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Registered Nurse Ortho Trauma

companyMission Hospital
locationHickory, NC, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Description

Introduction

Mission Hospital is a leading healthcare provider dedicated to delivering compassionate, high-quality care to our community. Our Orthopedic Trauma Unit is a dynamic and fast-paced environment where teamwork and patient-centered care are paramount. We are currently seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse to join our team and contribute to our mission of excellence in healthcare.

About Ortho Trauma Unit:


  • Manage patient care on our 32-bed Orthopedic and Orthopedic Trauma Unit, specializing in total hip and knee replacements, elective shoulder surgeries, and traumatic orthopedic injuries.
  • Administer IV antibiotics for joint infection patients and provide care for medical-surgical overflow cases.
  • Utilize telemetry monitoring to ensure patient safety and optimal outcomes.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement comprehensive care plans.
  • Maintain high standards of nursing care and adhere to hospital policies and procedures.


Unit Culture:


  • Our team prides itself on being tight-knit, supportive, and akin to a family.
  • We maintain a busy yet rewarding atmosphere with high expectations for employee performance.
  • Collaboration and teamwork are essential due to the nature of patient care requirements.
  • We provide ample opportunities for professional growth and development.


Nurse Staffing and Support:


  • Nurse-to-patient ratio typically maintained at 1:5-6 for day shift and 1:6-7 for night shift.
  • LPNs assist in managing patient load, and charge nurses may provide direct patient care support.
  • Support staff includes Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and other unit personnel to ensure efficient operations.


Why Join Us?


  • Our unit offers a supportive learning environment for nurses at all career stages.
  • Many of our team members have transitioned to various specialties within healthcare, reflecting our commitment to employee growth and success.
  • We provide a diverse patient population and exposure to unique cases, preparing our staff for future career opportunities.

Benefits

Mission Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at Mission Hospital!

Job Summary and Qualifications

  • Provides leadership which facilitates the delivery of professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. 
  • Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and teaching of patients and family. 
  • Implements medically prescribed interventions. 


What qualifications you will need:

  • Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing or enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program and obtain a BSN within 5 years of hire date into RN position.  RNs with 10 years or more of experience are exempt.
  • Preferred Education: Masters in Nursing.
  • Required License/Certifications: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse License Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON 
  • Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider
  • Preferred License/Certifications: National Certification in area of specialty 
  • Preferred Experience: One year hospital nursing experience 

Mission Hospital is located in Asheville, North Carolina. This is Mission Health's flagship hospital, licensed for 815 beds. Healthgrades named Mission Hospital as of one America's 50 Best Hospitals from 2020-2023. Mission Hospital is in the top 1% of hospitals in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year. Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade recognized Mission Hospital with an "A," nationally recognizing Mission Hospital's achievements in protecting patients and providing safer healthcare. Mission Hospital also earned the prestigious Magnet® Designation in November 2020. This is the highest international honor that distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous nursing excellence standards. We are the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care. We are the region's only Level II trauma center. Mission Hospital also includes Mission Children's Hospital. The region's only children's hospital - providing 30 pediatric sub-specialists. We're the busiest surgical hospital west of Raleigh, North Carolina. We are the second-busiest in the state. Mission Hospital provides the only open heart and interventional cardiology in the region. We are the only Cyberknife provider west of Raleigh.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our Ortho Registered Nurse opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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