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Registered Nurse - Full-time (786405)

Catawba Valley Health Systems

Last Updated: 11/18/20

Job Description

Internal Resource Team/ Full-Time/ 1st or 2nd Shift/ Posted (11/16/2020)

Description:
Provides professional nursing care and makes nursing care decisions that are appropriate for the age and condition of the patient, using the nursing process. Collaborates with other health care professionals to meet the needs of the patient. Responsible for adhering to CVMC/departmental policies, procedures and philosophy to deliver quality patient care, practicing within the guidelines of the North Carolina State Nurse Practice Act.

Education and Credentials Required:
Graduate of accredited nursing program. Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements: Newly employed IRT Registered Nurses and current employees promoted to IRT Registered Nurse positions are required to possess a BSN or higher nursing degree. The BSN or higher nursing degree must be completed within five years from the date of employment or placement into the IRT RN position.
Effective August 28, 2017 incumbents in CVMC IRT RN positions on the effective date will be required to satisfy the BSN degree requirement to maintain their current position.

The IRT Registered Nurse will float to the assigned units and take an independent assignment. Competency requirements will include all annual education and certifications required by each assigned individual unit to maintain competencies.
- Birthing Center- ACLS and NRP within three months of employment date.
- Clinical Observation/Stroke Unit- ACLS within three months of employment date. NIH Stroke Certification within three months of employment.
- Critical Care Unit- ACLS within three months of employment date.
- Day Surgery- ACLS and PALS within three months of employment date.
- Emergency Dept.- ACLS and PALS within three months of employment date. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification within three months of employment date.
- Intermediate Care Unit- ACLS within three months of employment date.
- Level III Nursery- NRP within three months of employment date.
- STABLE within one year of employment date. Renewal not required.
- Newborn Nursery- NRP within three months of employment date.
- STABLE within one year of employment date. Renewal not required.
- PACU- ACLS and PALS within three months of employment date.
- Pediatrics- NRP and PALS within three months of employment date.
- Psychiatry- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification within three months of employment date and renewed at least bi-annually for the first year and annually thereafter.

Work Experience:
One year nursing experience.

Preferred Qualification:
Specialty course work and certification in multiple areas of practice. One year experience working in Critical Care. Incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the job and able to assume call responsibilities as required within three months of employment date. One year experience in either Birthing Center or NICU.



Company Details


Catawba Valley Health Systems

Hickory, North Carolina, United States