Staff Nurse II Emergency Room | Emerg Rm Nursing

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Staff Nurse II Emergency Room
Job ID: 6660
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Nursing-Clinical
Winston-Salem, NCNursing-Clinical, Medical, Healthcare5/14/2014Current NC RN Licensure. BCLS, ACLS requiredCandidate must be a highly motivated team player with excellent critical thinking abilities. Candidate must also be able to work in a fast paced environment caring for our patients while maintaining a compassionate attitude at all...

Job Description

The Emergency Department at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center that provides excellent emergency healthcare for all types of injuries and illnesses. Our team consists of more than 30 board-certified emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, experienced emergency nurses, sexual assault nurse examiners, forensic nurse examiners, social workers, case managers and other specially trained staff.

Recognizing our diverse environment, we offer flexible schedules and a $5.00/hour incentive differential. Our shifts are typically 12 hours; and include 7:30-7:30; 11:30-11:30 and 3:30-3:30. In some cases we offer a combination of 8-hour and 12-hour and 10-hour. During the interview you will be asked about your preferences to determine what may work well to compliment our team and your work-life balance.

As a nurse with our ED Team, you are provided a comprehensive 12 week orientation to all sections: Acute Care, Fast Track, Clinical Decision Unit and Pediatrics. Each nurse is supported by a primary preceptorship and mentorship. Our acuity is very high and our environment fast paced, intense and changing. Your nursing experience is enhanced through a diversified experience caring for trauma, medical, surgical, injuries and illnesses across the life-span. We strive to maintain a 4:1 nurse ratio and emphasize our team collaboration with our emergency colleagues, residents and physicians.

Our nurses are supported with internal mentoring from dedicated charge nurses and team leaders. This provides leadership training from our management team offering growth to those nurses pursing a leadership track. Our nurses are actively engaged through our robust Shared Governance team; cross training for pediatric emergency department; Educational opportunities with ENA Standards Modules; and collaborative work in an academic medical center.

2100-0700 4 days a week, every third weekend.

Job Summary: Provides nursing care to patients using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). The staff nurse directs and leads other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with nursing standards of care and practice.

Education / Experience: Graduation from accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: RN licensure in NC. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) may be required within one year in select areas

Emergency Room Experience highly preferred. Candidate must be a highly motivated team player with excellent critical thinking abilities. Candidate must also be able to work in a fast paced environment caring for our patients while maintaining a compassionate attitude at all times.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-0175. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

This job qualifies for a $6,000 sign-on bonus, provided the candidate meets the eligibility requirements. Click here to learn more!

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center strives to provide best-in-class nursing care to our patients. To continue to provide such high quality services, meet internal targets and comply with ACCN Magnet requirements for a plan to increase BSN staff to 80% by 2020, WFBMC desires to employ nurses who have achieved, or will achieve, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. WFBMC will provide nurses who have earned an Associate Degree in Nursing a period of five (5) years from the date of hire to meet that educational requirement.

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