Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse
2nd floor is a surgical telemetry unit with a nurse to patient ratio of 5:1. The primary types of surgical patients we take care of are general surgery (i.e. post colectomy, I&D, mastectomy, etc.), orthopedics, GYN (i.e. post hysterectomy, bladder sling, etc.) and podiatry patients that are on an external cardiac monitor. We have a telemetry tech that monitors all cardiac monitors 24/7. We also take care of observation patients that include chest pain, shortness of breath etc.
Our hospital is nestled in the heart of central North Carolina and is located only 40 minutes south west of Raleigh, our state's capitol, and just 40 minutes from the gates of Fort Bragg Military base. We provide safe, quality compassionate healthcare for the residents of Lee County and surrounding areas.
We are a 137-bed acute care hospital, with over 120 physicians and more than 600 employees. Our services include an emergency room that sees over 38,000 patients a year. This hospital offers a wide range of specialties including: cardiology, orthopedics, general surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, otolaryngology, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, hospitalist services, nephrology, hematology, urology, podiatry, dentistry, pulmonary medicine, and wound care.