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Registered Nurse

at Mission Health

Posted: 6/26/2019
Job Reference #: 40701
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    Asheville Specialty Hospital
    Position Type
    Job Location : Location
  • Overview and Qualifications

    *This position is for Asheville Specialty Hospital*


    Asheville Specialty Hospital (ASH) is the only accredited long-term acute care hospital in the western North Carolina region. ASH is an independent affiliate of Mission Health, housing 34 licensed beds and an attending medical staff of two physicians and two nurse practitioners’ who communicate and plan medical treatment with your physician.

    ASH has two levels of patient care within the hospital. Progressive Care is step-down level patients with nurse:patient ratios of 1:4 or 1:5 and may include patients with: cardiac, pulmonary, neuro, complex-wound care, and/or renal needs; these patients may be on telemetry or have a stable tracheostomy.

    In the High-Obs area, we care for critically ill patients with nurse:patient ratios of 1:3. These patients may be on a ventilator with tracheostomy or titratable infusions.

    Our nursing team includes both nurses and CNAs, who work in strong collaboration with our Respiratory, Rehab, and Wound Teams.

    As a Registered Nurse with ASH, you will plan and implement care for patients in accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care and established policies and procedures. You will also provide leadership to supervised personnel, which facilitates the delivery of professional nursing care for the comfort, safety, and well-being of our patients.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS License: Current license as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina, or an associated compact state.

    Current BLS: Red Cross or American Heart Association.

    Experience: None required

    Education: Associate's Degree in Nursing

    License: ACLS (American Heart Association) within 6 months of hire if not already obtained