Holding a patient’s hand before a procedure. Listening to their concerns with empathy. Comforting a frightened child. These are the qualities UNC Medical Center seeks in their nurses. As one of our trusted nurses, you’ll help men and women get back on their feet while bringing them peace of mind. UNC Medical Center nursing department is as much about kindness and caring for the whole person as it is about medical and technical knowledge.
- Job Type: Day Shifts, Night Shifts, Per Diem
- Job Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
What do we look for in a Nurse at UNC Medical Center? Below are candidate traits that encompass the Empathy and Expertise needed to provide the exceptional care our patients deserve.
- Good listener
- Relationship expertise
- Team player
I’m really proud of our shared governance model. It’s about empowering nurses to make the decisions about how we administer care and making sure changes come from the bottom up as opposed to the top down. It gives nurses a voice.
Katherine Moore, Clinical Nurse IV, 5 Bed Tower at UNC Medical
Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Vision and Dental insurance is available for employees through the North Carolina Flexible Benefits Program (NC Flex). Different families and individuals have different needs when it comes to health insurance. We offer three different levels of coverage to meet employees' personal needs.
Employees can feel secure in their future with a 403b account option. A 403b account functions like a 401k, but is offered by non-profit, religious, and government organizations.
We're aware of employees’ needs for time off from work, whether for planned rest and recreation, personal illness, or emergencies, and the importance of income continuation during those times.
Life & Disability Insurance
Employees have a variety of options for life insurance and accidental death and disability insurance.
Clinical Support Technician (CST) I for Cardiothoracic Stepdown Unit
The Cardiothoracic Stepdown Unit (CTSU), a 13 bed intermediate critical care unit responsible for the care of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery patients. Typical patients include those who have undergone major cardiac, vascular or thoracic surgery, heart/lung transplantation and procedures requiring postoperative telemetry and/or respiratory monitoring.
Clinical Support Technicians (CST) in this area collaborate as members of an inter-professional, team-oriented environment that is conducive to learning, and are expected to actively participate in unit quality improvement efforts.
CSTs on the CTSU work as both a certified nursing assistant and a health unit coordinator (similar to unit secretary). Duties include obtaining vital signs and daily weights, answering telephones, communicating patient/family needs to the care team, ordering unit supplies, and assisting patients with activities of daily living. CSTs on this unit are an integral part of the patients’ recovery, as they help patients reach postop mobility and rehabilitation milestones.
Unit objectives are to exceed patient satisfaction and quality benchmarks in a cost effective manner. We are recruiting for a CST with positive motivational skills, strong communication among the inter-professional team and a proactive work ethic.
This is a full time position requiring 36 hours/week for 12 hour day/night rotating shifts (6:45am-7:15pm, 6:45pm-7:15am), with weekend rotation. Must be able to complete a week long hospital orientation (Monday through Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm)
Requires high School diploma or GED. Must be listed as Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification. One (1) year of clerical or customer service experience and six (6) months of related nursing assistant experience, which may include a nursing assistant course or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Department: 1000-11281-Cardiothoracic Stepdown Unit