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.
New Graduate RN needed for Child Adolescent and Eating Disorders Psychiatry Inpatient Unit
This application is for new graduate RN’s who are currently in their final semester of nursing school. New Graduate RN needed for Child, Adolescent and Eating Discorders Psychiatric Unit - 5 NSH. This is a 36 hours/week, day/night and weekend rotation, with flexible self-scheduling. It is expected that applicants will have taken the NCLEX exam prior to the first day of employment.
Child, Adolescent and Eating Disorders Inpatient Psychiatry Unit - 5 NSH - is 28 beds. The floor is split into three different units that have 14 Adolescents, 8 child and 6 eating Disorder patient beds.
Safety is the key component of the care provided as well as introduction of positive coping skills, healthy living and positive leisure activities. Our Child and Adolescent units have behavior systems in place that reward positive behaviors.
Nurses provide assistance with ADL's, monitor and report on the patient's behavioral progress, emotional and physical symptoms, provide medication and discharge teaching. Nursing Care includes but is not limited to assessing and monitoring patients for sings and symptoms of withdrawal, medication administration. and emotional support during stressful events. Nurses are expected to facilitate and help with groups in the milieu. Position qualifies for generous benefit package.
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.
Requires graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. Bachelor’s degree in nursing, preferred.
Must be enrolled in an accredited program within four years of employment, if hired after January 6, 2014 and obtain a baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing or a Master’s degree with a major in nursing within seven years of employment date.
Must be licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the State of North Carolina by the Board of Nursing by the first day of clinical care. Current healthcare provider BLS/CPR certification required.
Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Department: U-11443-5 NEUROSCIENCES-010