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RN, Emergency Department, Nights

North Wilkesboro, NC, United States
Job ID: 123882
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12541085430001-Emergency Department


RN, Wilkes Medical Center, Emergency Room

Status: Full-Time, Nights, 7:00pm-7:00am

This job qualifies for a $25,000 sign-on bonus, provided the candidate meets the eligibility requirements. 

We are seeking an Emergency Room Registered Nurse to join our ER team at our community hospital located in the foothills of beautiful western North Carolina. If you are an RN with Critical Care or ER experience, a position with our Academic Learning Health System may be the position for you. Click here for a virtual tour with Chad Brown, President of Wilkes Medical Center!

What We Offer:

  • Moving to the area? Enjoy a $3,000 relocation bonus, paid out within 30 days of employment.  
  • Day 1 Health Coverage. Choose from either copay or HSA-eligible health insurance options with coverage starting on your first day of work.  
  • Need a breather? Enjoy generous PTO starting at 25 days/year, so you can take time off for adventures, health days, holidays, sick days, etc.
  • Want to keep learning? We're all in! Get up to $2,500/year for your bachelor's degree dreams and up to $5,000/year for your graduate degree aspirations.
  • Wellness Incentives: Dive into up to $1,350/year in wellness perks through our LiveWELL program. Your well-being is a big deal to us.
  • Family matters! New parents, you're covered with six weeks of paid maternity leave for birthing moms and four weeks of paid parental leave for everyone.
  • Thinking about the future? We're on it! Secure your financial journey with up to 7% employer-paid contributions to your retirement fund.


  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing required. 

Licenses and Certifications: 

  • Registered Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support required 
  • ACLS and PALS required within 1 year of hire 


  1. Provides 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. Maintains a safe, therapeutic, and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. 
  3. Utilizes and promotes the use of technology and equipment to enhance the safety of patients and staff. 
  4. Communicates effectively to promote sharing of information throughout the continuum of care and as an effective member of the healthcare team. 
  5. 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. 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. Acts as a patient advocate throughout the continuum of care including all patient settings and in the community. 
  8. Coordinates the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of care management principles. Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes. 
  9. 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.