RN - Emergency Services - Full time nights $8,000 sign on bonus in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/26/2018

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger. 
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve. 
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers. 
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.  
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com
Job Description for Registered Nurse - Emergency Services:
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
ED- The Emergency Department at Frye serves approximately 40,000 patients per year with a wide array of illnesses.  The ED is a fast paced setting that requires critical thinking and time management skills.  Excellent customer service and teamwork is a must while providing patient centered care.  The American Heart Association has awarded Frye the Mission Lifeline Gold Plus STEMI Receiving Facility and the Get With the Guidelines Gold Stroke Award. 

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Associate’s degree required.
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).

Licenses:
Current RN license to practice in NC.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran