RN Clinical Nurse II (Per Diem)-Pulmonary/Infectious Disease Acute Care Unit- 6 Bedtower
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022
Description Per Diem RN for Pulmonary/Infectious Disease Acute
Care Unit - 6 Bedtower -
Per Diem RN needed for a 31-bed medicine floor that provides
quality acute care for patients with pulmonary and infectious
diseases. 6 Bed Tower is equipped with dual channel telemetry and
continuous pulse oximetry and cares for patients who are HIV
positive, those who have respiratory diseases, and adults with
cystic fibrosis. Telemetry and IV experience preferred but not
required. ACLS required for per diem RNs. This is a per diem/at
will position that requires you to work a minimum of 12 hours every
two weeks, and one summer and one winter holiday each year.
Flexible self-scheduling to meet the needs of unit and employee.
There are no benefits associated with this position.
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse
employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of
the unique communities we serve.
Provides competent clinical nursing care consistent with
professional standards. Reporting and accountable to the Nurse
Manager/Director, the Clinical Nurse is responsible for
coordinating and delivering patient care utilizing the nursing
process in a hospital setting.
1. Education - Participates in identifying and meeting learning
needs of self. Attends education programs based on identified
learning needs. With assistance, uses patient education materials
relevant to patient population. Assesses readiness to learn of the
patient/family/caregivers. Assesses developmental level of patient
and factors affecting ability to learn.
2. Evaluation of Care - Identifies expected patient outcomes. Seeks
guidance as needed in revision of plan of care. Participates in
discussion with members of the interdisciplinary team in evaluation
of patient care. Communicates relevant information to promote
continuity of care.
3. Implementation - Demonstrates competence in care of patients
with complex problems, including population-appropriate physical,
psychosocial, educational and safety aspects of care. Performs
bedside point of care testing as required for patient care plan.
Utilizes healthcare organization and nursing standards, policies
and procedures in delivery of care. Organizes and prioritizes care
according to patient/family needs. Consults with appropriate
resources in a timely fashion regarding patients with complex care
issues, unusual teaching needs and/or those at high risk for
4. Leadership - With assistance, develops goals to promote
professional growth or minimize limitations. Achieves goals and
objectives within identified time frame or renegotiates with
supervisor. Is knowledgeable about activities which facilitate
intra/interdepartmental collaboration. Participates in development
and achievement of unit goals and performance improvement
activities. Effectively uses communication systems. Participates in
promoting cost-effective care. Gives feedback to co-workers. Is
aware of public policy and regulatory guidelines affecting the
health care environment. Promotes a safe, clean and secure hospital
environment for all.
5. Patient Assessment - Recognizes data from complex situations to
determine priorities for care. Includes appropriate physical,
psychosocial, education and safety needs. Synthesizes assessment
data into meaningful whole prior to communication to others.
Assesses and anticipates discharge needs of individual patients and
families. Develops relationships with families that promote their
ability to advocate for the patient and their own needs.
6. Planning - Collaborates with patient/family to prepare or update
the plan of care. Makes use of available multidisciplinary
resources in planning care. Begins to use full range of
communication as a means to convey planning. Identifies and
addresses cultural and ethnic issues in planning patient care.
Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks for patients with complex
7. Research - Reads journals that contain studies or articles that
may be applicable to practice. Brings ideas and questions to the
staff at large for assessment of applicability.
Other InformationOther information:
--- Graduation from a school of professional nursing.
--- Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of
North Carolina.Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- One (1) year of relevant and current experience required
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer:Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: -Work Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 6.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , RN Clinical Nurse II (Per Diem)-Pulmonary/Infectious Disease Acute Care Unit- 6 Bedtower, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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