Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 11906
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11051016631528-Nursing - Admission Discharge Transition Unit
Location: Charlotte - 2001 Vail Ave
ADTU/4S is a fast paced, 20 bed, admission/discharge/transition unit that specializes in the treatment of new onset medical conditions in the acute care setting. All beds are equipped with telemetry and eICU connectivity to enable our team to quickly and safely meet the healthcare needs for our patients. Common medical conditions addressed by our healthcare team include, but are not limited to: congestive heart failure, COPD, diabetes, pulmonary edema, hypertension, renal disease, and initial cardiac work up (stress test) for chest pain and/or shortness of breath.
Job SummaryAssesses, plans, coordinates, and evaluates the clinical and operational functions of a nursing unit to ensure quality, cost effective health care is provided by an educated and competent team. Promotes a safe environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the age, developmental stages, and special needs of the 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 and understand English fluently. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and / or unit/department conditions.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required. Current RN licensure in appropriate state. Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred. Must have or complete MSN if undergraduate degree is not BSN. Enrollment in MSN program within 1 year of hire/transfer date and graduation of MSN program required within 5 years of hire. If undergraduate degree is BSN, a Master's Degree from a health-related program or MBA is acceptable. Previous management experience preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Provider from AHA required. Appropriate professional certification (either clinical or leadership) is required within 1 year of eligibility for professional certification exam. Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the nurse leader.
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