Sep 29, 2020

Registered Nurse - Clinical Decision & Observation

  • CarolinaEast Health System
  • New Bern, NC, USA

Job Description

About CarolinaEast Medical Center CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete complement of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,500 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees. The Clinical Decision and Observation Service is a 48 private bed unit. The foundation for this unit is based on outpatient/observation services which encompasses both medical and intermediate levels of care to patients. Within the unit reside a 13 bed admission area and a 19 bed observation area and a 16 bed unit that is utilized for the influx of patients and medical overflow. The goal of the Clinical Decision Unit is to provide safe, quality care for patients with various disease processes through the admission process and observation services. Job Summary: The Staff Nurse is responsible for implementing the philosophies, objectives, standards of care, and policies and procedures of the Nursing Division under the direction of the Nurse Manager. The Staff Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care and functioning as a charge nurse according to the Nurse Manager's expectation for an assigned shift. Minimum Requirements: Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Current RN license with the North Carolina State Board of Nursing or Compact License recognized by the North Carolina State Board of Nursing. Knowledge of current trends and techniques in nursing. Possess the ability to relate effectively to patients, their families, physicians, staff, and all others using proper channels of communication. Recognize the importance of being a professional role model for others. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her unit(s). The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as describe in the unit's/ area's/ department's policies and procedures. Maintain current AHA BLS certification.** Sign on bonus of $5,000.00 for qualified, full time candidates** Relocation up to $5,000.00 for full time candidates per HR guidelines