Neuro Intermediate Unit RN - Greenville, NC

Location
Greenville, NC
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 20, 2020
Closes
Feb 02, 2020
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
Neuro Intermediate Unit RN Travel Nurse Job in Greenville, NC

Soliant Health is seeking an experienced Stepdown RN for a 13-week travel nurse contract assignment in Greenville, North Carolina. The ideal candidate would have a strong Neuro background and 2 or more years of Stepdown experience.

Unit Description: Neuroscience Intermediate Unit (Surgical and Medical)

31-Bed Flex Unit – taking majority Intermediate Level Patients

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. Nursing staff analyze cardiac rhythms on their patients; we are not monitored by monitor techs. BLS is required upon hire; ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course) are preferred.

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.

Staffing/Scheduling:

RN ratio for Intermediate beds 1:4

D/N rotation shifts no exceptions

Requirements:

  • North Carolina or Multi-State Compact RN nursing license
  • 2 years of Neuro Stepdown Unit experience
  • BLS
  • ACLS

For consideration, please apply with a current resume or contact Patrick Whetstone at (770) 325-0305.

Patrick Whetstone

Soliant Health

Direct Dial: (770) 325-0305

Secure Fax: (866) 386-9426

patrick.whetstone@soliant.com

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