*This position is eligible for our Tuition Loan Forgiveness
Shift: Days or Nights
3 West is a 31 bed, general medicine unit. We care for a variety
of medical patients with diagnoses that include COPD, diabetes,
pneumonia, renal failure, behavioral health, as well as many
others. We have a strong team that takes pride in providing the
best of care that UNC REX can offer. Several of our bedside staff
are masters prepared and 30% are Med/Surg certified nurses. We
offer online self-scheduling, exceptional night and weekend shift
differentials, and co-worker input on holiday rotations. We support
education and work hard to be flexible with scheduling shifts for
those co-workers in school. 3 West values our new co-workers and
takes pride in assuring their success and growth. We have several
trained preceptors who enjoy guiding new co-workers through the
learning process, helping identify progress goals as well as
adapting orientation to fit the experience and needs of their
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.
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.
? 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
? Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
Professional Experience Requirements:
? One (1) year of nursing experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Entity: UNC REX Healthcare
Organization Unit: Rex 3 West
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00
Work Schedule: Variable
Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
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committed to valuing all people throughout our organization,
regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and
inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate
care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health
vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
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