Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 13309
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
This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus! Experienced RNs are eligible for a bonus of $10,000 for full time positions and $5,000 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 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 SummaryResponsible for the direct provision of patient care and for assisting the manager with daily operations to include but not limited to coordination of patient care/outcomes, allocation of human and fiscal resources, communications, patient throughput, program development and oversight, patient, physician and employee rounding, selection, development, and retention of staff, clinical supervision and performance appraisal, performance improvement activities, service recovery and compliance with regulatory agency requirements. 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 and understand English fluently. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Current RN licensure in appropriate state. Minimum two years nursing experience preferred. Previous management experience preferred. BSN required. RN candidates for external hire or internal promotion without BSN must be enrolled in a BSN program within 1 year of Hire/Transfer date and must complete program within 3 years of enrollment in the program. Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to the American Heart Association. 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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