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Clinical Nurse II (May be eligible for sign on bonus)

Job ID 5356387 Date posted 08/11/2017 Department 7 South - Medical Telemetry Unit Schedule Days Monday-Friday with every 3rd weekend

Name of Unit

Medical Telemetry Unit – 7 South (MTU)

Patient Population

Patient population includes those with Heart Failure, COPD, Acute/Chronic Kidney Failure/Injury, Hypertensive Crisis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis, Stroke, Trauma, Syncope, and Substance Withdrawal.

Number of beds

36 Beds

Nurse/Patient Ratio

1:4

Additional Info/Highlights

The Medical Telemetry Unit (MTU) is a 36-bed intermediate level unit serving patients with various and multiple medical diagnoses that require continuous cardiac monitoring. The targeted nurse to patient ratio is 1:4.Our ancillary staff, which includes both nursing assistants and secretaries, also serves a vital role in providing remarkable patient care. MTU prides itself on teamwork, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and a welcoming work environment. MTU practices shared governance and encourages its' employees to be actively involved both within the unit and among the organization.

Job Summary



Coordinates the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to provide optimal, quality patient care consistent with High Point Regional's mission, philosophy, goals, standards, and bylaws and in collaboration with other clinical disciplines. Prescribes, delegates, and coordinates nursing care based on nursing diagnoses consistent with the patient's age, health/illness status, and physiological/psychosocial needs.



Education



Associates Nursing Required



Bachelors Nursing Preferred*



*Or Nursing Diploma



Certifications, Licensures and Registrations



Registered Nurse with current North Carolina license North Carolina Board of Nursing Required
CPR certification (BLS Course C) American Heart Association Required*
* unless meets requirements for restricted CPR certification.
* Clinical Specialty certification preferred.



Experience



Prior Nursing Preferred



Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities



Successful completion of General Hospital Orientation and General Nurse Orientation provided by TCU.
Successful completion of specialty/subspecialty orientation including a minimum six weeks under the direction of the Unit Coordinator/Charge Nurse, RN/RN Preceptor.
Basic computer skills.