36-bed unit – taking majority Intermediate Level Patients on 3 West.
The population consists of multiple types of primarily adult patients and includes the following:
Complex fluid and medication management
Single and/or Multisystem complications
Services also include patient education related to chemotherapy, radiation, associated procedures, disease processes, management, diagnostic procedures, and trach care.
Work collaboratively with other disciplines such as Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Unit based Dietitian, Pharmacist, Case Management, and Social Work.
RN ratio for Intermediate beds 1:4
Flexible scheduling options with self-scheduling
Deliver direct, quality patient care, utilizing a basic clinical skill level and knowledge base.
Develop, implements and evaluates/revises a plan of care.
Attends educational programs and staff orientation which promotes personal and professional development.
Participate in Service Excellence Program.
Current RN licensure in the state of North Carolina or temporary North Carolina licensure or meet requirements to hold RN licensure in a compact state.
Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) required.
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) may be required depending on unit requirements.
FOR EASTCARE TRANSPORT RN's: ACLS, BLS, PALS. NRP, TNCC must be obtained before the end of orientation, One specialty certification for example, CFRN or must be obtained within 2 years of hire is required. 3 to 5 years experience as a RN is required from an ICU or ER setting.
The ability to treat patients under EastCare protocols is determined by the EastCare Medical Director.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Hours - Full-Time - 36 hours per week.
Internal Number: 931524
About Vidant Medical Center
Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.
We are located in Greenville, NC which is located in the heart of North Carolina’s coastal plain, just a short drive from the famous Outer Banks beaches, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the attractions in the Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill). Greenville is home to East Carolina University, an integral part of North Carolina’s excellent university system. Greenville offers the best of urban amenities and a friendly environment.
In July 2013 Vidant Medical Center received Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Magnet® recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and professional practice.
Vidant Medical Center... provides paid time off and a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to medical, dental, life and disability insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan. Benefits begin the first day of employment.