Vidant Medical Center
Vidant Medical Center
Registered Nurse (RN) – Intermediate Care Unit (IMC)
Shift: Day/Night Rotating 7A – 7P/7P – 7A, 12 hour shifts
31-Bed Flex Unit taking majority Intermediate Level Patients, RN ratio for Intermediate beds 1:4.
Primary Population: Neurosciences intermediate care level provides support for the neuro-surgical and neuro-medicine populations. Patients in this setting may require frequent neurological assessments and collaborative evaluations to manage intermediate care status. Continuity of care is facilitated in this unit through ICU transition for optimization of clinical outcomes.
The population will include but is not limited to: Acute Stroke management (ischemic, hemorrhagic, SAH, etc.), Post Neuro-surgical management (craniotomy, ventriculostomy, complex neuro-spine), Seizure management (epilepsy, post-ictal and pseudo-seizures), Demyelinating diseases of the brain (Multiple Sclerosis), Demyelinating Polyneuropathies (Guillain-Barre), NSIU receives overflow of populations such as trauma and medical patients at times.
Skills that will be utilized are NIHSS, Lumbar puncture assistance, arterial lines, central lines, tracheotomy patients, lumbar drains, IV start skills, peripheral lab draws, arterial blood draws, various intravenous drips ie. cardiac, insulin, heparin, and cardiac monitoring.
Nursing staff analyze cardiac rhythms on their patients; not monitored by monitor techs.
BLS, ACLS & TNCC certifications required.
Travel experience required.
Long-term full time (13 weeks to start with possible extension)
For immediate consideration, please send your resume via email to email@example.com
Every other weekend/holiday
Float as needed
$42 / Hour
Skill Set Requirements
Must have at least 2 years of Intermediate Care Unit (IMC) experience.
Active state or compact license is required. Must have at least 2 years of clinical experience and 1 year in the specialty requested. Also, must have an updated resume, updated skills checklist, and two recent manager or supervisory references.
Please note: Quoted pay rate is for local candidates. Travelers will be paid the equivalent of the local rate minus housing. Housing stipends available. Please note orientation is paid at full rate and parking is reimbursed.