Job Req ID: 159172
Position Number: 00154870
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift Details: 7p-7a
Standard Hours: 36.00
Department Name: NSG - 6 South
Location: Carolinas Med Center - Mercy
Location Details: CMC Mercy Med/Surg Unit
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
CMC-Mercy is a Planetree designated patient-centered hospital. The Planetree model is committed to enhancing health care from the patients perspective; empowers patients and families by providing information and education, cultivates healing of the mind-body-spirit, provides patient-directed care, is value-based, holistic and promotes safety of patients through active involvement in their own care.
We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse for our 34 bed Medical/Surgical unit at CMC-Mercy. Responsible for the direct provision of patient care and for assisting the manager with daily operations to include but not limited to coordination of patient care/outcomes, allocation of human and fiscal resources, communications, patient throughput, program development and oversight, patient, physician and employee rounding, selection, development, and retention of staff, clinical supervision and performance appraisal, performance improvement activities, service recovery and compliance with regulatory agency requirements. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.
Supports the manager utilizing systematic approaches to enhance the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, nursing service administration and delivery of care in the department
Assists with interview, selection, and supervision of nursing personnel in the department
Assists with coordination of communication at regular intervals throughout shifts via staff meetings/huddles to exchange information/ promote dialogue with teammates
Collaborates with manager to ensure understanding and compliance with federal and state laws, to include healthcare services and practice, while complying with all required regulations and policies
Rounds on patients, teammates, and physicians at prescribed frequencies to gain insight into patient care, employee, and physician satisfaction and appropriateness of patient care and/or department operations
Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with applicable legal or policy parameters or principles
Assists in identifying expected outcomes to provide direction for continuity of care/department operations
Assists in evaluating progress towards goal attainment/achievement of expected outcomes and disseminates information to teammates involved with the care or the situation
Performs nursing care, assists with treatments, therapies, procedures, and administers medications as necessary
Coordinates management of patient flow/throughput and staffing through continuous assessment of volume/acuity needs, utilizing resources available to assist in provision of appropriate staffing resources
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak and understand English fluently. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Minimum 2 years nursing experience preferred. BSN required. Non-BSN candidates for external hire or internal promotion must be approved by the CNE and must enroll in a BSN program within 1 year of Hire/Transfer date and must complete program within 3 years of enrollment in the program. Previous management experience preferred. Appropriate professional certification (within 2 years if not currently certified) required. Current RN license or temporary license as RN petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-NLC states, current RN license or temporary license as a RN Petitioner required in the state where the RN works.
At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
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Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer