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Registered Nurse, Pediatric ICU Staff

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 120650
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085030382-6 BCH Peds ICU


Short Description:

Elevate your nursing career by joining the esteemed Brenner Children's Hospital team, a proud member of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. As a Registered Nurse (full time, variable shift) in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, you'll be an integral part of our commitment to delivering advanced and compassionate care to our young patients and their families.


Position Highlights: 

  • Sign-on Bonus: $10,000 sign-on bonus eligible position for qualified candidates!  
  • Shift Schedule:  Full time (36 hours), Night shift (7p-7a), with weekend rotation 
  • Department:  Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) 
  • Location:  Brenner Children’s Hospital 

 What We Offer:

  • Generous PTO: Accrual starts at 25 days/year, 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. 
  • 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 birthing-mother maternity leave and four weeks of paid parental leave. 
  • Retirement: Secure your financial future with up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions. 

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, per unit guidelines  
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 1 year of hire, per unit guidelines  

How You’ll 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. 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.
  7. 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. 
  8. 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. 

Where You’ll Work: 

Discover an enriching nursing career at Brenner Children's Hospital, nestled in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. As part of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center family, you'll collaborate with over 150 full-time pediatric experts across 30+ subspecialties, along with dedicated pediatric surgical specialists. With over 4,500 annual admissions and 21,000 subspecialty visits, your role as a Registered Nurse will be pivotal in providing exceptional care and making a lasting impact on the lives of children and families in our vibrant community. 


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