Registered Nurse - Weekender - ICU - Atrium Health University City
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: September 21, 2023
This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Experienced RNs with a
minimum of 1 year of experience 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 specialty.
About the Unit: The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Atrium Health
University City is an eight bed ICU, with a 2:1 RN ratio. Types of
patients include medical, surgical and neurological. Unit services
include 24-hour virtual care ICU coverage, allowing care for more
critical patients. Unit staff includes Intensivists during the day,
and Virtual Care Intensivists evenings and nights. Opportunities
include clinical advancement programs, unit-based committees for
patient care and workplace environment and a unit-based Leadership
team to for individualized learning and development.
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.
Job Summary Provides professional nursing care through skillful
assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning,
implementation, and evaluation in accordance with policies and
procedures under the supervision of the supervisor and manager.
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 age, culture,
developmental stages, and special needs of the patients served.
- Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer's health or
- 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
- Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and
- Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity
and inclusion principles.
- Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in
accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or
- Promotes shared governance, or facility decision making
activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect
clinical outcomes and promotion.
- Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing
- Integrates evidence and research findings into
- Contributes to quality nursing practice.
- Communicates effectively in all areas of practice.
- Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting
and the profession.
- Seeks knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing
practice and promotes futuristic thinking.
- Evaluates one's own and other's nursing practice in relation to
professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes,
rules and regulations.
- Utilizes appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing
services that are safe, effective, and financially responsible.
Physical Requirements 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.
Additional department specific physical requirements may be
identified for unique responsibilities within the department by the
Education, Experience and Certifications Graduate from an
accredited School of Nursing required; 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 works. Additional
education, training, certifications, or experience may be required
within the department by the department manager.---- ---- ----
Choose Nursing at Atrium HealthRegistered Nurses at Atrium Health
have an incredible opportunity to make a difference in people's
lives - the lives of patients and their families, coworkers, and
peers.--We're--all working toward one goal - better healthcare for
everyone. Our dedicated Nurse Recruitment Center is committed to
bringing in the best talent. Whether--you're--just starting your
nursing career or you have many years of nursing experience, we
invite you to learn more about advancing your nursing career at
Atrium Health.Experienced NursesAtrium Health offers endless
opportunities for experienced nurses to enhance their nursing
careers. With opportunities across many specialty settings, career
advancement programs, and state-of-the-art facilities, there's an
opening to grow your career as part of the Atrium Health family.Our
TeamOur nurses make a huge difference in the lives of our patients.
Nurses are absolutely vital in order to provide the best care to
our patients. We are proud to offer a variety of programs and
benefits to help you grow and develop your nursing career at Atrium
Health including tuition reimbursement, clinical advancement,
accredited nurse residencies, recognition and rewards programs, and
so much more.
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