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Internal Travel RN - Cancer Services - Greenville, NC

Job ID: 967473
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Workforce Management
Location: Greenville, NC
Shift: Any
Reg/Temp: Temporary
Date Posted: May 21, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

We are hiring experienced nurses for medical and surgical oncology internal travel assignments at the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Tower at ECU Health Medical Center, our Level I Trauma Center in Greenville, NC.  All opportunties have a base pay of up to $70.00/hr.

About ECU Health

ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.

The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, serves as the primary teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.

About the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Tower at ECU Health Medical Center

The Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Tower at ECU Health Medical Center, serves as the hub of ECU Health Cancer Care. The facility features 96 inpatient rooms, 60 infusion areas with a view of outdoor healing gardens, 58 clinics centered on patient care, an image renewal center, and a resource center offering additional services like psychotherapy, support groups and complementary therapies.

Widely recognized as the thriving cultural, educational, economic and medical hub of eastern North Carolina, Greenville 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 metropolitan 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 $70/hour for all internal travel nursing positions
  • Additional compensation: 1.5x base hourly rate for overtime (over 40 hours per week) 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

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
  • Have ACLS as appropriate (required for intensive or progressive care)
  • Not be currently employed by ECU Health or separated for 92 days, having left in good standing
  • 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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