RN New Graduate Nurse - 6 Womens Gynecology/GYN Oncology Unit
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022
Description RN New Graduate Nurse needed for 6 Women's
Gynecology/GYN Oncology UnitA resume outlining clinical rotations
in nursing school and a cover letter attached to the application
are strongly encouraged. -In order to qualify for the UNC Medical
Center New Graduate Residency program, candidates must be currently
in their final semester of nursing school or who have recently
graduated from nursing school within the past 12 months of the
anticipated start date and have worked as an RN for less than 6
months. It is expected that candidates will have their North
Carolina RN license prior to their start date. This program is a
yearlong program supporting transition from academia to practice
for new graduate nurses. The program is layered on top of
orientation to provide mentored clinical relationships which
support development as a professional nurse. -6 Women's is a 22-bed
unit dedicated to the advancement of patient and family-care,
education and research in the field of gynecology and gynecology
oncology. We care for the middle adult, adult and geriatric GYN/GYN
Oncology and post partum patient. Four beds are available for
Radiation Therapy. Our focus is to provide optimal care to persons
with an actual and/or potential diagnosis of cancer. Strengths: The
6 Women's staff utilizes a team approach to facilitate appropriate
and effective care for our patients and families. Patient/families
are encouraged to participate in their health care to maximize
patient self-care skills and promote healthy lifestyles.The sixth
floor of the NC Women's Hospital provides acute inpatient services
for surgical patients and oncology care including chemotherapy
administration and inpatient radiation therapy. -Unit overflow
includes care of high risk post-partum patients requiring
administration of magnesium sulfate as well as medicine patients.
The RN works in a collaborative environment with members of the
interdisciplinary team to advance patient and family care. After
established entry level competency, the RN is eligible to obtain a
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy provider card through the Oncology Nursing
Society (ONS).Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 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.Responsibilities:
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 InformationEducation Requirements:
--- 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
North Carolina by the day of clinical care.
--- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Gyn /Gyn Onc -Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
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