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RN Clinical Nurse II - Newborn Critical Care Center

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description RN needed for Newborn Critical Care CenterHere we GROW again!The Newborn Critical Care Center at UNC Medical Center is expanding and adding 22 private rooms and we want YOU to be a part of our amazing nursing team! Are you looking to join a dynamic nursing team that prides itself on compassionate family centered care, teamwork, best practices, and innovation? Then, the NCCC may be just what you are looking for! The NCCC is a highly specialized and complex unit that cares for the tiniest medical and surgical infants. We care for Extremely Low Birth Weight infants, the full range of prematurity, surgical infants including many subspecialties, congenital and chromosomal diagnoses, and the pre-operative congenital cardiac infants. The NCCC offers a fast paced, exciting and continuous learning environment for nurses looking to start or further their nursing career. There are many opportunities for professional advancement including committee work, quality projects and educational offerings. - We would love for you to join our team! -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.
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 discharge planning.
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 problems.
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:
Education 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.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
--- Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
--- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- One (1) year of nursing experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Newborn Critical Care Center -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. -

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , RN Clinical Nurse II - Newborn Critical Care Center, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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