About WakeMed: WakeMed North Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents in the growing north Raleigh, N.C., area. WakeMed North offers the areas only Women's Hospital and inpatient and outpatient services for the whole family including: 24/7 emergency, surgery, childbirth facilities, Level III special care nursery, physical therapy, outpatient imaging, laboratory and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, and a growing network of physicians.
The 61-bed hospital provides inpatient and outpatient obstetrics and gynecological care to women of all ages, and medical and surgical services for men and women. The full-service emergency department provides 24/7 care for the entire family that is backed by Wake County's only Level I Trauma Center and WakeMed Children's Hospital, both located at WakeMed's Raleigh Campus.
WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Position Information: The Ambulatory Care Nurse is a registered nurse responsible for providing nursing care management services to assigned populations. Utilizes a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to anticipate, integrate, and coordinate the patient's plan of care and maximize the ability to remain in a community setting. The goal of the intervention is to meet the needs of patients in order to optimize clinical and resource outcomes, and to monitor the effectiveness of the plan and its outcomes. In collaboration with the physician, the nurse identifies at risk patient populations who require care management services. Provides bio-psychosocial assessments to identify patient needs and to assist in the development of the plan of care. The Ambulatory Nurse serves as a patient/family advocate and acts as a communication link between the physician, patient, family, outpatient and inpatient health care team, as well as community resources, to reduce redundancy and fragmentation of care.
Experience Requirements: 1 Year Nursing - Related Area Preferred
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.