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NURSING ASSISTANT II - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

UNC Medical Center

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
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Success Profile

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.

  • Adaptable
  • Compassionate
  • Good listener
  • Patient
  • Quick-thinking
  • Relationship expertise
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  • Communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Enthusiastic
  • Helpful
  • Positive
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Understanding

Rewards

  • 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.

  • Retirement Planning

    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.

  • PTO

    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.

Responsibilities

Nursing Assistant II - Behavioral Health Emergency Department

UNC Health Care Behavioral Health Emergency Department provides care to approximately 5,000 patients annually. The department operates a 24 hour, 7 days a week, 32 bed unit staffed by Registered Nurses, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, Case Managers, Physical, Occupational, and Recreational Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Nursing Assistants.  Working closely with Emergency Medicine, we partner with them to provide compassionate, quality mental health care, focusing on the unique needs of patients and families. 
A new state of the art Emergency Department Transitional Unit scheduled to open in the spring of 2020 will provide 24 additional beds for patients seeking mental health care in a patient centered environment.
Functions of the NA II include but are not limited to obtaining vital signs in the care areas; Foley insertions; transport of patients; sitting with psychiatric patients and ensuring the safety of our behavioral health patients. Opportunities to be trained in phlebotomy and utilized within the Behavioral Health Emergency Department. Provides routine direct and indirect patient care in a hospital setting. All work performed is under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician.
Hours/Shifts: 36hr/week, Day/Night rotations, 12 hour shifts, with weekend rotation. Position is eligible for benefits.

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED. Listed as Nursing Assistant II with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Listed as Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification required. Six (6) months related nursing assistant experience.

Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: 1000-27041-ED Psychiatric Area

Shift: Rotating

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