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Date Posted: Feb 5, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 263
Job Family: Nursing - Inpatient
Status: Full Time
Department Name: 11011005030345-Nursing - 7H Dickson Heart
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd
This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus! Experienced RNs with a minimum of 1 year of ICU experience are eligible for a bonus of $3,000 for full time positions and $1,500 for part time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and a career advancement ladder that rewards you for years of experience within your area of specialty.
The Dickson Heart Intensive Care Unit is a 20 bed cardiac ICU that provides complex invasive hemodynamic monitoring for patients who are diagnosed with STEMI, exacerbation of heart failure, end stage heart failure, cardiogenic shock, as well as other complex cardiovascular conditions that may require heart transplants. DHICU is as a fast-paced unit where the nurses are specialized in caring for patients with the following devices: temporary pacemakers, intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation, ECMO and all other ventricular assistive devices (LVADS, Impella, etc.)
Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship hospital of Atrium Health, which is distinguished throughout the Southeastern United States for its excellent patient care and medical expertise. CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 Trauma center, is Magnet-designated, and also an approved transplant center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We also serve as one of North Carolina’s five Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serve as a satellite for the medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Job SummaryThe RN Clinical Nurse I provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or department policies procedures, and/or protocols under the supervision of the nursing leader. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required.