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Staff Nurse: Emergency Dept -$25,000 SIGN ON BONUS!

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Job ID: 95253
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

Operates as a key member of the health care team using the nursing process. Clinical skills and leadership to direct, provide, and evaluate age specific patient care according to the department’s scope of service.

Responsibilities

  •  Patients, families, and the other members of the healthcare team, as key customers, are provided with cost efficient care with excellent clinical outcomes, provided by a team member who understands and respects each member of the multidiscipline team and interacts with other team members and customers in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner.
  • Utilizes the nursing process: Collect patient data. Analyze the data to determine diagnosis. Identify expected outcomes. Plan care. Implement interventions identified in the plan. Evaluate the patient’s progress towards outcomes. Utilizes the nursing process to efficiently perform comprehensive triage. Documents nursing process and nursing assessment in nurses’ notes as outlined in ED policy and procedure. Responds appropriately to emergency situations. Interventions are appropriate and outcomes evaluated based on data collection and interpretation relevant to health status of patient. Changes in the plan of care are made as the patient progresses to promote positive outcome with improvement in health status. ACLS required within six months. 

Qualifications

 EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT 

  • None required for beginning nurse/new graduates. Requirements for specialty areas are defined as 1-2 years of experience in specialty area or related clinical experience. 

LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION 

  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina; BLS certification, ACLS certification within one year. Additional certifications such as PALS, TNCC, and ENPC encouraged but not required.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS 

  • Good interpersonal, communication, and observation skills are essential. Communicates clearly and concisely verbally and in writing. Exposure to and basic skills in use of clinical computer system. Strong focus on customer service. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • Exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other infectious diseases requires the use of protective equipment. Exposed to other hazards such as radiation, toxic waste, and chemical hazards based on the department.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT 
  • Requires a range of physical activity from sedentary work to heavy work. This includes sitting, standing, walking and lifting patients and objects throughout the shift. 

Job Details

Legal Employer: Lenoir Health

Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care

Organization Unit: Emergency Dept

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Night Job

Location of Job: LENOIR MEM

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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