RN New Graduate Nurse - 7 Bedtower/7 West General Medicine, Acute Care
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Description Join this new unit for an exciting opportunity in
*This position qualifies for our UNC Hospitals New Grad RN
Incentive Program, which includes up to $15,000 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). Learn more about our UNC Hospitals
RN New Grad Incentive Program here:
- Acute Care General Medicine Unit with 15 Beds
- Nurse : Patient ratio of 1:5
- Diverse and complex patients with a variety of diagnoses and
- Collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to holistic
- Shared governance structure to directly influence patient care
- Leadership will support your professional interests
- UNC Health is recognized by FORTUNE as one of America's Most
Innovative Companies, 2023
- UNC Health is recognized by Becker's Hospital Review in the Top
150 Places to Work in Healthcare, 2023Become 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.
* 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: 7 West Heart & Vascular 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.
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
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