COVID-19 Test Site – Registered Nurse
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope, and advance healing – for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.
Atrium Health’s mission during the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to be To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all. As a result, Atrium Health has developed several COVID-19 testing sites throughout the greater Charlotte area, including two mobile sites that help provide access for our underserved communities, which are designed to provide a secure, private environment for patients to be tested.
We are currently hiring Registered Nurses for these sites. These positions will work full-time hours, with rotating weekend responsibilities and holidays.
The RN Clinical Nurse I provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or department policies procedures, and/or protocols under the supervision of the nursing leader. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.
• Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer’s health or the situation. Analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or potential diagnoses, problems, and issues.
• Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation.
• Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected, measurable outcomes.
• Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment.
• Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or principles.
• Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes.
• Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles.
• Communicates effectively in all areas of practice.
• Collaborates with healthcare consumer and other key stakeholders in the conduct of nursing practice.
• Leads within the professional practice setting and the profession.
• Integrates evidence and research findings into practice.
• Contributes to quality nursing practice.
• Evaluates one’s own and others nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations.
• Utilizes appropriate resources to plan, provide, and sustain evidence-based nursing services that are safe, effective, and fiscally responsible.
• Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner.
• Practices ethically.
• Promotes shared governance, or facility decision-making activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect clinical outcomes and promotion.
• Takes vital signs of patients.
• Conduct swab tests.
• Exemplify caring and compassionate customer service to create an excellent patient experience.
• Provide exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to interact with patients and families in a wide variety of sensitive situations
• Demonstrates critical thinking skills and decisive judgment in an often-hectic environment and possess the ability to work cohesively on a team and independently with minimal supervision.
• Follows patient intake/rooming work policies in place at the practice and maintains examination areas.
• Performs screening and treatments by gathering information related to health maintenance and documenting patient care.
• Utilizes standard precautions, complies with policies and other Regulatory Agency standards.
• Prepares specimens for pick-up.
• Ensures tests are tracked and logged, and that the care team is presented with test results.
• Monitors inventory.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and the ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required.
• Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
• BSN preferred.
• Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association.
• Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works.