RN - Intermediate Care Unit - PRN (as needed) in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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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 http://www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com/
Job Description for Registred Nurse - Intermediate Care Unit:
1.     Assessing the patient’s physical and mental health including the patient’s reaction to illnesses and treatment regimens.
2. Recording and reporting the results of the nursing assessment.
3. Planning, initiating, delivering, and evaluating appropriate nursing acts.
4. Teaching, assigning, delegating to or supervising other personnel in implementing the treatment regimen.
5. Collaborating with other health care providers in determining the appropriate health care for a patient but, subject to the provisions of G.S.90-18.2, not prescribing a medical treatment regimen or making a medical diagnosis, except under supervision of a licensed physician.
6. Implementing the treatment and pharmaceutical regimen prescribed by any person authorized by State law to prescribe the regimen.
7. Providing teaching and counseling about the patient’s health.
8. Reporting and recording the plan for care, nursing care given, and the patient’s response to that care.
9. Supervising, teaching, and evaluating those who perform or are preparing to perform nursing functions and administering nursing programs and nursing services.
10. Providing for the maintenance of safe and effective nursing care, whether rendered directly or indirectly.
IMCU- Frye’s Intermediate Care Unit consists of 13 beds and is an ICU step down unit.  The Intermediate nursing team cares for a variety of monitored patients including those with cardiac and neurological conditions, providing valuable experience for a future in critical care nursing if desired. The American Heart Association has awarded Frye the Get with the Guidelines Gold plus Heart Failure Award and the Gold Stroke Award.   If you prefer a smaller unit with complex cases and exceptional teamwork, Intermediate may be the unit for you.

Job Requirements

Current RN licensure by the state of North Carolina.

Current CPR certification.


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