Registered Nurse - 8th West Tower

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
Forsyth Medical Center
8th West Tower Pulmonary
Work Schedule
PRN Details
some weekends, some holidays required
Registered Nurse
Job Status



At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.



The Registered Nurse serves as a leader of the healthcare team at Novant Health by establishing an authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system, collaborating with physicians and other team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate an individualized plan of care that promotes optimal health or supports a peaceful death. The Registered Nurse utilizes best scientific evidence and compassion to assist the patient in navigating their health journey. The Registered Nurse accepts responsibility, authority, and accountability for management and provision of care in accordance with the current policies and procedures.



Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.


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About 8th West Tower

8th West Tower the largest Med-Surg unit in the hospital, with 48 beds spread over 3 units.  Our ratios are 1:5-6.  We are open to new grads and residents and don’t necessarily require any experience.  We realize nurses will learn quite a lot on our unit.  Patient diagnosis include: Covid-19, pneumonia, COPD, pulmonary Embolism (PE), influenza, and respiratory failure.  We will also have trach and/or ventilated patients, Bipaps and CPAPs, chest tubes, and high flow oxygen.  We always have respiratory therapists on the unit to manage the machines.  We work closely with RT as well as PT/OT, case management, speech therapy, and the hospitalists.  ACLS and BLS is needed. Stroke certification, optional.


  • Education: 4 Year/ Bachelor's degree preferred. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. If your RN nursing license has been inactive, retired or lapsed for five years or more and you have not been licensed in another state during the last five years, successful completion of a Board approved refresher course is required prior to reactivating or reinstating your license. In order to be considered for current licensure status, you must apply for reinstatement within one year of completing the refresher course.
  • Experience: One year of relevant experience preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Appropriate state RN licensure required.  Advanced certifications as required per facility
  • Additional skills required: Appropriate customer service, effective and appropriate customer relations, verbal and non-verbal communication techniques, interpersonal relationship skills, conflict resolution, critical thinking and computer literacy. Advanced training as required by department.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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