RN Clinical Nurse IV - 5 Children's Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow, Cardiac Unit
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 21, 2022
*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: -RN Clinical Nurse IV
needed for UNC Hospitals 5 Children's 5 Children's is a 24-bed
acute and intermediate care unit dedicated to comprehensive,
family-centered care of pediatric hematology, oncology, bone marrow
transplant, and cardiac patients. We also provide care for general
medicine and surgical patients. The patients on this unit range
from birth through adolescence and sometimes into early adulthood.
Pediatric hematology, bone marrow transplant, or pediatric
inpatient medicine/surgical experience is strongly preferred but is
not required. We will provide you with the pediatric perspective
and disease and therapy-specific training needed to provide quality
nursing care to this patient population. -
A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a letter of
recommendation from a professional nursing colleague are required
and should be attached at time of application. The CV should
include evidence of the following categories whenever possible:
-Work history -Educational PreparationProfessional
CertificationsCourse/Skill Certifications -Professional Memberships
-Professional Involvement Committees, Task Forces, Work Groups
-Performance Improvement Projects/Teams & Role Peer Review and/or
Recruitment & Retention Activities -Presentations Publications
Research -Community Involvement Awards, -Recognition and Grants
-Relevant Continuing EducationBecome 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
The Clinical Nurse IV practices at the level of an expert
practitioner of nursing as defined by Benner, P. (1984). From
Novice to Expert. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. The nurse at
this level demonstrates expertise in caring for patients with
multiple and complex problems. In addition to demonstrating
clinical leadership on the unit, the Clinical Nurse IV serves as a
resource and system-wide consultant to staff and participates in
endeavors to increase nursing knowledge. The CN IV functions as a
1. Clinical Nursing Practice - Promotes an environment that values
diversity, open communication, teamwork and exceptional service.
Ensures that appropriate care and services are available to
patients, clients and families for assigned shift. Facilitates
interdisciplinary collaboration in patient/client care planning to
achieve desired patient outcomes. Coordinates care with
interdisciplinary team members. Demonstrates and role models
clinical expertise in specified patient population and shares
expertise with other staff. Promotes and ensures the use of the
nursing process to provide quality patient care. Assesses and
anticipates patient and family learning needs and organizes
resources to ensure that they are met. Performs bedside point of
care testing as required for patient care plan.
2. Education and Professional Development - Coordinates, designs
and implements educational programs to meet identified learning
needs of staff, patients and families. Promotes and ensures staff
participation in continuing education, orientation, competency,
in-service and staff development offerings. Participates in
development and implementation of competency initiatives. Serves as
an area of specialty consultant in the design of educational
programs. Participates in development of and provides clinical
expertise for patient education materials. Promotes professional
growth of self and staff. Promotes a conducive environment for
learning and provides educational experiences for students.
3. HR Management - Creates and promotes an environment conducive to
recruiting and retaining staff. Provides feedback to
Manager/Supervisor and Director to assist in hiring, promoting,
transferring and terminating staff. Assists Nurse Manager by
providing assigned staff with performance feedback and opportunity
to set professional goals. Models and promotes behaviors that
effectively give continual feedback to staff and colleagues.
Integrates best practice standards regarding retention of staff in
all aspects of practice.
4. Operational and Fiscal Management - Establishes and promotes
standards of excellence for areas of responsibility and ensures
consistent implementation by staff. Provides input about trends
related to program development, space needs and fiscal realities.
Ensures appropriate and adequate clinical staffing and skill mix to
meet patient care needs on own shift and upcoming shift.
Effectively uses clinical and financial information to assist Nurse
Manager to establish and meet budgetary goals. Collaborates with
Nurse Manager to implement strategies to increase revenue and
cost-effectively manage personnel, supply and equipment resources.
Evaluates the impact of strategic fiscal changes on quality
outcomes. Assists Nurse Manager to ensure that internal and
external regulatory standards are met or exceeded.
5. Research and Performance Improvement - Collaborates with Nurse
Manager to evaluate research that is applicable to practice and
promotes changes in standards of care as appropriate. Guides
research development and implementation. Utilizes resources in
asking research questions and applying appropriate research methods
Shares knowledge with colleagues through publication, presentations
or other means .Develops, implements and evaluates new and creative
approaches to meeting goals. Leads, participates and promotes
performance improvement initiatives that focus on identified
patient safety or quality of care opportunities.
Other InformationOther information:
--- Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from a school of
--- Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of
North Carolina. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
certification. Professional certification relevant to the practice
area and on the ANCC Magnet approved list within the probationary
period of employment.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- Eighteen (18) months of professional nursing experience in a
tertiary care setting to include didactic and clinical experience
in the area of assignment preferably with charge and precepting
experience in the area of assignment.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: 5 Children's&Intermediate Care -Work Type:
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: VariableLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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