Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is offering a $10,000 sign on bonus for qualifying departments for a limited time.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s 4 and 5 Ardmore East have been acknowledged by US News & World Report as one of the nation’s top neuroscience departments. Patient population includes patients with brain tumor resections, back/neck surgeries, VP shunt revisions, stroke and other neurosurgical diagnosis. Our EMU, a Level IV Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, is one of four in the state of North Carolina. Additionally, our Comprehensive Stroke Center cares for stroke and general neurology patients. All rooms are private with the capacity to monitor over half our beds with cardiac telemetry. We collaborate with multiple ancillary services such as PT/OT, speech, rec therapy and other members of the healthcare team. Staff are specifically trained to care for the Neuroscience patient. Staff must obtain specialized education by attending the department’s Neuro Academy. The ideal applicant must have excellent communication, teamwork, and customer service skills.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, is the region’s only Level 1 trauma center. The Medical Center serves 24 counties, and possesses the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission.
Both day shifts and night shifts are available. Staff to patient ratios remain low, and pay competitive.
Provides nursing care to patients using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). The staff nurse directs and leads other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with nursing standards of care and practice.
Education / Experience:
Graduation from accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
Licensure, Certification and / or Registration:
RN licensure in NC. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) may be required within one year in select areas. Performs and maintains competency for point-of-care testing as assigned; waived and or non-waived, ensuring compliance with WFBH policies and with applicable state and federal regulations.
Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must have the ability to provide direct and indirect patient care, possess verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively.
Employees are required to wear PPE, and is capable of handling emergency or crisis situations. May be subject to many interruptions, and handles absentee replacement on short notice.
Utilizes the nursing process to provide patient/family centered care focusing on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious, and environmental needs. This includes providing for the assessment, development of nursing diagnoses, outcome identification, planning, implementation of interventions, coordination of care, health teaching and promotion and evaluation of goals and interventions consistent with the policies of WFBMC.
Maintains a safe, therapeutic, and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. Utilizes and promotes the use of technology and equipment to enhance the safety of patients and staff.
Communicates effectively to promote sharing of information throughout the continuum of care and as an effective member of the healthcare team.
Demonstrates the ability to function in a professional setting through active participation in a professional practice model. This includes participating in shared governance, adherence to standards of care, participation in peer review and professional development promoting leadership and clinical excellence, effective team skills, autonomous practice and acknowledgment of accountability for actions and critical thinking.
Acts as a patient advocate throughout the continuum of care including all patient settings and in the community.
Coordinates the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of care management principles. Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes.
Demonstrates ability to function in a professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promotion of a healthy work environment and acceptance of personal responsibility for professional growth.
For questions regarding this position you may contact Malia Wagner, Talent Consultant with Wake Forest Baptist Health at (336) 713-7365 or email@example.com.
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