There are various opportunities and career paths available for nurses at Randolph Health.
Medical pediatric services (MPS) unit
The MPS Unit is a 36-bed unit. MPS specializes in orthopedics; adult medical; pediatrics; urology; and ear, nose and throat. This unit also has telemetry, which is remotely monitored by the Progressive Care Unit.
Progressive care unit (PCU)
The PCU is a 28-bed unit (20 medical telemetry beds, eight step-down beds). PCU primarily focuses on patients with cardiovascular disease.
Intensive care unit (ICU)
The ICU is a 10-bed unit. The ICU manages various medical and surgical patients who may require critical care monitoring, mechanical ventilation and/or titrated medications.
Maternity services (MASU)
The MASU is a 14-bed closed unit (12 private rooms for delivery, two semi-private rooms for triage). The labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP) concept is used. The Level 2 Nursery and a private operating room for cesarean sections are located on the unit.
Emergency department (ED)
The ED is a 24-bed unit comprising 16 major care beds and eight minor care beds. Minor care is open daily from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Special procedures unit (SPU)
The SPU offers procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, ERCPs, lithotripsy, minor excisions and medication infusions.
Surgical services includes the operating room (OR), post anesthesia recovery unit (PACU) and same-day surgery (SDS). We have five operating rooms and one procedure room. Surgical services specializes in general/vascular; orthopedics; ophthalmology; gynecology/obstetrics; ear, nose and throat; dental surgery; podiatry; and urology.
Surgical services performs an average of 20 surgical cases a day, with 85 percent of surgeries coming through same-day surgery. Randolph Health offers the latest in minimally invasive surgical procedures. Surgical services is open 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with call required by OR and PACU staff.
Randolph Health's home health services provide high-quality care to patients in the comfort and security of their homes. Nurses working in home health service serve Randolph County and the periphery, which includes parts of Chatham, Davidson, Guilford, Montgomery and Moore counties. Home health staff use point-of-care technology. Our field staff members have small laptop-like devices that they use for all documentation. This helps speed up and simplify documentation, but it's important that someone feels comfortable using a computer. Home health offers a flexible schedule with self-scheduling encouraged, mileage reimbursement, cell phones provided for full-time staff, excellent staffing ratios and an average caseload of six patients per day.
Other specialty areas
In addition to the areas listed above, registered nurses also work in nursing administration, peripheral vascular lab, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging, community case management (CAP), quality management, resource management, education, employee health and information technology.