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Date Posted: Feb 14, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 749081
Job Family: Nursing - Inpatient
Status: Full Time
Department Name: 11011005030354-Nursing - 3K Short Stay Observation
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 experience are eligible for a bonus of $3,000 for Full Time and 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.”
*Currently operating as a COVID Unit
The Short Stay Medical Observation Unit (3K) provides patient centered care to a diverse population of adult patients while in observation status. 3K is designed to provide high-quality, personalized care for patients who require evaluation and clinically appropriate services and treatment for a short period of time before a decision can be made to whether patients will require further hospital services on an inpatient basis or are able to be discharged home. Some of the common conditions that require observation include, but not limited to, chest pain, shortness of breath, TIA, dehydration, asthma, abdominal pain, kidney stones, transfusions, and minor infections. Considered a frontline and fast paced unit, our staff closely monitors the conditions of our patients and streamlines their testing and treatment to expedite discharge at any time of the day or night. Our nurses provide professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with hospital policies and procedures under the supervision of leadership. Our nurses practice according to the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.
The 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.
Education, Experience and Certifications.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred. Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works.