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Internal Travel RN - ECU Health North Hospital

Job ID: 957396
Facility: ECU Health North
Dept: Workforce Management
Location: Roanoke Rapids, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Any
Reg/Temp: Temporary
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2023

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health North Hospital

ECU Health North Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 204-bed acute bed facility serving Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties in the north-central region of North Carolina. Its service area also reaches into southern Virginia. With more than 600 team members, the hospital offers a broad range of medical and surgical services. It features a 24-hour emergency department and offers advanced diagnostics as well as specialty and primary care.

ECU Health is now hiring experience nurses for 13 week assignments for the Travel Staffing team at ECU Health North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids North Carolina. Unit specific and float pool opportunities available for several inpatient units like Medical Step Down, Med/Surg, Emergency Room, ICU and many more.

With premium compensation, flexible scheduling options and the full support of our mission-driven health care system, ECU Health will be your partner in building a life and a career you love.

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

Compensation package

  • Base pay: up to $75 per hour for all travel nursing positions
  • 1.5x base hourly rate for overtime (over 40 hours) and holiday pay
  • Additional $3.00 per hour for Stand-by pay
  • Additional $2.00 per hour for Charge/preceptor pay

Whatever your interest, you'll find a career that moves you

We are looking for experienced nurses to join the Travel Staffing team at ECU Health North Hospital, a 204 bed acute care hospital in Roanoke Rapids a charming community surrounded by the best that nature has to offer. Opportunities are available in all inpatient units based on need- Medicine, Emergency, Critical Care, Surgery, Operative Services, Women's & Children's, and Progressive Care (PCU).

Travel Staffing positions are not eligible for health benefits, shifts or weekend differentials, incentive pay, PTO or float pool differentials.

Additional position details

  • 13-week assignments with option to extend at the discretion of manager
  • 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

ECU Health at a glance

ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708 bed academic health care enterprise 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 and practicing in more than 130 locations. The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma facility, and ECU Health Maynard Children's Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine. ECU Health and Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.

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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