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Registered Nurse (RN), Surgical II - Inpatient Surgery

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 4844
Date Posted: May 10, 2024

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Novant Health is hiring a Surgical II registered nurse for the Day shift at our New Hanover Regional Medical Center location in Wilmington, NC. We are offering up to a $20,000 sign-on bonus as well as up to $7,500 relocation assistance. 

  • Schedule: Full-time, 0.9 FTE (Full Time), 72 Hours per 2 weeks, 12 Hour Day Shift, 7am-7pm 

  • Department: Surgical II 

  • Benefits: This position is eligible for benefits. For more benefit information, please visit our website here: https://www.novanthealth.org/team-members/benefits/  

Remarkable care. Remarkable careers. Why become a registered nurse at Novant Health?  

  • Clinical Ladder Program to help you advance your nursing career.  

  • Recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers by State for 2022 

  • One of the nation’s 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review 

  • Recognized as Leaders in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign 

  • One of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion by Disability: IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities 

  • One of the Best Places for Diverse & Women Managers to Work by Diversity MBA Magazine 

  • Top ratings in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group 

  • Quality and safety recognition from CMS 

About the Surgical II Unit:  

We are seeking a registered nurse to join our team at New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s Surgical II unit. The Surgical II unit specializes in post-operative care, catering to patients recovering from procedures such as vascular, spine, and chest tube surgeries, and those with external fixators and multi-system traumas. Unlike a typical Medical-Surgical unit, Surgical II primarily focuses on post-operative care, requiring specialized knowledge and skills. The team comprises experienced nurses who are dedicated team players, ensuring thorough patient care while fostering a supportive environment. 

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Assessing patients' conditions and health needs. 

  • Provide specialized post-operative care to patients. 

  • Administering medications and treatments prescribed by physicians. 

  • Monitoring and recording patients' vital signs and medical information. 

  • Collaborating with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive patient care. 

  • Educating patients and their families about medical conditions, treatments, and preventive care measures. 

  • Foster a supportive environment and teamwork among colleagues. 

Job Qualifications:  

  • Associate degree in nursing 

  • Current valid North Carolina Nursing License or Multi-State/Compact 

  • Specialized knowledge and experience in post-operative care 

  • Strong interpersonal skills for fostering a supportive work environment 

  • One-year relevant experience, preferred 

Novant Health is committed to improving the health of its communities, one person at a time. We have a strong focus on innovation and research offering best-in-class technology and clinical care. We are committed to providing high-quality, affordable healthcare to all our patients as well as equipping our workforce with the tools and support needed. 

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families, and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities. 

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time. 

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement and community involvement. 

  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care. 

  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm". 

Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. 

If your RN nursing license has been inactive, retired or lapsed for five years or more and you have not been licensed in another state during the last five years, successful completion of a Board approved refresher course is required prior to reactivating or reinstating your license. To be considered for current licensure status, you must apply for reinstatement within one year of completing the refresher course. 

Meet with a Recruiter 

Join us for Walk-In Wednesdays at NHRMC's Cafeteria located in Wilmington, NC, every Wednesday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Enter through our Main Entrance at 2131 S 17th St and check in with Guest Services to meet with one of our remarkable Nursing Recruiters. Our recruiters are here to help you find the perfect fit for the next step in your nursing career! Do not miss this chance to explore what NHRMC has to offer. See you there!

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