Oct 06, 2020

RN - As Needed - Emergency Department - Nags Head, NC

  • Vidant Health
  • North Carolina, USA

Job Description

Vidant Health

About the Outer Banks Hospital

Located in the beautiful coastal town of Nags Head, NC. The Outer Banks Hospital offers high-quality care in a compassionate environment—it’s what we’re known for on the Outer Banks.

We opened in March 2002 as a joint venture between Vidant Health and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare. Our facility includes eighteen acute care medical-surgical beds, two labor and delivery/recovery/post-partum beds, a level II nursery bed, a designated caesarian section room, three operating rooms, outpatient and diagnostic services along with a 24-hour emergency department. Affiliated with The Outer Banks Hospital is The Outer Banks Medical Group (a Vidant Medical Group partner) which is comprised of nine physician practices.

As a community hospital, we offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. We meet the health care needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of 35,000 swells to 250,000 in the summer months.

We welcome you to make a difference with us and become a part of a collaborative community that touches lives, including yours.

Position Summary

Responsible to provide care in accordance with the North Carolina Board of Nursing-Nurse Practice Act,?? American Nurses Association Standards of Practice and other standards established by profession/professional groups, regulating bodies/agents.?? Nursing care will be delivered in accordance with Vidant Health and entity specific nursing policies, procedures and professional standards of care/practice.

Responsible for the provision and coordination of nursing care to include the collection and analysis of assessment data, identification of expected outcomes and development of plan of care in collaboration with the patient/family and other interdisciplinary team members.?? Identifies interventions to attain expected outcomes, implements the interventions identified in the plan of care, evaluates the progress of the patient/family toward attainment of outcomes, and documents the process.?? This care includes sensitivity to age specific and unique needs of the patient/family.

Promotes and evaluates the effective functioning of the health care team. Collaborates with health care team members to meet the identified needs of the patient/family throughout the episode of care.?? Delegates tasks and activities as appropriate and governed by NC Nurse Practice Act.

Minimum Requirements

Associate Degree or Diploma is required.

Bachelors Degree is preferred.

0 - 2 years experience is required.

Current NC RN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required.

Basic Life Support is required.

ACLS/PALS requireed within 6 months of hire.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required: (i.e. supervision, computers, etc.)

Flexibility in scheduling to meet the twenty four (24) hour needs of the patients.

Possess organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.

Ability to utilize effective and confidential communication in patient, interdisciplinary, and
staff relationships.

Maintains stable performance levels under conditions of pressure and multiple
demands.

Working knowledge and experience with PC-based applications.

Other Information

This is a PRN position; hours are based on the needs of the department.

There are no guaranteed hours.

There are multiple positions.

These positions are not eligible for the team member benefits.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.