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RN, Med/Surg

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 98038
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085030425-Nursing - 9 N Tower A-B

Overview

Registered Nurse – General Medicine, Adult Safety Unit

Winston Salem, NC, United States 

 

Are you a passionate and skilled Registered Nurse (full time, nights) seeking a rewarding opportunity in patient care? At Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, we are committed to making a meaningful impact in the lives of our diverse patient population. As a crucial member of our dynamic team, you will play a pivotal role in our General Medicine/Adult Safety Unit, delivering exceptional healthcare and making a positive difference in patient outcomes. 

 

Position Highlights: 

  • Sign-on Bonus: $15,000 sign-on bonus eligible position, provided the candidate meets the eligibility requirements!
  • Shift Schedule:  Full time nights, 7pm-7am, with weekend rotation 
  • Department: General Medicine, Adult Safety Unit
  • Location:  Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem

 

What We Offer: 

  • Generous PTO: Accrual of up to 25 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters. 
  • Wellness Incentives: Take advantage of up to $1,350 in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program, prioritizing your well-being. 
  • Education Reimbursement: We invest in your professional growth, offering up to $2,500 per year towards a bachelor’s degree and up to $5,000 per year towards a graduate degree. 
  • Parental Benefits: We understand the importance of family, providing six weeks of paid birthing-mother maternity leave and four weeks of paid parental leave. 
  • Retirement: Secure your future with up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions, ensuring financial peace of mind. 

 

What You’ll Need: 

  • Graduation from accredited School of Nursing; BSN preferred. 
  • Registered Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina Board of Nursing 
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required  
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 1 year of hire for Adult Critical Care, Adult ED
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 1 year of hire for Network ED, Peds ED, PICU and NICU, and other areas per unit guidelines
  • Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Solid written and oral communication skills

 

Impact Patient Care: 

As a skilled and compassionate RN, you will play a pivotal role in our healthcare team, leading the coordination of patient care from assessment to evaluation. Your expertise will be showcased as you prescribe, delegate, and carefully orchestrate nursing care tailored to each patient's unique needs, encompassing their age, health/illness status, and physiological/psychosocial well-being. By joining our dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and contribute to our unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional and top-quality healthcare. 

 

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  1. Patient/Family Centered Care: Utilize the nursing process to deliver compassionate care, placing patients and their families at the center of every decision. Conduct thorough assessments, develop nursing diagnoses, identify outcomes, plan interventions, and coordinate care to promote optimal health and wellbeing in accordance with the policies of WFBH. 
  2. Patient Discharge & Referrals:Participates in multidisciplinary discharge planning referrals to hospital and community resources as needed. 
  3. Safe, Therapeutic, and Healing Environment: Create a secure and healing environment by safeguarding patient privacy and ensuring responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. Embrace technology and equipment to enhance patient and staff safety. 
  4. Effective Communication: Demonstrate excellent communication skills to foster collaboration among the healthcare team, facilitating information sharing throughout the continuum of care. Active participation in our professional practice model and shared governance initiatives will promote teamwork, leadership, and clinical excellence. 
  5. Professional Growth and Accountability: Function effectively in a professional setting by actively participating in peer review, professional development, and adherence to care standards. Exhibit effective team skills, autonomous practice, and critical thinking, acknowledging accountability for actions. 
  6. Point of Care Testing: Performs and maintains competency for point-of-care testing as assigned, waived and or non-waived, ensuring compliance with WFBH policies and with applicable state and federal regulations.
  7. Patient Advocacy: Act as a passionate patient advocate throughout the continuum of care, advocating for their needs and preferences in all patient settings, including the community. 
  8. Care Management and Clinical Prioritization: Coordinate the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services by applying care management principles. Identify clinical priorities and initiate action to continuously improve patient outcomes. 
  9. Promotion of Healthy Work Environment: Embrace and contribute to our professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promoting a healthy and supportive work environment. Take personal responsibility for professional growth and development. 

 

Work Environment:

  • Ability to tolerate moderate to high stress levels
  • Subject to occasional crowded conditions
  • Moderate noise environment
  • Handles emergency or crisis situations
  • Subject to many interruptions and stressful situations
  • Regular exposure to the risk of blood borne diseases, infections and contagious diseases
  • Contact with patients, family members, community members, co-workers and medical staff under a wide variety of circumstances
  • Handles absentee replacement on short notice
  • Required to wear PPE 

If you are a dedicated nurse looking to make a difference in patient care, we welcome you to be a part of our team at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. Join us and experience the fulfillment of providing exceptional healthcare in a supportive and dynamic environment.  Apply today! 

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