May 20, 2022

RN - Nurse Transport

  • Vidant Health
  • Greenville, NC, USA
Full-time General Nursing

Job Description

Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Responsibilities

Coordinates the provision of care for patients

1. Responsible for patient movement requiring a nurse to monitor from general to the intermediate care levels

2. Understands transport monitor functions, the use and assessment points for intermediate level gtts, and knowledge of blood infusions

3. Obtains a ticket to ride or an appropriate hand off report from primary care nurse

4. Demonstrate knowledge of using the operational system, currently the EPIC Transport Rover system that will initiate patient movement

5. Assures healing without harm through use of safety habits and error prevention tools, periodic rounding, and engagement in daily safety huddle

6. Obtains and interprets initial and ongoing systematic patient/family assessment data, incorporating information from other appropriate sources.

7. Collaborates with primary nurse, patient/family/significant others(s) and interdisciplinary team members to mutually formulate realistic and measurable outcomes based on clinical presentation and plan of care.

8. Implements and actions interventions identified in the plan of care with consideration for patients' needs across the life span.

9. Reports to primary nurse any changes in progress while transporting the patient

10.Uses informatics tools, principles, and practices to make health care safer, more effective, efficient, and patient centered by incorporating technologies into nursing practice.

Coordinates the healthcare team

1. Collaborates with the health care team, shift to shift, discipline to discipline, site to site, in the organization of tasks and activities for the patient's care from during tranports according the plan of care.

2. Delegates appropriate tasks/activities commensurate with educational preparation and demonstrated abilities of the persons supervised .

3. Communicates effectively with patients/families and other members of the health care team.

4. Promotes the professional development of self and team members.

5. Participates in quality and performance improvement efforts

6. Analyzes clinical situations in a systematic way and acts to obtain resources or correct problems to best meet the patient's health care needs.

7. Demonstrates team behaviors to support the effectiveness of the health care team and provides feedback to team members as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

1. Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing is required.

2. Bachelors Degree in nursing is preferred.

3. 2 years experience, one year of which is in IU, ED, Transport, or ICU.

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

5. Basic Life Support certificate is required.

6. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certificate is required

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

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

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

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

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

5. Working knowledge and experience with PC-based applications.