One of NC's largest health systems, recently ranked as the #1 Best Hospital in NC, and the region's only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system, Mission Health is fully committed to helping our community Be Well, Get Well and Stay Well.
Neurosciences at Mission Hospital is a 34-bed unit with a diverse patient population ranging from adolescents through geriatrics. Mission is certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. The mix of patients on this unit are those with neurological symptoms that may or may not require surgical intervention and who suffer from the following conditions, but not limited to:
Epilepsy and seizures
Traumatic Brain Injury
Movement Disorders, including Parkinson's Disease and essential tremor
Job Summary: Responsible and accountable for daily operations of a designated clinical area. Advocates and allocates resources to promote efficient, effective, safe, quality and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice. Integrates clinical, human resource, and financial data to support decision making. Promotes research and integrates evidence-based practice into clinical, operational, and leadership processes. Ensures compliance with regulatory and professional standards.
At Mission, we pride ourselves on our progressive care models with the implementation of the latest technology. Watch here to see how our Neuro unit utilizes some cutting-edge technology to ensure patient safety.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including persons with disabilities and those with Veteran status
Required Education: Master's Degree in Nursing or BSN with MBA or MHA; or by currently signed commitment letter. Those new to the role must become actively enrolled within 6 months and complete within 3 years. Any exemptions from the master's degree requirement must be approved by CNO Advisory Board Council.National Certification inarea of specialty within one year of accepting the role. Certification may be in leadership or area of clinical practice. Those actively pursing degree must obtain national certification within 1 year of graduation.
Preferred Education: MSN
Required License: RN and BLS
Required Experience: A minimum of five years of recent nursing experience; 2 years in relevant clinical hospital experience with demonstrated leadership skills
Mission Health, based in Asheville, North Carolina, is the state’s sixth-largest health system and the region’s only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system governed and managed exclusively in western North Carolina. Mission Health was recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems from 2012-2015 by Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters, becoming the only health ...system in North Carolina to achieve this recognition. Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. Its medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians and is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Mission Health has seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children’s Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women’s Health. Mission Hospital, located in Asheville, is the system’s flagship hospital and is licensed for 763 beds. It is the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care. It also includes Mission Children’s Hospital – the region’s only children’s hospital. Other Mission Health member hospitals include Angel Medical Center in Franklin, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in Highlands, McDowell Hospital in Marion and Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. With approximately 10,700 employees and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina.