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Internal Travel RN - Trauma/Surgical Services - Greenville, NC

Job ID: 963903
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Workforce Management
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Any
Reg/Temp: Temporary
Date Posted: May 22, 2023

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

We are hiring experienced nurses for Trauma/Surgical Services Internal Travel assignments at our Level I Trauma Center in Greenville, NC.

Greenville is widely recognized as the thriving cultural, educational, economic, and medical hub of eastern North Carolina and is the 10th largest city in the state with a metropolitan population of nearly 100,000. Excellent affordability, convenient location and natural resources combined with all of the amenities of a metropolitian university town make it the perfect place to live, work, and play.

Internal Travel Program Details

  • 13 week assignments with option to extend at the discretion of the manager
  • Base pay - up to $80/hour for all internal travel nursing positions
  • Additional compensation:  1.5x base hourly rate for overtime (over 40 hours per week), call-back and holiday pay, $3.00/hour for stand-by pay, and $2.00/hour for charge/preceptor pay

Position Summary

Responsible to provide care in accordance with the North Carolina Board of Nursing-Nurse Practice Act, American Nurses Association Standards of Practice and other standards established by profession/professional groups, regulating bodies/agents. Nursing care will be delivered in accordance with ECU Health and entity specific nursing policies, procedures and professional standards of care/practice.

Responsible for the provision and coordination of nursing care to include the collection and analysis of assessment data, identification of expected outcomes and development of plan of care in collaboration with the patient/family and other interdisciplinary team members. Identifies interventions to attain expected outcomes, implements the interventions identified in the plan of care, evaluates the progress of the patient/family toward attainment of outcomes, and documents the process. This care includes sensitivity to age specific and unique needs of the patient/family.

Promotes and evaluates the effective functioning of the health care team. Collaborates with health care team members to meet the identified needs of the patient/family throughout the episode of care. Delegates tasks and activities as appropriate and governed by NC Nurse Practice Act.

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing, Associates in Nursing or higher
  • Bachelor Degree is preferred
  • Greater than 1 year of nursing experience is required
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification is required
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required:  (i.e. supervision, computers, etc.)  
  • Flexibility in scheduling to meet the twenty four (24) hour needs of the patients
  • Possess organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to utilize effective and confidential communication in patient, interdisciplinary, and staff relationships
  • Maintains stable performance levels under conditions of pressure and multiple demands
  • Working knowledge and experience with PC-based applications
  • ACLS as appropriate (required for intensive or progressive care)
  • Not currently employed by ECU Health and separated for 92 days, having left in good standing

Other Information

Travel team members are expected to:

  • Float to other areas as needed
  • Rotate shifts to meet department needs as determined by the Manager (may include 11 a.m.-11 p.m., 7 a.m.-7 p.m., 3 p.m.-3 a.m., 7 p.m.-7 a.m. and/or other shifts as determined by organizational needs)
  • Adhere to required attendance of unit staff meetings, completion of e-inform modules, and completion of required organizational continuing education
  • Use the scheduling system to manage their schedule, including non-duty/time-off requests
  • Organizational policies will be applicable to internal travel team members, notwithstanding Internal Travel Staffing Program specifications included within each assignment acknowledgement
  • Travel Staffing positions are not eligible for health benefits, shifts or weekend differentials, incentive pay, PTO or float pool differentials.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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