RN Clinical Nurse II (Per Diem) - Burn Unit - UNC Medical Center
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022
Description 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.Learn more about
the Burn Unit, what makes it so unique, and why our UNC Health
employees find it special. Watch video here: -
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.This position is per diem, at will, position
that requires the ability to work at least one 12 hour shift every
two weeks and one summer and one winter holiday each year. There
are no benefits associated with this position.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.
--- 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: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Burn Center Intensive -Work Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 6.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , RN Clinical Nurse II (Per Diem) - Burn Unit - UNC Medical Center, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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