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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 4202
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030064-Nursing - 10L Medical Intensive Care Unit
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd
Shift Details: 7p - 7a, 36hrs/wk
The patient population and cases in the Medical ICU are various and include ARDs, septic shock, liver failure, multiple organ failure, respiratory failure, gastrointestinal bleeds, oncology patients requiring a higher level of care, renal failure, sickle cell crises, and diabetic ketoacidosis. Our tasks include assisting with intubations, bedside procedures, titrating multiple drips, comfort care measures, transfers to off-unit procedures/tests, life support measures (including ECMO), and working with various specialty consults.
In addition to the bedside care we provide, we also work diligently as a team to brainstorm new ideas for delivering the highest quality and safest care. Our unit-based council earned the Heart of Nursing award January 2018 for setting an excellent example of unit-based shared governance. The Medical ICU team strives to create a culture where we hold each other accountable with respect and professionalism.
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.