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Registered Nurse, (RN) - Neuro Step Down & Stroke

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 19933
Date Posted: May 10, 2024

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Job Description


Novant Health is hiring for Neuro Step Down & Stroke registered nurse for the night shift for our New Hanover Regional Medical Center location in Wilmington, NC. We’re offering up to a$15,000 sign-on bonus as well as $7,500 relocation.  

  • Schedule:Full-Time, 0.6 FTE, 48 Hours per 2 weeks, Weekend Only Shift

  • Department: Neuro Step Down & Stroke Unit 

Remarkable care. Remarkable careers. Why become a Neuro Step Down & Stroke registered nurse at Novant Health? 

  • 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 Neuro Step Down & Stroke Unit: 

Join our dynamic team at the Neuro Step Down & Stroke Unit, where high acuity patients receive exceptional care in a supportive environment. As a member of our team, you'll experience the rewards of teamwork, continuous training, and development opportunities. With a 26-bed unit and a patient ratio of 1:4,you'llhave the resources to provide personalized attention to each patient. Our unique approach ensures that patients stay within the same building until discharge, fostering continuity of care and a sense of community. Here, patients are treated like family, receiving compassionate and comprehensive support throughout their journey to recovery. If you're passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients and thrive in a collaborative setting, we invite you to join us in delivering excellence in neuro care. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Performs nursing assessments to gather data and identify the patient’s needs for this episode of care per ANA standards and NCBON. 

  • Coordinates and communicates patient care needs for discharge planning in interdisciplinary care conferences and with members of the health care team. 

  • Develops and implements an individualized plan of nursing care with the patient and family that will address the patient’s and family’s identified needs and concerns. 

  • Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in coordinating the plan of care and facilitating patient outcomes. 

  • Implements and evaluates the patient’s response to care through assessment and reassessment and updates the plan of care. 

  • Provides care based on established standards of practice, policies, and protocols. 

  • Ensures patients are admitted, transferred, and discharged promptly and efficiently. 

Job Qualifications: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required 

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in nursing.  

  • Current valid North Carolina nursing license required 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Red Cross or American Heart Association required. 

  • One-year of acute nursing experience required. 

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. In order 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! Don't miss this chance to explore what NHRMC has to offer. See you there! 

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