Registered Nurse - Med/Surg ICU

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
Forsyth Medical Center
Intensive Care Unit
Work Schedule
Registered Nurse
Job Status


FT/PT Eligible for up to $15k sign-on bonus - Med-Surg ICU - Forsyth Medical Center


The Registered Nurse serves as a leader of the healthcare team at Novant Health.


The unit is a 30-bed Med-Surg ICU. We operate on a 2:1 ratio but may flex to 3:1 if needed for 1:1's.



  • We are a tertiary Med-Surg ICU specializing in the management of hemodynamically instability, CRRT, ventilator management, prone therapy, A-lines, and targeted temperature management. 


What makes our unit different?


  • We have provider coverage in the unit 24/7.
  • Our team leader and rapid response nurse operate out-of-coverage each shift which allows for additional resources for the unit.
  • When at capacity, an additional nurse maybe allocated to round and assist with assignments and procedures.
  • Our rapid responder works out of coverage and responds to all rapid response calls house wide.



Why join us?

  • Option to enroll in a health, dental, and vision package.
  • Retirement Plus Plan- $1 for $1 matching contribution up to 6% of pay towards 403(b) plan contributions.
  • PTO accrual biweekly
  • Tuition reimbursement available after 1 year of employment
  • Compensation - Nurses receive a competitive compensation package including shift differentials and other applicable incentives.
  • Gain impressive work experience for career building - Experience within a healthcare system that demonstrates employee dedication and rise to a variety of challenges.



  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current RN licensure in appropriate state
  • BLS Healthcare Provider and ACLS
  • One-year relevant experience, Prior ICU experience preferred.


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


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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.




  • Education: High School Diploma or GED, required. 4 Year / Bachelors 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 relevant experience preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Current RN licensure in appropriate state required. BLS Healthcare Provider, ACLS required. CCRN, PCCN, CNRN preferred.
  • Additional Skills Preferred: Previous applicable progressive/telemetry and/or critical care/neuro clinical experience.


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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