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RN Clinical Nurse II- 6 Women's- Gynecology/ GYN Oncology

Company: UNC Health Care Systems
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description

6 Women's is seeking a Full Time Clinical Nurse II. This position is 36 hours per week, Day/Night Rotating shifts, flexible self scheduling, fully benefited State Position.

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 post-partum and 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 30,000 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 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 Details

Legal Employer:STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Gyn /Gyn Onc

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 0.90

Work Schedule: Rotating

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care Systems, Chapel Hill , RN Clinical Nurse II- 6 Women's- Gynecology/ GYN Oncology, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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