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RN NEW GRADUATE NURSE - REHABILITATION UNIT

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

UNC Health Care's Rehabilitation Center is actively recruiting for a full-time new grad Registered Nurse to join our team-oriented interdisciplinary unit. The Rehabilitation Center is a 30-bed inpatient facility that provides a full range of services including medical care, nursing care, and rehabilitation therapy to people with temporary and permanent disabilities. Common diagnoses include stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, multiple traumas (often from motor vehicle accidents), amputation, as well as various other orthopedic, neuromuscular and neurological impairments. The Rehabilitation Center is seeking a nurse who is competent, compassionate, dedicated, and enthusiastic about providing excellent care to the patients we serve. Each nurse cares for 5-6 patients per shift with support from Certified Nursing Assistants and a Health Unit Coordinator. This nurse will provide routine direct and indirect care in the rehabilitation setting and will have the opportunity to collaborate with our Rehabilitation Center physicians and therapists to provide the best patient care. This is a 36 hr/week position, primarily night shift (7:00 pm - 7:30 am). This nurse is also required to work up to 2 weekends per 6 weeks with flexible self-scheduling.This nurse will participate in the Nurse Residency Program, which is a year long program supporting the transition from academia to practice for new graduate nurses.  

Qualifications

Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. If hired after January 6, 2014, 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 day of clinical care. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification.

Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: 1000-11251-Rehabilitation Unit

Shift: Night Job

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