RN Clinical Nurse I- MICU- FT Nights
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: June 15, 2019
Job Req ID: 194767 Position Number: Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Night Shift Details: 7p-7a Standard Hours: 36.00 Department
Name: NSG - ICU Medical 10L Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Location Details: 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
The patient population and cases in the Medical ICU are various and
include ARDs, septic shock, liver failure, multiple organ failure,
respiratory failure, gastrointestinal bleeds, oncology patients
requiring a higher level of care, renal failure, sickle cell
crises, and diabetic ketoacidosis. Our tasks include assisting with
intubations, bedside procedures, titrating multiple drips, comfort
care measures, transfers to off-unit procedures/tests, life support
measures (including ECMO), and working with various specialty
consults. In addition to the bedside care we provide, we also work
diligently as a team to brainstorm new ideas for delivering the
highest quality and safest care. Our unit-based council earned the
Heart of Nursing award January 2018 for setting an excellent
example of unit-based shared governance. The Medical ICU team
strives to create a culture where we hold each other accountable
with respect and professionalism.
Job Summary The RN Clinical Nurse I 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. Essential Functions
- 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 environment.
- 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 practice.
- 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 manner.
- Practices ethically.
- Promotes shared governance, or facility decision making
activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect
clinical outcomes and promotion. 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. 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
At Atrium Health, formerly 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.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable Carolinas HealthCare System is an
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