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Registered Nurse - Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (As-Needed)

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Job ID: 964134
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: CICU
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jun 13, 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.

Position Summary

The CICU provides services to adult, acutely ill patients experiencing the following:   

    • Acute STEMI
    • Decompensated heart failure
    • Cardiogenic shock
    • Post-cardiac arrest
    • Hemodynamic instability
    • ECMO

Registered nurses provide care in conjunction with the nursing assistant and medical team. The unit maintains one charge nurse without patient assignment and may have a float nurse, as well, depending on volume and acuity.

 

Skills that will be utilized include:  continuous infusion medication management, pain management, wound care, arterial line maintenance, central line maintenance, pulmonary arterial catheter management, tracheotomy care, chest tubes maintenance, mechanical ventilation monitoring, and continuous cardiac monitoring. Additionally, CICU team members will assist providers with bedside procedures and acquire skills with devices, including mechanical support devices, NxStage renal treatment and Arctic Sun for targeted temperature management

Responsibilities

  • Assures healing without harm through use of safety habits and error prevention tools, periodic rounding, and engagement in daily safety huddle
  • Obtains and interprets initial and ongoing systematic patient/family assessment data, incorporating information from other appropriate sources.
  • Uses patient/family assessment data to formulate relevant nursing plan of care.
  • Collaborates with patient/family/significant others(s) and interdisciplinary team members to mutually formulate realistic and measurable outcomes based on clinical presentation and plan of care.
  • Collaborates with the patient/family/significant others (s) and interdisciplinary team members to develop an individualized plan of care which includes learning needs to achieve optimal health and well-being and transition across the continuum.

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing, Associates in Nursing or higher
  • Bachelors Degree is preferred.
  • Current NC RN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required.
  • Basic Life Support is required.
     

Other Information

  • Supplemental position (as-needed)

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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