RN New Graduate Nurse-6 Women's/Gynecology/GYN Oncology/Women's Specialty Unit
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Description New Grad Nurse needed for 6 Women's Gynecology/GYN
Oncology UnitA resume outlining clinical rotations in nursing
school and a cover letter attached to the application are strongly
encouraged. -In order to qualify for the UNC Medical Center New
Graduate Residency program, candidates must be currently in their
final semester of nursing school or who have recently graduated
from nursing school within the past 12 months of the anticipated
start date and have worked as an RN for less than 6 months. It is
expected that candidates will have their North Carolina RN license
prior to their start date. This program is a yearlong program
supporting transition from academia to practice for new graduate
nurses. The program is layered on top of orientation to provide
mentored clinical relationships which support development as a
professional nurse. -6 Women's is a 22-bed unit dedicated to the
advancement of patient and family-care, education and research in
the field of gynecology and gynecology oncology. We care for the
middle adult, adult and geriatric GYN/GYN Oncology and post partum
patient. Four beds are available for Radiation Therapy. Our focus
is to provide optimal care to persons with an actual and/or
potential diagnosis of cancer. Strengths: The 6 Women's staff
utilizes a team approach to facilitate appropriate and effective
care for our patients and families. Patient/families are encouraged
to participate in their health care to maximize patient self-care
skills and promote healthy lifestyles.The sixth floor of the NC
Women's Hospital provides acute inpatient services for surgical
patients and oncology care including chemotherapy administration
and inpatient radiation therapy. -Unit overflow includes care of
high risk post-partum patients requiring administration of
magnesium sulfate as well as medicine patients. The RN works in a
collaborative environment with members of the interdisciplinary
team to advance patient and family care. After established entry
level competency, the RN is eligible to obtain a
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy provider card through the Oncology Nursing
Society (ONS).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
North Carolina by the day of clinical care.
--- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Gyn /Gyn Onc -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 New Graduate Nurse-6 Women's/Gynecology/GYN Oncology/Women's Specialty Unit, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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