Resource Nurse - 5 South Medical
Company: Cape Fear Valley Health System
Posted on: September 14, 2018
Cape Fear Valley Health has grown from a community hospital to a 942-bed regional health system. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, its flagship hospital, is a state-designated Level III Trauma Center. It also specializes in cardiac care, cancer treatment and surgical services as well as neuroscience, physical rehabilitation, orthopedics and more. Services for children include a pediatric emergency department, pediatric intensive care unit and a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit. A private, not-for-profit organization with more than 1 million patient visits annually, it has eight hospitals with 7,000 employees and 850 physicians. Our physicians and facilities serve a six-county region of southeastern North Carolina that includes Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Raeford, Spring Lake, Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Clinton, Lillington, Dunn, and beyond. Cape Fear Valley Health-'s medical facilities include Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Behavioral Health Care, Bladen County Hospital, Hoke Hospital, Central Harnett Hospital, Betsy Johnson Hospital and Health Pavilion North as well as numerous primary and specialty clinics spread throughout the Cape Fear region. A half-century after its opening day, Cape Fear Valley Health is the healthcare provider of choice for thousands of families in the Cape Fear Region. Our mission is "providing exceptional healthcare for all our patients." To fulfill our mission, we strive to hire healthcare professionals with an exceptional level of passion for patient care. We empower our employees with a dynamic work environment, on-going professional growth opportunities and competitive salaries and benefits. The unit is a 38-bed monitored unit that provides quality of care for adult patients with complex medical problems. They are typically admitted for chronic conditions to include diabetes, CHF, Surgical/telemetry and COPD. This is also our Valley Medical Associates unit and patients are often admitted who do not have primary care physicians. Direct patient service is provided by a multidisciplinary team that consist of physician hospitalists, medical primary care physicians, specialty physician consults, telemetry trained registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, monitor technicians, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, speech therapists, RN Case managers, discharge planners and spiritual care providers. Job Summary A registered nurse who facilitates quality patient care through utilization of resources and maintains systems and procedures which enhance staff ability to deliver quality patient care. Position consists of flexible shifts to include weekends and holidays. The following is a summary of the major essential functions of this job. The incumbent may perform other duties, both major and minor, that are not listed. In addition, specific functions may change from time to time. 1. Completes daily patient assignments. 2. Rounds with the physicians 3. Acts as point of contact for the physicians and administrators. 4. Serve as resource to staff nurses, nursing assistants, monitors techs and unit secretaries. 5. Assists with procedures, checks orders. 6. Responsible for daily QC and equipment checks on unit. 7. Evaluates daily patient acuity. 8. Assists the PCM in evaluating personnel work performance in terms of performance criteria and staff relations. 9. May assist with development of monthly staff schedule. 10. Assists with clinical education of staff members in the absence of Clinical Educator/Preceptor. 11. Rounds on patients and family members at regular intervals. 12. Interfaces with Care Coordinator and discharge planning. 13. Interfaces with Patient Placement and nursing supervisors. 14. Expected to take patient assignment when other staffing options have been exhausted. 15. Implement process as defined by the Hospital Innovation Project (HIP). -- Facilitate and monitor staff performance relative to Press Gainey/HCAAPS -- Communicate effectively with leadership, physicians, and staff. -- Resource Nurse carries a cell phone to facilitate improved and timely communication. 16. Other duties as deemed necessary by management. Job Qualifications Currently licensed as RN by the NC Board of Nursing or Compact State Background in leadership role, or demonstrates strong leadership skills. BSN or completion within three years. 3 -- 5 years of related clinical experience preferred.
Keywords: Cape Fear Valley Health System, Fayetteville , Resource Nurse - 5 South Medical, Healthcare , Fayetteville, North Carolina
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