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Estimated Pay $39 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Jefferson, North Carolina

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Job Description
Salary: Pay commensurate with experience.

At Ashe Memorial Hospital, we are driven by our Mission Statement, "To meet the needs of the community by delivering patient-centered, high quality health care."


Ashe Memorial Hospital is proud to be Voted Ashe's Best Place to Work 2022 & 2023! Come be a part of our dynamic team; you'll join Ashe's 2022 & 2023 Best Hospital, Best Surgeon, Best Physician, Best Nurse, and Best Medical Practice!  This is your opportunity to make a large difference in a small community!

Hours: Night shift hours, Days Vary | No Supervisory Responsibilities | No Travel | Pay commensurate with experience


 Our Nursing team member’s primary goal is to provide the most remarkable patient experience while providing professional nursing services and patient care in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. The Registered Nurse follows the nursing process, including patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation of care given. The RN collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team to provide physical and psychological support to patients and families while adhering to hospital and departmental polices and nursing standards and practice. The Emergency Department RN provides care for patients with various types of illness or trauma requiring emergency attention and must be able to recognize and effectively treat life-saving conditions.  The float nurse provides care for patients with various types of illness or trauma requiring emergency attention and must be able to recognize and effectively treat life-saving conditions.



  • Recent medical surgical, emergency or critical care experience required.


  • Must be licensed a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of NC.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • ACLS Certification obtained during orientation period.
  • PALS Certification obtained within 3 months.


The Float RN provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of the RN include (but are not limited to):

  1. Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support to patients, families and friends.
  2. Provide direct, professional nursing care to patients.
  3. Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
  4. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies.
  5. Ensures safe operation of equipment.
  6. Prepares equipment and assists physicians during examinations and treatments specific to ER.
  7. Administers medications by using the electronic health record and scanning process.
  8. Documents, monitors and reports symptoms and changes in patient status.
  9. Provides patient education of illness/disease and promotes health maintenance and disease prevention.
  10. Maintains confidentiality of patient records.
  11. Communicates effectively with patients, families and other team members.
  12. Performs a head-to-toe assessment and reassessments on all age groups.
  13. Interact professionally with patient/family and provides explanation and verbal reassurance.
  14. Formulates and updates an individualized plan of care for each patient.
  15. Assumes the role of patient advocate.
  16. Complies with protocols, procedures, and policies.
  17. Knowledge of cardiac monitoring, rhythm interruption and appropriate treatment.
  18. Prioritizes nursing care and uses critical thinking skills.
  19. Knowledge of proper dosing and administration of critical medications.
  20. Documents all nursing care data concisely, accurately and completely in a timely manner, using the appropriate format.
  21. Communicates appropriately and effectively with all hospital staff, visitors, families and physicians.
  22. Ability to be flexible organized and function under stressful and emergency situations.
  23. Exhibits professionalism at all times, showing respect and dignity to all.
  24. Participates with orientation and training of new personnel and acts as a resource and mentor in a professional manner.
  25. Participates in special assignments and Quality Improvement projects.
  26. Ability to float between multiple departments at varying times. May float several times during the shift to fill the greater need.
  27. Demonstrates initiative in personal growth and seeks out learning opportunities. 
  1. Promotes teamwork by supporting all departments and assignments equally.
  2. Maintains competency in all departments where required to float. 

Must be willing to receive all required vaccinations (i.e., flu shot, etc.). All new employees working must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment (unless the new hire has requested and received an exemption). Candidates for employment will be notified of this policy requirement prior to the start of employment. After receiving an offer of employment, new employees must provide proof of vaccination or request and receive an exemption before beginning work.

To apply, please fill out an application, attach a cover letter, and resume. Include gaps in employment and reasons for separation.

Criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen required upon conditional job offer.


***Benefits apply the 1st of the month following employment, per policy.***

*For full job description and benefits, please contact Human Resources.


Ashe Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state, and federal regulations will be observed.