Job Req ID: 749041
Position Number: 00094641
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift Details: 7a-7p
Standard Hours: 36.00
Department Name: NSG - ICU Medical 10L
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Location Details: Atrium Health CMC Main
Our mission is 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 atriumhealth.org/about-us.
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
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.
Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship
hospital of Atrium Health, which is distinguished throughout the
Southeastern United States for its excellent patient care and
medical expertise. CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 Trauma
center, is Magnet-designated, and also an approved transplant
center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We also serve as one
of North Carolina’s five Academic Medical Center Teaching
Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200
physicians in 15 specialties and serve as a satellite for the
medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill.
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.
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 outcomes.
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.
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
At Atrium Health, 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
Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer