RN Clinical Nurse II Post Anesthesia Care Unit UNC Medical Center
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022
Description Clinical Nurse II Needed for Preop/Post Anesthesia
Care Unit- Medical Center
Come join our PACU in a Level 1 Trauma facility. This is a
fast-paced environment that uses a team approach to provide
excellence in nursing care.
Hours: 36 hrs/week, FT, evenings with call required. BLS required
-Preferred candidates will have PACU, ED or ICU experience,
ACLS/PALS (can obtain within 6 months of hire) and be a team player
having excellent communication skills. -*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 here: -UNC Hospitals has earned the distinguished
Magnet designation that recognizes nurses for their excellence and
provides professional growth opportunities. UNC Chapel Hill Main
Campus is a level one trauma academic facility and includes 26
operating rooms. It is a very fast-paced environment offering
multiple service lines. We are proud to be on the cutting edge of
technology for a number of surgical procedures. Our specialty
procedures include cochlear implants, organ transplants, bariatric
procedures, open-heart surgeries, ECMO, endovascular surgeries,
flap reconstructive surgeries, stereotactic and image guided neuro
surgeries, da Vinci - robotic surgeries, and Hyperthermia
Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) just to name a few. We also
have dedicated Pediatric Operating Rooms performing approximately
5,000 cases per year. Our service lines include general surgery,
orthopedics, neurosurgery, plastics, ENT, OMF, burn and urology.
UNC is one of the two verified Burn Centers in NC and the only
designated Level 1 Trauma in the Triangle. You can expect to work
on complex cases with a driven team of passionate and collegial OR
professionals, utilizing the best patient care models.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.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: UNCH PACU and PreOp Care -Work Type: Full
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: Evening JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
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