Jan 16, 2021
CarolinaEast Health System
New Bern, NC, USA
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 Orthopedic Unit is a 30-bed unit postoperative care unit that primarily focuses on total joint and spine surgeries. The goal of the Orthopedic Unit is to provide excellent quality service during patients' hospital stay ensuring the best possible outcome. Quality care includes the utilization of the nursing process in accordance with physicians' orders, established policies and procedures, established professional standards, and administrative hospital-wide policies.
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 $10,000.00 for qualified, full time candidates
** Relocation up to $5,000.00 for full time candidates per HR guidelines