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RN NEW GRADUATE - GI SURGERY ACUTE CARE UNIT - 6 WEST - SUMMER 2019

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

New Graduate RN needed for the Gastrointestinal Surgery Acute Care Unit. This is a 36 hours/week, day/night and weekend rotation, with flexible self-scheduling.  This position qualifies for an extensive benefit package including PTO hours accrued based on the number of hours hired to work.

Gastrointestinal Surgery Acute Care Unit, 6 West, is a 15-bed unit with patient populations including but are not limited to: Crohn’s Disease, ulcerative colitis, bariatric surgery, and other complex GI surgery patients. This team pursues excellence in patient care, education and research and the medical teams are nationally recognized for their innovative and advanced surgical procedures and treatments for gastrointestinal disease. This unit is also proud to represent UNC Hospitals as the Innovations Unit identifying opportunities to provide better, faster and more affordable care for more patients.

This opportunity is for new graduate RN’s who are currently in their final semester of nursing school or who have graduated from nursing school within the past 12 months of the anticipated start date (March-August, 2019) and have worked as an RN for less than 6 months.  It is expected that applicants will have their RN license and be eligible to work in North Carolina prior to the first day of employment.

New Graduate Nurses are part of the UNC Medical Center Residency Program (NRP). This program is a yearlong program supporting transition from academia to practice for new graduate nurses. The program is layered on top of orientation to provide mentored clinical relationships which support development as a professional nurse.

Qualifications

Requires graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. If hired after January 6, 2014, without a BSN or MSN, must be enrolled in an accredited program 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 North Carolina by the first day of orientation and current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider/BLS Provider certification also required.

Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: U-11271-6 WEST

Shift: Rotating

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