Registered Nurse Orthopedics
Company: Cone Health
Posted on: September 20, 2022
Overview: The Orthopedic unit at Alamance Regional has a
distinction of numerous awards, including America's top 100
Orthopedic Surgeries, High performing in Hip and Knee replacement
and is recognized in the Greater Burlington area for Orthopedic
Trauma. The patient population is very diverse and has a wide range
of individual and special needs. The unit consists of 30 private
beds. In addition to orthopedic patients there is co support for
medical patients creating a "melting pot" for a variety of patient
Our Attending RN Model is 1:4. You will be supported by LPN's that
do not function under your license and a Nurse Tech Ration of
The entire team is engaged with shared governance and helping each
other with exceptional teamwork. A visionary management team that
is involved and approachable will warmly great you and help you
achieve your career goals.
$8k sign on bonus available for qualifying experienced external RN
candidates. Our recruiting team welcomes speaking with you and
learning how we can be right here with you while you consider
career options within the Award-Winning Cone Health System.
Assesses, plans, implements, documents, organizes prioritize,
delegates, supervises and coordinates the care of neonatal,
pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric as prescribed within
parameters of the NC Nurse Practice Act.
Talent Pool: Nursing
Provides nursing care via the nursing process for the development,
implementation and evaluation of nursing care. Collects and
analyzes patient/significant other data. Completes an admission
database and ongoing assessment to include collaboration with
patients, significant others and other health care providers.
Implements a plan of care for each patient (utilizing clinical
pathways where applicable) and individualizes to meet the age
specific needs of patients/significant others. Identifies variances
and makes adjustments in the plan of care based on evaluation of
the plan and effectiveness of nursing interventions. Documents and
updates the plan of care, nursing care, nursing interventions and
patient response to care, and keeps healthcare team, patients and
significant other informed. Contributes to the discharge plan by
identifying homecare needs. Recognizes changes in patients'
conditions and revises the plan of care appropriately. Demonstrates
advanced competencies and critical thinking skills in day to day
practice. Identifies and implements educational needs for
Establishes a caring and therapeutic nurse/healthcare
team/patient/significant other relationships. Recognizes
communication barriers, identifies resources and establishes plans
to resolve barriers to communication. Demonstrates respect for
diversity and cultural differences in patient/significant others
related to age, ethnicity, gender, religion, socioeconomics,
education, personality, or other unique variable. Formulate
individualized plans to address individual needs related to
diversity, cultural difference or other unique variables. Advocates
for the patient/significant other. Demonstrates skillful responses
to customer needs based on particular context of the situation.
Supports an environment of evidence based practice/research/quality
improvement. Demonstrates knowledge of Shared Governance
accountabilities and principles, supports department shared
governance council directly as a council member or indirectly by
keeping informed of council activities/supporting council
decisions, brings forth issues to council. Demonstrates knowledge
of how to access online resources containing policies, procedures,
standards, and additional resources. Participates in
QI/EBP/Research activities to support departmental goals and
initiatives. Demonstrates understanding of resource management and
implements opportunities. Collects QI/EBP/Research data and
participates in analysis and action plan development, incorporates
changes into practice. Participates in ongoing activities to meet
and adhere to regulatory standards (TJC, DFS, OSHA).
Supervises other members of the team. Contributes to a supportive
and healthy work environment. Holds self and others accountable for
complying with policies, procedures and standards. Participates in
learning needs assessments. Provides input into and supports the
precepting and mentoring process. Delegates appropriate tasks to
support staff, ensure completion of delegated tasks and provides
feedback as needed. Demonstrates team spirit and collegiality.
Supervises select personnel in performance/patient care.
Demonstrates effective conflict resolution/negotiation skills.
Promotes positive, supportive, and professional work environment
free of disruptive behavior. Practices, in all professional
relationships, with compassion and respect for the inherent
dignity, worth and uniqueness of every individual. Follows Chain of
Command for assistance with issues related to
unresolved/problem-solving and/or conflict resolution. Provides,
seeks and receives constructive feedback. Provides peer to peer
feedback and seeks mediation as necessary. Promotes effective
conflict resolution. Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing or actively pursuing BSN as
determined by offer letter.
New RN Graduates: Acceptance into Cone Health New Graduate program
or completion of an acute care new graduate program.
Experienced RN : One year of Acute Care RN experience is preferred.
Hiring leader may consider other RN experience at their
RN Registered Nurse licensed in North Carolina or a Compact
BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider
The following certifications are preferred and may be required
within a certain timeframe of hire as defined by the specific
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
Safe Training and Responsible Restraints (STARR)
Keywords: Cone Health, Burlington , Registered Nurse Orthopedics, Healthcare , Burlington, North Carolina
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