Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 109485
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Part Time
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030349-Nursing - Observation Unit
This position is Sign-On Bonus eligible. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages and paid time off. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages and paid time off.
3B Observation Unit is a 22 bed, med-surg unit, specializing in observation status patients whose acuity is consistent with cardiac telemetry. Our Nurse-to-patient ratio is typically 6:1, however there are often times where 5:1 is the experience. We see a broad array of patient diagnosis including: Chest pain, TIA/CVA rule out, GI post ERCP, IR post chemo embolization and UAE, Behavioral Health holds needing medical clearance, post catheterizations without interventions, and Long-term care med adjustment patients. Nurses are supported by 2 HCT’s and a charge nurse.
Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship hospital of Atrium Health, which is distinguished throughout the Southeastern United States for its excellent patient care and medical expertise.
CMC operates at 2 locations: CMC and Atrium Health Mercy. These locations are 1.3 miles apart.
From modest beginnings in 1943, we have evolved into the largest hospital in the region and a world-class facility that offers a full range of services to the Charlotte community and beyond, with more than 1,100 physicians and providers specializing in all areas of medicine.
CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and is an approved transplant center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We also serve as one of North Carolina’s 5 Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serve as a regional campus for Wake Forest University School of Medicine, based in Winston-Salem, NC.
The RN Clinical Nurse I 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.
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.
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.