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Registered Nurse (RN), Float Team

Hickory, North Carolina

Req ID 7469-9005 Post Date Feb. 10, 2024 CategoryRegistered Nurse FacilityFrye Regional Medical Center
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$30,000 Sign on Bonus Eligible 

Registered Nurse (RN), Float Pool

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Frye Regional Medical Center includes a 355-bed acute care hospital and features a 32-bed Emergency Department, 29-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, 15-bed Surgical Suite and Inpatient/Outpatient Imaging. Our South Campus is an 81-bed adult Behavioral Health Hospital.

Where We Are:

Hickory is the hub of the Metro Center area with over 365,000 people. Here you will find small town values with big city amenities, including arts, entertainment, and education. We are located about an hour from cities like Charlotte, Boone, Asheville and Winston-Salem so you can easily experience all the beauty that North Carolina has to offer.

Why Choose Us:

·         Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

·         Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

·         Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

·         Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

·         Professional Development and Growth Opportunities

·         And much more…

Position Summary:

Provides direct day-to-day care of patients and families. Practices to the fullest extent of employee license in
accordance with organizational policies. Under the direction of the Nurse Director, functions as a member of
the Float Team to implement the patient’s plan of care. Provides population specific care and meets the
developmental needs of populations served.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical
treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and
family.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and
ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge,
referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age,
culture, condition, and circumstances.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Education
Associate’s degree in nursing required.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Licenses: Current RN license to practice in NC


Tier 1 Float to: Nephrology/Oncology (NEON); 4N; Neuro Progressive Care Unit; Nursing Rehab; Telemetry;
Progressive Stepdown Unit (IMCU); Surgical Unit
Certifications Required for Tier I:
NEON: BLS required
4 North: BLS required
NPCU: BLS required. ACLS and NIH within 3 months of hire or transfer into the position.
Rehab: BLS required
Telemetry: BLS required. ACLS within 3 months of hire or transfer into the position.
IMCU: BLS required. ACLS and NIH within 3 months of hire or transfer into the position.
Surgical: BLS required.

Tier I: $54.81


Tier 2: Meet all Tier 1 criteria and be competent to float to two(2) of the specialty areas: Cardiovascular Unit
(CVICU); Critical Care Unit (CCU); Neuro Intensive Care Unit (NICU); Emergency Department (ED);
Labor/Delivery/Recovery (L&D)
Certifications Required for Tier 2:
CVICU: BLS required. ACLS, NIH and Handle with Care within three months of hire or transfer into the position.

CCU: BLC required. ACLS, NIH and Handle with Care within three months of hire or transfer into the position.
NICU: BLC required. ACLS, NIH and Handle with Care within three months of hire or transfer into the position.
ED: BLS required. ACLS, PALS (or ENPC), NIH and Handle with Care within three months of hire or transfer into
the position., ASLS and TNCC preferred.
LDRP: BLS required. ACLS, NRP, Fetal Monitoring and Handle with Care within three months of hire or transfer
into the position.
Nursery: BLS required. NRP within three months of hire or transfer into the position.

Tier II: $60.90

Minimum Work Experience

At least two (2) years experience as a Registered Nurse required (unless previous LPN experience).

EEOC Statement:

Frye Regional Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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