Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse demonstrates thorough knowledge of therapeutic patient care, patient advocacy, clinical pathways/care maps, team dynamics, hospital systems, and serves as a resource for the registered nurse and support staff. Collaborates with leadership in developing and implementing the Spartanburg Medical Center culture, Vision, Mission and goals.
It is the premise of the Professional Practice Program that each of the key responsibilities builds on the preceding requirements.
6 North is a 12-bed step down telemetry unit that specializes in vascular surgery and telemetry. 6 North is part of the Cardiovascular Division at SMC.
6 North is comprised of RNs, PCAs (patient care associates) and UAs (unit ambassadors). In addition to our regular staffing, 6 North has a free Charge Nurse / Admission Discharge Nurse that is available to help you with a variety of things.
Nurse to patient ratio on 6 North is 1:4.
6 North 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. 6 North cares for a variety of patients with telemetry needs.
Some of 6 North’s vascular surgeries include aortic aneurysm repair, carotid endarterectomy, femoral bypass surgeries and amputations. All the beds on 6N are monitored beds. You will be exposed to many types of patients on 6N 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.