Clinical Nurse I - Med Surg/Ortho/Peds - Rockingham
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Description 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.We have 25 beds
available on our second floor and utilized beds on our third floor
(up to 10 beds) as needed for patient census. We work as ONE GREAT
TEAM to provide patient care! We serve the community by providing
care to a variety of patients. Typical patient population includes
elderly who have aged in place and now need some short term rehab
following an event. Elderly who are in SNF and have become ill and
need more care than can be provided in SNF. Patients with diabetes,
COPD, respiratory illnesses, GI complaints or surgeries, Wound
issues and care and many more.We serve a pediatric population as
well. The typical pediatric population includes RSV, Pneumonia,
UTI, FTT, and many more.We document using electronic medical
record, Omnicell is used for medication dispensing. Baxter pumps
for our IV infusions.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 school of professional nursing.
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 certification
Professional Experience Requirements:
No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer:Entity: UNC Rockingham Health Care
Organization Unit: Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: Night JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:EdenExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Greensboro , Clinical Nurse I - Med Surg/Ortho/Peds - Rockingham, Other , Greensboro, North Carolina
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