Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 896
Job Family: Nursing - Inpatient
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030311-Nursing - 9B Cardiac Telemetry
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd
Shift Details: 7a – 7p, 36hrs/wk
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 $5,000 for full time positions and $3000 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.
9B Cardiac Neuro Progressive is a 19 bed unit, with 6 high acuity beds and 13 telemetry beds. This unit serves a diverse patient population with complex cardiac & neurological needs. Our progressive population can include increased oxygen requirements, advanced medication management, and increased neurological assessment standards. Cardiac and neuro patient populations merge to include patients with cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac work up for chest pain, cardiac catheterization along with post-craniotomy patients for brain tumors and stroke patients. Many of our patients are recovering from severe critical illnesses and require frequent monitoring and nursing interventions, complex care coordination, and intensive rehabilitation needs by physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Due to the high acuity of the progressive bed patients, the typical nurse to patient ratio is 1:3, with a 1:4 ratio for telemetry beds.
9B is a fast-paced environment that fosters exceptional teamwork, quality improvement, promotes growth and development through clinical advancement, and embraces leadership opportunities.
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.