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RN Residency, Critical Care

Lexington, NC, United States
Job ID: 121846
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: variable nights of the week, every other weekend
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12521085330409-Nursing - Critical Care


The Critical Care Unit at Lexington Medical Center is seeking a recent RN graduate to join their dynamic team! You will play a pivotal role in our healthcare team, leading the coordination of patient care with assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. You will direct and lead other assigned team members and collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with nursing standards of care and practice. 

Our RN Residency program includes a comprehensive, evidence-based clinical orientation and a nursing professional development transition to practice curriculum.

Position Highlights

  • 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), Nights
  • Department: Critical Care
  • Location: Lexington Medical Center - Lexington, NC

What We Offer

  • 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.
  • 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.

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

Job Responsibilities (Not Limited To)

  1. Patient/Family Centered Care: Provide patient/family centered care using the nursing process and focusing on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious, and environmental needs. This includes providing for the assessment, development of nursing diagnoses, outcome identification, planning, implementation of interventions, coordination of care, health teaching and promotion and evaluation of goals and interventions consistent with the policies of WFBMC.
  2. Safe, Therapeutic, and Healing Environment: Maintains a safe, therapeutic, and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior.
  3. Technology Utilization: Utilizes and promotes the use of technology and equipment to enhance the safety of patients and staff.
  4. Effective Communication: Communicates effectively to promote sharing of information throughout the continuum of care and as an effective member of the healthcare team.
  5. Professional Growth and Accountability: Demonstrates the ability to function in a professional setting through active participation in a professional practice model. This includes participating in shared governance, adherence to standards of care, participation in peer review and professional development promoting leadership and clinical excellence, effective team skills, autonomous practice and acknowledgment of accountability for actions and critical thinking.
  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: Demonstrates ability to function in a professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promotion of a healthy work environment and acceptance of personal responsibility for professional growth.

Learn more about the city of Lexington, North Carolina here →

If you are a dedicated nurse looking to make a difference in patent 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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