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Nurse - Medical Surgical - Full-Time Nights - University City

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 79410
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7p-7a
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11031005730325-Nursing - 5th Floor Medical/Surgical


A Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) can hold this position. LPNs are encouraged to apply! 

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. RNs are eligible for a bonus of up to $20,000 for Full Time positions, and up to $10,000 for Part Time positions. LPNs are eligible for a bonus of up to $7500 for Full Time positions, and up to $3,750 for Part Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and Career Advancement programs. 

Meet our Unit: Fast paced, 37 bed medical-surgical unit with a staffing matrix to support a nurse-to-patient ratio of 1:5, HCTs 1:8-10. Diverse patient population, including general, GYN, ortho, urology, and oral-maxillary post-operative adult and pediatric patients, dialysis, wound care, and many additional medical diagnoses to offer a wide variety of clinical experiences. Average daily census is 35 patients. Great, upbeat culture and friendly environment with ample support from an excellent group of well-experienced team members. Daily support includes, unassigned team leads (charge nurse), unassigned clinical supervisors, unit manager and unit-based educator. Many additional opportunities to learn and help grow your healthcare career. Atrium Health will provide you with excellent opportunities for continuing education and career advancement. 

Atrium Health University City 5AU recently achieved a Tier One teammate engagement rating highlighting the great culture and teammate satisfaction within the department. 

Atrium Health University City was also recently recognized for our exceptional teammate diversity and ability to care for patients of all ethnic backgrounds.

Atrium Health University City was also recently recognized in an article in Newsbreak for being rated as the best hospital in the state of North Carolina and Number 24 overall for hospitals nationwide.

Job Summary

The Clinical Nurse provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or department policies procedures, and/or protocols under the supervision of the nursing leader. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.

Essential Functions

  • Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer's health or the situation. Analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or potential diagnoses, problems, and issues.
  • Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation.
  • Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected, measurable outcomes.
  • Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment.
  • Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or principles.
  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes.
  • Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles.
  • Communicates effectively in all areas of practice.
  • Collaborates with healthcare consumer and other key stakeholders in the conduct of nursing practice.
  • Leads within the professional practice setting and the profession.
  • Integrates evidence and research findings into practice.
  • Contributes to quality nursing practice.
  • Evaluates one's own and others nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations.
  • Utilizes appropriate resources to plan, provide, and sustain evidence-based nursing services that are safe, effective, and fiscally responsible.
  • Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner.
  • Practices ethically.
  • Promotes shared governance, or facility decision making activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect clinical outcomes and promotion.


Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required.

Registered Nurse Education, Experience and Certifications.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred. Current Basic Life Support required per policy guidelines. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works.

LPN Education, Experience and Certifications 
Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing required.BLS required per policy guidelines. Current LPN licensure or temporary license as a licensed practical nurse petitioner required.  

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