RN Clinical Nurse II (Per Diem)- Medical Intensive Care Unit
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Description Per Diem RN needed for our Medical Intensive Care
This position is per diem (as needed) and requires the ability to
work at least 12 hours every 2 weeks and one summer and one winter
holiday each year. Shifts are 12 hours (7am-7:30pm and 7pm-7:30am).
Flexible self-scheduling to meet the needs of the staff and the
unit. There are no benefits associated with this position.Related
clinical experience and ACLS certification required for per
diem.The Medical ICU is a 30-bed critical care unit that offers
inter-professional care for critically ill patients having a wide
range of medical and pulmonary diagnoses. The MICU has a rapidly
growing oncology patient population which offers RNs the additional
experience of developing oncology critical-care subspecialty
skills. The MICU nurses have a strong sense of teamwork and are
continuously teaching and learning. Previous critical care nursing
experience preferred. -The MICU is the proud recipient of the
Beacon Silver Award for Excellence designated by the American
Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Recipients of a Beacon
designation demonstrate excellence in sustained unit performance
and patient outcomes.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
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 InformationOther information:
--- Graduation from a school of professional nursing.
--- 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: Medical ICU -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)- Medical Intensive Care Unit, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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