Registered Nurse - ED Observation - Full-Time Days - University City
Posted on: September 20, 2023
This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. RNs are eligible for a
bonus of up to $20,000 for Full Time positions, and up to $10,000
for Part Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new
teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits
packages, paid time off, and a Career Advancement Ladder that
rewards you for years of experience within your area of
About the Unit: Our ED Observation Unit is responsible for the
general care of patients that do not meet inpatient admission
criteria. These patients must be 18 years or older, clinically and
psychologically stable, and Obstetric patients that are less than
20 weeks pregnant.
Atrium Health University City provides health care services in the
University City, Mint Hill, North Mecklenburg and Southwest
Cabarrus regions in North Carolina. The award-winning maternity
center provides personalized support and education throughout
pregnancy, delivery and recovery, while the Emergency Department
has more than 65,000 patient visits every year. Specialties also
include cancer care, diabetes care, heart care, neuroscience,
rehabilitation and much more. With the on-site Farmer's Market and
Teaching Garden, our teammates and community members have easy
access to local, fresh foods, highlighting the nutritional and
environmental benefit of locally grown produce.
The RN Clinical Nurse provides professional nursing care through
skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning,
implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or
department policies procedures, and/or protocols under the
supervision of the nursing leader. Assists in maintaining a safe
work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a
safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as
appropriate to the population of patients served.
- Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer's health or
the situation. Analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or
potential diagnoses, problems, and issues.
- Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the
healthcare consumer or the situation.
- Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected,
- Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, and
employs strategies to promote health and a safe
- Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in
accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or
- Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and
- Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity
and inclusion principles.
- Communicates effectively in all areas of practice.
- Collaborates with healthcare consumer and other key
stakeholders in the conduct of nursing practice.
- Leads within the professional practice setting and the
- Integrates evidence and research findings into
- Contributes to quality nursing practice.
- Evaluates one's own and others nursing practice in relation to
professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes,
rules and regulations.
- Utilizes appropriate resources to plan, provide, and sustain
evidence-based nursing services that are safe, effective, and
- Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy
- Practices ethically.
- Promotes shared governance, or facility decision making
activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect
clinical outcomes and promotion.
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 English in good, understandable
terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger
dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be
able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit
conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required.
Education, Experience and Certifications.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred.
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according
to American Heart Association. Current RN license or temporary
license as a Registered Nurse 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-National License
Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a
Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN
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