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Company: Frye Regional Medical Center
Location: Hudson
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary To render professional nursing care to a group of assigned patients within the hospital. Collaborates with the medical staff and other members of the health care team to provide quality patient care. Performs all activities in accordance with approved policies and guides. Supervises and delegates appropriate duties to ancillary personnel. COMPANY DESCRIPTION Duke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture of Duke University Health System, one of the country's leading academic health systems, and LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. These two forces joined because of the shared interest in collaborating with hospitals, healthcare providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative healthcare services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence and quality care with LifePoint's extensive resources and knowledge and experience operating community hospitals and healthcare organizations. Essential Functions

  • Assess and evaluate the organization of supplies, equipment, unit needs and initiates changes, as deemed necessary, working with departmental staff and nursing leadership. The lead will also follow up on changes until fully implemented.
  • Contribute to policy development and updates.
  • Environmental Rounding- ensures that equipment and department is clean and items in good repair. Submits monthly environmental rounding reports. Notifies nursing leads of needed items and repairs.
  • Participate with interviews of prospective new hires for their service line
  • Ensure that cart checks, medication drawer checks are completed monthly and outdated supplies are removed.
  • Monitor quality improvement projects and indicators for department, collect data and submit monthly report to Clinical Lead.
  • Assist with promoting staff development, assessing educational needs.
  • Encourage ideas from the team and work collaboratively with them on implementation when feasible.
  • The Lead will promote positive team dynamics and work to improve the patient experience.
  • Demonstrates skills in sterile technique and maintaining the sterile field.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of surgical instruments and their applications.
  • Ensure that operative consents are in order.
  • Knowledge and compliance of AORN standards and practices.
  • Provides orientation for new staff members as needed or assigned.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety, quality and positive patient experience.
  • Working knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements, CMS, National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs), HIPPA and continued readiness related to healthcare or hospital standards. Benefits - Wide range of benefits options!
    • Here at Frye, you choose your own Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs.
    • HSA
    • 401(K) retirement plan contributions
    • Generous Paid Time Off
    • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
    • Prescription Assistance with OptumRx
    • Income protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft.
    • Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.
    • Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work.
    • Vitality Employee Wellness Plan allows you to take up to 30% off of your bi-weekly health insurance premiums. You also accrue points which allows you to buy merchandise or gift cards at no cost to you. Why join our team? Frye Regional Medical Center employs more than 1500 professional and clinical staff. Our medical center is a 355-bed acute care facility which offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Frye Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet the healthcare needs of our community. We believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal and we have made great strides to ensure employee satisfaction. If you are passionate about changing lives, we are looking for you! Minimum Education Associate's Degree in Nursing required Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred Licenses/Certifications Licenses: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license).Basic Life Support (BLS) required Minimum Work Experience 1-3 years preferred and recent acute care experience or OR experience within past 3 years preferred Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory , RN-Coordinator-Ortho, Healthcare , Hudson, North Carolina

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