Travel Registered Nurse - IMC @ Watauga Medical Center

Travel Registered Nurse Job Summary

The Registered Nurse provides skilled nursing services to patients in a variety of healthcare settings. The Registered Nurse, or RN, is responsible for working with other healthcare professionals to help treat patients with various injuries, illnesses, or disabilities.


For more than 40 years, ATC Healthcare has provided leading nurses and healthcare professionals to hospitals and facilities nationwide. Healthcare systems around the U.S., including municipal health systems, multi-unit senior care companies, governments, school systems, VMS and MSP vendors trust us to deliver more than 100,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals on-demand. If you have a track record of success in healthcare, we want you to join us!

We offer the following benefits:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • 401k Plan.


Current and unencumbered license in the state of practice.

Environmental Working Conditions
  • Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials.
  • The physical demands are representative of those that may be required by an employee to successfully perform the representative duties and responsibilities of the job. Applicant should be able to read medical equipment and documents. Pushing carts and medical equipment may be a component of the job.
  • The employee must be able to perform CPR; lift at least 30 pounds; walk up and down the stairs; position patients; walk long distances; and stand for prolonged periods.

Basic Information


IMCU RN needed, 13 weeks

3x12 Days 7am-7pm, weekdays, up to 2 weekends per month, float (to MedSurg as patient volume requires), holidays

Blocked scheduling will be considered if requested on the front end - not guaranteed

Candidates must be willing to work 2 of the 3 major holidays

EMR: Allscripts (experience not required) currently, CONVERTING TO EPIC in September and experience/proficiency is required.

5:1 patient/RN ratio with the goal of 4:1. Average daily census is 20-24 and there are 24 beds.


Skills Required - Telemetry

2 years experience required, first time travelers okay

Candidates must have a NC license or Multistate license

Representative Duties and Responsibilities for Registered Nurse/Licensed Practice Nurse
  • Complies with ATC Healthcare Services policies and procedures.
  • Provides general care services, including assessment, analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Assess healthcare needs of patients through a variety of routine assessments, and develops, implements and evaluates individualized nursing and health care plans accordingly.
  • Perform health screenings of patients or clients. Registered Nurse, or RN, is responsible for working with other healthcare professionals to help treat patients with various injuries, illnesses or disabilities.
  • Respond to emergency healthcare needs of patients.
  • Collect and records data specific to health status of patients or clients.
  • Administer medications/treatments as prescribed by medical practitioners.
  • Instructs patients in treatment methods prescribed by medical practitioners/interdisciplinary treatment teams.
  • Provides health care instruction and education to individuals and others relating to the promotion of health and prevention or management of illness, disease, injury or disabilities.
  • Maintains confidentiality related to patient, family, client facility and staff in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Provides patient care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE