RN Clinical Nurse II - Burn Unit - UNC Medical Center
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022
This position qualifies for our UNC Hospitals RN Incentive Program,
which includes up to $20,000 commitment incentive or up to $25,000
tuition loan forgiveness. In addition, this position is also
eligible for up to $10,000 in relocation assistance (based on
location) and our employee referral program. Learn more about our
UNC Hospitals RN Incentive Program
more about this unit, what makes it so unique, and why our UNC
Health employees find it special. Watch video here:
-https://vimeo.com/536511139Become 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.Our 21-bed ICU capable Burn Center has the most state of the
art and innovative equipment. We provide care to burn victims of
every age, from pediatric to geriatric, and provide care at every
level of acuity, from the most critical through the rehabilitation
phase. The Burn Center undergoes a rigorous verification process by
the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons
to ensure we continue provide the most advanced, highest quality
burn care. The NC Jaycee Burn Center in North Carolina's only burn
care center of excellence specializing in burns. -Our nursing team
works closely with many others to achieve our goals of restoration
of health and function. They are an integral part of a
collaborative burn team including physicians, physician assistants,
nursing assistants, physical, occupational and recreational
therapists, chaplains, a rehabilitation counselor, social workers,
a dietician, pharmacist, and a teacher. The staff have the
opportunity to provide care at the most critical level and be part
of a team that works to assist a burn injured patient through all
phases of the recovery. The nursing staff of the Burn Center is
truly involved in the relief of suffering and promotion of healing
and restoration of functional capacity. We provide an environment
that supports personal and professional growth with opportunities
to advance up the clinical ladder. -This is a 36 hour/week position
working 12 hour shifts with self-scheduling to meet the needs of
the unit and staff. This position qualifies for an extensive
benefit package including PTO hours accrued based on the number of
hours hired. -Summary:
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.
--- If hired after January 6, 2014, must be enrolled within four
years of employment, and obtain a Bachelor's degree with a major in
Nursing or a Master's degree with a major in Nursing within seven
years of employment date.
--- Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of
--- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- One (1) year of nursing experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Burn Center Intensive -Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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