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RN, Cardiac ICU

High Point, NC, United States
Job ID: 110551
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12511085232087-Nursing - CCU Cardiac Care Unit


The Registered Nurse coordinates the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to provide optimal, quality patient care. They prescribe, delegate, and coordinate nursing care based on nursing diagnoses consistent with the patient’s age, health/illness status, and physiological/psychosocial needs.


  • Sign-On Bonus: $10,000 sign-on incentive, provided the candidate meets the eligibility requirements! Click here to learn more.
  • Shift Schedule: Full-time (36 hours), Days
  • Department: Cardiac Care
  • Location: High Point Medical Center – High Point, NC


  • Day 1 Health Coverage: Choose from either copay or HSA-eligible health insurance options with coverage starting on your first day of work. 
  • Generous PTO: Accrue up to 200 hours/year starting, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters.
  • 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.
  • Looking to get certified?  We cover the costs of 183 different nursing certifications from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  
  • Wellness Incentives: Take advantage of up to $1,500 per year in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program, prioritizing your well-being.
  • Parental Benefits: We understand the importance of family, providing six weeks of paid leave for birthing parents and four weeks of paid leave for non-birthing parents. 
  • Retirement: Secure your financial future with up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions.
  • Relocation Assistance: Specific conditions apply.


  • Graduation from accredited School of Nursing; BSN preferred.
  • Registered Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina 
  • 1 year of nursing experience required
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required 
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 1 year of hire


  1. Patient Care: Gathers and assesses data on the patient. Identifies/communicates physical needs/problems of the patient on admission/throughout hospitalization. Identifies/communicates psychosocial needs/problems of the patient on admission/throughout hospitalization. Plans/individualizes age-appropriate plan of care in collaboration with the patient/family/health care team. Sets priorities in planning/organizing patient care based on nursing assessments. Implements nursing care interventions based on the patient/family needs and situational/procedural complexities. Directs and implements teaching of the patient/family. Evaluates the patient's response to nursing interventions.
  2. Patient Discharge & Referrals: Participates in multidisciplinary discharge planning referrals to hospital and community resources as needed.
  3. Documentation: Documents pertinent patient data (assessment, interventions, evaluation) per policy. Updates patient care profile/multidisciplinary plan/medical page to provide accurate patient information and documentation.
  4. Safety & Emergency Response: Practices safety. Identifies barriers to safety and plans and implements changes to resolve safety barriers. Recognizes Code Blue emergencies and implements Code Blue procedure.
  5. Communication: Communicates in a clear, concise and accurate manner pertinent patient data to all members of the health care team. Keeps Charge Nurse, Unit Coordinator, Supervisor, Manager and/or Director informed of pertinent patient care/nursing personnel/nursing unit problems and needs and submits written documentation. Collaborates effectively with healthcare team. Identifies communication barriers and implements/facilitates plans to resolve barrier to communication.
  6. Teamwork: Serves as a resource for nursing staff/nursing instructors/ students in planning care assignments/educational experiences.  Guides/supervises other nursing personnel in implementing nursing care based on patient needs, staff competencies/ licensure, and situational/procedural complexities. Seeks assistance of Charge Nurse, Unit Coordinator, Manager, and/or Supervisor when needed in assessing complex patient situations, interpreting physician orders, and consulting physicians.
  7. Charge Nurse: Functions as Charge Nurse as needed.
  8. Preceptor: Serves as a preceptor.
  9. Process/Performance Improvement: Demonstrates operational knowledge of current procedures, performance improvement, and treatment modalities. Participates in unit performance improvement monitoring when selected or requested.
  10. Policy, Procedures & Standards: Identifies locations of policies, procedures and standards and knows resources. Holds other accountable for complying with policies, procedures and standards. Serves as a resource for peers for questions regarding policies, procedures and standards.  Contributes towards making revisions to policies, procedures and standards.
  11. Professional Development & Growth: Completes mandatory educational requirements and CBLs without prompting. Attends a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education programs. Identifies needs for self-improvement and growth.
  12. Meetings & Committees: Attends/participates in a minimum of 75% of unit staff meetings. Attends and participates in a minimum of 75% in nursing department committees when selected or requested.
  13. Professionalism: Upholds a professional working relationship at all times and adheres to department rules. Practices teamwork and adheres to Standards of Behavior.
  14. Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned by management.

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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