Registered Nurse (RN), Coordinator-Ortho Job at Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, NC

  • Frye Regional Medical Center
  • Hickory, NC

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN), Coordinator-Ortho  

Who We Are:  

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Frye Regional Medical Center includes a 355-bed acute care hospital and features a 32-bed Emergency Department, 29-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, 15-bed Surgical Suite and Inpatient/Outpatient Imaging. Our South Campus is an 81-bed adult Behavioral Health Hospital.  

Where We Are:  

Hickory is the hub of the Metro Center area with over 365,000 people . Here you will find small town values with big city amenities, including arts, entertainment, and education. We are located about an hour from cities like Charlotte, Boone, Asheville and Winston-Salem so you can easily experience all the beauty that North Carolina has to offer.  

Why Choose Us:  

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees  

  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees  

  • Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance  

  • Tuition Reimbursement/ Assistance for qualified applicants  

  • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities  

  • And much more… 

Position Summary:  

To render professional nursing care to a group of assigned patients within the hospital. Collaborates with the medical staff and other members of the health care team to provide quality patient care. Performs all activities in accordance with approved policies and guides. Supervises and delegates appropriate duties to ancillary personnel.  

  • Assess and evaluate the organization of supplies, equipment, unit needs and initiates changes, as deemed necessary, working with departmental staff and nursing leadership. The lead will also follow up on changes until fully implemented.  

  • Contribute to policy development and updates.  

  • Environmental Rounding- ensures that equipment and department is clean and items in good repair. Submits monthly environmental rounding reports. Notifies nursing leads of needed items and repairs.  

  • Participate with interviews of prospective new hires for their service line  

  • Ensure that cart checks, medication drawer checks are completed monthly and outdated supplies are removed.  

  • Monitor quality improvement projects and indicators for department, collect data and submit monthly report to Clinical Lead.  

  • Assist with promoting staff development, assessing educational needs.  

  • Encourage ideas from the team and work collaboratively with them on implementation when feasible .  

  • The Lead will promote positive team dynamics and work to improve the patient experience.  

  • Demonstrates skills in sterile technique and maintaining the sterile field.  

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of surgical instruments and their applications.  

  • Ensure that operative consents are in order.  

  • Knowledge and compliance of AORN standards and practices.  

  • Provides orientation for new staff members as needed or assigned.  

  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.  

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment.  

  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety, quality and positive patient experience.  

  • Working knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements, CMS, National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs), HIPPA and continued readiness related to healthcare or hospital standards.  

Minimum Education  

Associate’s Degree in Nursing required  

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred  


Licenses: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license ).Basic Life Support (BLS) required  

Minimum Work Experience  

1-3 years preferred and recent acute care experience or OR experience within past 3 years preferred  

EEOC Statement:  

Frye Regional Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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