Medical Surgical Registered Nurse

Hickory, NC

Job Title: Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical

Location: Hickory, NC 28602

Start Date: ASAP

Shift: 3x12-Hour (19:00 - 07:00)

Job Duration: 13-Week Renewable Contract

Salary: $2,052-$2,394/week

We are currently seeking a dedicated and skilled Registered Nurse with experience in Medical Surgical nursing to join our team in Hickory, NC. As a Registered Nurse in the Medical Surgical unit, you will provide exceptional care to adult patients with a wide range of medical conditions.


  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive nursing care for patients admitted to the Medical Surgical unit.
  • Monitor and document patients' vital signs, symptoms, and changes in condition.
  • Administer medications, treatments, and procedures as prescribed by physicians and in accordance with facility policies.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement individualized care plans.
  • Monitor and manage patient pain levels and provide appropriate pain management interventions.
  • Educate patients and their families on their conditions, treatments, and post-discharge care.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed documentation of patient care activities in the electronic medical record system.
  • Ensure compliance with infection control protocols and maintain a safe and clean environment.
  • Float to IMCU (Intermediate Care Unit), CCU (Critical Care Unit), or Psy (Psychiatric) units if needed, based on the needs of the facility.


  • Valid Registered Nurse license in the state of North Carolina.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Medical Surgical nursing.
  • BLS certification required (via AHA).
  • Familiarity with electronic medical record systems, experience with Meditech preferred.
  • Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, families, and the healthcare team.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility to work weekdays, every other weekend, and holidays as required.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on facility guidelines (Medical/Religious Exemptions Only).

We offer a supportive and collaborative work environment where you can enhance your skills and contribute to improving patient outcomes. Join our team of dedicated healthcare professionals and make a difference in the lives of our patients. We look forward to reviewing your application and considering you for this rewarding opportunity.


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