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Registered Nurse - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) - Greenville

Job ID: 951462
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital

The James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital, located on the campus of ECU Health Medical Center, is designed to care for children of all ages, from newborns to teenagers. The 198-bed Level II pediatric trauma center provides highly specialized services including neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, kids immunosuppressed specialty unit, specialty care nursery, 24/7 children’s emergency department, pediatric radiology, pediatric surgery, and more. The Children’s Hospital is a designated Children’s Miracle Network hospital, placing it among the nation’s top children’s facilities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing, Associates in Nursing or higher
  • Bachelor's degree prefered
  • 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

The healthcare team in the PICU are pediatric experts in advance hemodynamic monitoring and is equipped to deliver all forms of respiratory support; including high frequency ventilation and ECMO. Registered nurses and providers maintain invasive lines and drains such as arterial, umbilical, central venous, chest tubes, epidural, ventricular, lumbar, pericardial and ECMO cannulas. Common continuous intravenous infusions seen in the critical care setting include those for pain, sedation, paralytics and supportive therapies; such as vasopressors and inotropes.

PICU has a 12 Bed Intensive Care Unit and the population consists of all pediatric patients outside of the immediate newborn period to 18 years of age meeting criteria for intensive or intermediate level of care. Common diagnoses include but not limited to:

  • Actual or threatened respiratory failure
  • Severe or unstable cardiac disease 
  • Neurologic disorders
  • Severe metabolic disturbances
  • Hematologic or oncologic disease with actual life-threatening complications
  • Sepsis and poisonings
  • Critically injured pediatric trauma victims
  • Patients needing ECMO or CRRT

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.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Deb Villani, Talent Acquisition Consultant

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (252) 341-7462





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