Under general supervision, the RN demonstrates and utilizes knowledge and skills to provide direct age-specific and culturally appropriate patient care through the use of the nursing process based on knowledge of principles of growth and development, serves as a clinical resource, participates in patient and staff education, demonstrates leadership, and serves as a preceptor. Employees are encouraged to support Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s involvement in the community we serve.
A PRN Tier 2 Nurse will work on an as-needed basis.
5 North is a 23-bed stepdown telemetry unit that specializes in vascular surgery, telemetry and stroke. 5 North is part of the Cardiovascular Division at SMC.
Staffing is comprised of RNs, PCAs (patient care associates) and UAs (unit ambassadors). In addition to regular staffing, 5 North has a free Charge Nurse and Admission Discharge Nurse that are available to help with a variety of things. This team believes that teamwork is essential to providing excellent patient care. Here you will find a warm group of professional, willing and clinically proficient individuals to assist you in adapting to your potential role as a registered nurse. 5 North cares for a variety of patients with telemetry needs, providing an environment conducive to extensive learning and skill development.
Nurse to patient ratio on 5 North is 1:4.
Some of 5 North’s vascular surgeries include aortic aneurysm repair, carotid endarterectomy, femoral bypass surgeries and amputations. 5 North is the secondary stroke unit at SMC and all the nurses on 5N are NIHSS certified, which we help you obtain during your orientation period. All the beds on 5N are monitored beds. You will be exposed to many types of patients on 5N aiding in your ability to provide great care to anyone that chose Spartanburg Medical Center to meet their healthcare needs.
Core Job Responsibilities
Additional InformationSpartanburg Regional is an integrated healthcare system that provides care from birth to hospice. As a a partner with the community for 90 years, we have earned a reputation for technological excellence. With more than 5,600 employees, Spartanburg Regional prides itself in being one of the most recognized healthcare facilities in Upstate South Carolina. A long list of accolades and accomplishments keep our employees proud. We believe the pride and quality in our organization is the result of a focused effort of our staff and resources.