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RN Registered Nurse ICU PRN Nights in Hendersonville, NC at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Park Ridge Health

Job Description

Park Ridge Health

Park Ridge Health has provided whole-person care to the Henderson County community for more than 100 years. Inspired by our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, we continually look for ways to bring hope, health and healing to the patients we have the honor of caring for.  As a member of Adventist Health System, one of the largest faith-based healthcare organizations in the U.S., we also offer world-class opportunities for our team members to learn, grow and serve across the nation.

Work Hours/Shifts

PRN Nights

What you will responsible for:

Demonstrates through behavior Park Ridge Health’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

• NURSING KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition, including, but not limited to lab results, non-invasive monitoring data and interdisciplinary team notes. Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge and skills pertaining to all diagnoses, procedures, medications, complications, and equipment associated with unit patient population.

• PATIENT SAFETY: Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards. Follows strict infection prevention precautions. Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication safety. Practice reflects importance of patient teaching and takes advantage of opportunities, both planned and unplanned, to carry it out in accordance with plan of care.

• COMMUNICATION: Promotes an exceptional patient experience by abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding. Exhibits ability to utilize appropriate techniques, verbiage, and resources in all interactions with the patient to their level of understanding. Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing thorough hand off communication in all situations. Follows chain of command when appropriate.

• DOCUMENTATION: Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the recording and accessing of all patient information in electronic medical record according to policy and in real time. Performs appropriate and legible documentation, recording all procedures and assessments within established timeframes, and in accordance with standards of care, departmental policy and practice guidelines.

• PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Abides by American Nurses Association Scope, Standards and Code of Ethics. Participates in practice changes, process improvement initiatives and completes all required education by the due date. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department. Exhibits desire to learn, teach, mentor and advance nursing skills.

• RELIEF CHARGE NURSE    (as applicable): Under the supervision of a manager, assumes authority of the daily operations of the unit/department and is the primary resource nurse for a specific shift. Manages staff accountability and adherence to regulatory requirements. The leadership responsibility includes but is not limited to facilitation of the team dynamics of patient care, patient experience and patient flow including managing staff assignments. Additional management responsibilities include effective conflict resolution, patient/staff rounding and communication, resource utilization, comprehensive hand off communication and completion of unit specific audits/checklists as required or assigned.

What you will need:

RN Job Descriptions: Life Support and EKG Requirements

Nursing acuity/specialty requirement for EKG and Advanced Life Support. For experienced

new hire nurses hired directly to the nursing unit, must have prior to hire.




Current AHA BLS certification


Current AHA ACLS certification


Current AHA BLS certification


Current AHA ACLS certification or Basic EKG or Arrhythmia-identification and Certification


Minimum two (2) years of nursing and surgical experience


Minimum one (1) year of recent critical care


Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) (preferred)


Current AHA BLS certification


Current AHA ACLS certification


Current NRP certification


Electronic Fetal Monitoring


STABLE certification (preferred)

Behavioral Health

Current AHA BLS certification


CPI within 90 days of hire


Current AHA BLS certification


Current AHA ACLS certification (preferred)


Current AHA PALS certification (preferred)


Minimum three (3) years of nursing experience in an operating room setting


Professional Certification in specialty area by recognized national nursing organization within 1 year of hire


Current AHA BLS certification


Current AHA ACLS certification


Current AHA PALS certification


Minimum one (1) year of work experience in PACU or Critical Care preferred.

Outpatient  Surgery

Current AHA BLS certification


Current AHA ACLS certification (preferred)


Current AHA PALS certification (preferred)


Experience in Surgical services (preferred)

Emergency  Department

Current AHA BLS certification


Current AHA ACLS certification


Current AHA PALS certification or ENPC (Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course) certification


Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) within one year of hire date


Current AHA BLS certification


Current AHA ACLS certification

Wound Care

Two years nursing experience in the last four years.


Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy experience preferred.


Hyperbaric Nurse Certification preferred.

Breast Health

Minimum six (6) months Chemotherapy/Biotherapy experience

Cancer Services

Experience in an Oncology department preferred.


Oncology certification (OCN® or an equivalent oncology certification


preferred) Certification required one year from hire date

Physician Svcs

Current AHA BLS certification


Medical Office experience preferred

Abbreviation Key:

AHA = American Heart Association


ACLS = Advanced Cardiac Life Support


BLS = Basic Life Support


CCRN = Acute/Critical Care Nursing


CPI = Crisis Prevention Institute


EFM - Electronic Fetal Monitoring


EKG - Electrocardiography


ENPC = Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course


NRP = Neonatal Resuscitation Program


PALS = Pediatric Advanced Life Support


STABLE = Six Assessment and Care Modules (Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab Work and Emotional support)


TNCC = Trauma Nursing Core Course


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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