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.
Nursing Assistant II for Emergency Department
The Emergency Department at UNC Hospitals cares for patients from minor illnesses and injuries to critical medical and trauma and ranging in ages neonates to elderly. The Emergency Departments 97 beds, comprised of the main ED, Behavioral Health ED and Pediatric ED, utilizes a team staffing format. The Nursing Assistant will rotate throughout the ED and the roles may vary to include greeter, triage, Pediatrics ED, BH ED, and work with Main ED to include trauma patients. Functions of the NA II, as part of the trauma team, includes but are not limited to obtaining vital signs in the care areas and the Waiting Room; Foley insertions; transport of patients; and sitting with behavioral health patients. Opportunities to be trained in phlebotomy and utilized within the Emergency Department. The Nursing Assistant provides direct and indirect care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician.
This is a 36 hour/ week position with day/night/weekend rotations and flexible self-scheduling to meet the needs of the department.
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. Six (6) months related nursing assistant experience.
Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Department: U-27031-EMERGENCY ROOM