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RN Clinical Nurse Hospice Services

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Job ID: 58149
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Have you considered a Nursing career with UNC Health? UNC Home Health has an exciting opportunity as a Clinical Nurse. 

Why UNC Health? 

UNC Health is a not-for-profit integrated health care system owned by the state of North Carolina. With nearly 40,000 diverse employees across the state, our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve -- from the mountains to the coast! Headquartered in Chapel Hill and affiliated with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, UNC Health currently comprises of 14 hospitals, 20 hospital campuses, and more than 900 clinics statewide. UNC Health is committed to supporting teammates from recruitment to retirement. Our UNC Health for Me framework includes ways that we welcome, engage, develop, care for, include, and value our teammates. Employment at UNC Health is so much more than just a job - we're focused on your health, your wealth, and your career. 

UNC Health Perks Include: • Annual pay increases • Organizational Incentive plan • Paid Parental Leave • Well-being Programs • Employee Assistance Program • PTO Donation •Teammate Discount Program.

Located on-site at UNC Medical Center. Full-time, day position with weekend rotation with other members of the UNC liaison team. Hours 8:00AM to 4:30 PM. 

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

This position is eligible for a commitment incentive up to $20,000!

 Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
The Clinical Nurse, HH is responsible for organizing and overseeing the patients care plan from start of care to discharge, managing medication, supply and DME needs as well as coordinating specialized services that may be needed to meet the patient care needs (Social Worker, Chaplain, Hospice Aide, PT, OT, Dietary, etc.). They present the patient at Interdisciplinary team meetings, update all disciplines on the patient’s clinical status and care plan needs. They constantly evaluate and update the care plan to meet all the patient’s needs in a holistic manner. Patient visits are made to the patient’s home or, where they call home. It can be a house, apartment, Assisted Living Facility, or Skilled Nursing Facility. They can start and end the workday at their home but are expected to see 4-5 patients per day. 

Responsibilities:

1. Education--Participates in identifying and meeting learning needs of self. Attends education programs based on identified learning needs. With assistance, uses patient education materials relevant to patient population. Assesses readiness to learn of the patient/family/caregivers. Assesses developmental level of patient and factors affecting ability to learn.
2. Evaluation of care--Identifies expected patient outcomes. Seeks guidance as needed in revision of plan of care. Participates in discussion with members of the interdisciplinary team in evaluation of patient care. Communicates relevant information to promote continuity of care
3. Implementation--Demonstrates competence in care of patients with complex problems, including population-appropriate physical, psychosocial, educational and safety aspects of care. Utilizes healthcare organization and nursing standards, policies and procedures in delivery of care. Organizes and prioritizes care according to patient/family needs. Consults with appropriate resources in a timely fashion regarding patients with complex care issues, unusual teaching needs and/or those at high risk for discharge planning.
4. Leadership--With assistance, develops goals to promote professional growth or minimize limitations. Achieves goals and objectives within identified time frame or renegotiates with supervisor. Is knowledgeable about activities which facilitate intra/interdepartmental collaboration. Participates in development and achievement of unit goals and performance improvement activities. Effectively uses communication systems. Participates in promoting cost-effective care. Gives feedback to co-workers. Is aware of public policy and regulatory guidelines affecting the health care environment. Promotes a safe, clean and secure hospital environment for all
5. Patient Assessment--Recognizes data from complex situations to determine priorities for care. Includes appropriate physical, psychosocial, education and safety needs. Synthesizes assessment data into meaningful whole prior to communication to others. Assesses and anticipates discharge needs of individual patients and families. Develops relationships with families that promote their ability to advocate for the patient and their own needs
6. Planning--Collaborates with patient/family to prepare or update the plan of care. Makes use of available multidisciplinary resources in planning care. Begins to use full range of communication as a means to convey planning. Identifies and addresses cultural and ethnic issues in planning patient care. Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks for patients with complex problems.
7. Research--Reads journals that contain studies or articles that may be applicable to practice. Brings ideas and questions to the staff at large for assessment of applicability


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Graduation from a school of professional nursing.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● One (1) year of nursing experience caring for acute and chronically ill patients or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Hospice Services

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

Hiring Range: $30.75 - $44.56. Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity 

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.


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