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Clinical Nurse - University of North Carolina

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Job ID: 45323
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Faculty Physicians
Status: Temporary Part Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


*** This position is with The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – School of Medicine. Interested applicants, please visit to submit a job application for this position. Please do not select “Apply Now” at the top or bottom of this page. ***

DepartmentTraCS Institute - 429801
Career AreaHealth Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)
Posting Open Date10/17/2022
Application Deadline10/31/2022
Position TypeTemporary Staff (SHRA)
Position TitleClinical Nurse
Position Number20051289
Vacancy IDS020457
Full-time/Part-timePart-Time Temporary
Hours per week30
Work Schedule
Primarily weekday shifts Monday – Thursday 7A – 5:30P, and Friday 7A – 1:30P. 24 – 40 hours per week depending on selected candidate’s availability. 
Position LocationNorth Carolina, US
Hiring Range$33.00 - $35.00/ hour
Proposed Start Date11/01/2022
Estimated Duration of Appointment6 months not to exceed 11 months
Position Information
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIHresearch funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIHresearch funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented inter professional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute at UNC-CH is one of the medical research institutions working together as a national consortium to improve the way biomedical research is conducted across the country. The consortium, funded through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA), shares a common vision to reduce the time it takes for laboratory discoveries to become treatments for patients, and to engage communities in clinical research efforts. The Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CTRC) is a program of the TraCS Institute within the home of the UNC School of Medicine. TheCTRC provides outpatient clinical services to support a wide variety of research studies involving human subjects with an array of investigators representing the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, and others.

The primary purpose of this Clinical Nurse (RN) position is to provide nursing services with a focus on the care of participants who volunteer for clinical research studies conducted primarily in an ambulatory setting. The RN will provide specialized, professional nursing care to research subjects for healthy volunteers and to those with unusual and distinctive medical problems according to federal regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and local and institutional polices. The RN will support study implementation within the context of care delivery settings such as in the NC TraCS’s Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) and UNC Medical Center as well as the Schools of UNC. The RN will provide management of clinical and research support activities to assure patient safety, address clinical needs and assure protocol integrity and accurate data collection. The RN will ensure the integrity of research data while maintaining care that is safe, efficient, timely, effective, equitable, compassionate, and patient-centered.

Job duties include but are not limited to, providing direct, individualized care to adult (60%) and pediatric (40%) research patients, phlebotomy and IV insertion, administration of investigational medications, monitoring and observation, performing ECG’s, collecting and processing biological specimens, other data collection, providing direction and health teaching where applicable in relation to study protocol activities, reporting and recording care rendered, reporting the patient’s response to that care, and contributing to the CTRC’s continuous quality improvement programs including training of non-licensed research personnel.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
* Knowledge of professional nursing care practices and principles.
* Ability to work with a variety of people in a professional, effective, diplomatic manner and maintain effective communications with patients, health care personnel, staff, and others.
* Ability to work independently, as well as function as part of a team.
* Significant attention to detail and the ability to successfully balance multiple competing priorities.
* Must be flexible, collaborative, and have a willingness to assist others whenever needed.
* Ability to maintain a positive, results oriented work environment, contributing positively to teamwork and morale.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
* Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a minimum of one (1) year of direct clinical nursing experience.
* Minimum of 6 months experience working as a pediatric nurse.
* Possess a variety of healthcare experience with an emphasis on medical-surgical nursing.
* Experience working at UNC Medical Center or UNCHillsborough in a clinical care area.
* Experience with Epic (UNCHealth’s electronic medical record).
* Experience in the administration of biotherapy and/or investigational medication.
* Strong computer skills and have a working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.
* Proficiency in intravenous access and/or phlebotomy.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
* Visual attention and mental concentration is required at all times in this capacity due to the clinical nature of the work.
* Ability to remain in front of a computer for extended periods of time and the ability to move 30 lbs.
* Ability to travel distances within the hospital, on campus and to offsite locations for research on location functions.
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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*** This position is with The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – School of Medicine. Interested applicants, please visit to submit a job application for this position. Please do not select “Apply Now” at the top or bottom of this page. ***

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