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RN Clinical Nurse II - Nurse Connect - Chapel Hill

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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. -Summary: -This position provides nurse triage, clinical assessment and support for pediatric and adult patients exhibiting urgent, acute or chronic symptoms as a Registered Nurse team member of the UNC Clinical Contact Center. The UNC Clinical Contact Center provides 24 hour telephonic patient care as a Shared Services department serving independent and UNC Health entities including UNC Physicians Network and UNC Medical Center Primary Care as well as specialty practices along with a few external rural primary care practices.Position requirements include: -

  • Must have superior nursing skills, a strong and diverse clinical knowledge base, and the ability to deliver excellent patient counseling and education. -
  • The ability to make sound clinical judgements using set Telephone Triage Guidelines and UNC Clinical Contact Center (HealthLink) Policies, while applying critical nursing skills quickly and efficiently, simultaneously documenting patient assessments in an EPIC based triage application. -
  • Excellent communication skills are essential and must include ability to translate patient symptoms and complaints quickly into a comprehensive situation based assessment that results in an efficient and safe care disposition. -
  • Strong computer skills are essential. Necessary to have the ability to utilize multiple phone, meeting, resource, and documenting applications while using a complex dual monitor workstation. -
  • Must be able to quickly adapt to frequent workflow changes and work efficiently on both an individual basis and within a team. -
  • This complex, high risk nursing position requires working on a recorded triage line for RN and Patient safety. -
  • A minimum of five years adult inpatient nursing experience including one year of - pediatric nursing experience is preferred. -
    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: -NCHEALTHEntity: Shared Services
    Organization Unit: Nurse Connect -Work Type: Full Time
    Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: VariableLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
    This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position. -
    Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
    UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email applicant.accommodations@unchealth.unc.edu if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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

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