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Internal Travel RN - ECU Health Chowan Hospital

Job ID: 958554
Facility: ECU Health Chowan
Location: Edenton, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Temporary
Date Posted: May 23, 2023

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Job Description

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About ECU Health Chowan Hospital

ECU Health Chowan Hospital in Edenton is a 25-bed critical access hospital which provides programs and services to 110,000 people in 6 counties. The facility offers medical and surgical services, including intensive care, a specialty care clinic and a dedicated outpatient surgery area with endoscopy capabilities. A 7-bed emergency department serves approximately 15,000 patients per year and team members at the facility have access to a telemedicine link with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing, Associates in Nursing or higher, BSN is preferred
  • 1+ year of nursing experience is required
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification is required
  • ACLS as appropriate (required for intensive or progressive care)
  • 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
  • Not currently employed by ECU Health or separated for 92 days, having left in good standing

Other Information

Compensation package

  • Base pay: up to $80 per hour for all travel nursing positions
  • 1.5x base hourly rate for overtime (over 40 hours), call-back 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 Chowan Hospital, a 25 bed hospital in the waterway community of Edenton recognized by as one of America's prettiest towns.  Opportunities are available in all inpatient units based on need- Medicine, Emergency, Critical Care, Surgery, Operative Services, Women's & Children's, Cardiac and Progressive Care (PCU).

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

Additonal 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
  • 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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