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Job ID: 71165
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Lenoir Strong no benefits (Lenoir only)
Internal Temporary Contract RN Program
$55 per hour for 6 months
§ Contract nurse is hired as a temporary employee
§ Contract nurse is not eligible for shift differential
§ Contract nurse will be assigned to a specific Unit but may be required to float to other areas of the hospital as needed, in which they have competency
§ Required to work minimum of 36 hours per week/72 hours per pay period
§ Will be scheduled for days, nights, weekends, and holidays based on the needs of the unit(s)
§ Overtime hours (time over 40 per week) will be allowed at the discretion of the Director and will be paid at time and one half
§ There is no Paid Time off Accrual benefit; those committing to 6-month contracts may use 3 days of paid time per contract
o Requested time off must be divulged at time of interview and/or prior to signing the contract, and must adhere to the hospitals policies for time off.
o Additional time off must be approved and will be without pay.
§ Introductory Policy for attendance:
o 2 Occurrences- Written Warning
o 3 Occurrences- Termination of Contract
o This introductory period does not alter the employment-at-will status of any employee. Employees may resign from UNC Health Lenoir at any time and may be terminated by UNC Health Lenoir at any time, with or without notice, with or without cause.
§ Contract nurses will be on boarded according to our standard for nurses and customized to the nurse’s experience (Orientation, Epic, Competencies, etc.), but not to exceed six consecutive weeks.
§ Contract nurses will be scheduled after all permanent employees are scheduled.
§ Contract nurses may apply for a permanent position if they remain in good standing during the contract period.
§ To qualify, candidates must have at least two (2) years of appropriate training
§ Contract nurse must have an active and unconditional license as a registered nurse from the North Carolina Board of Nursing that is neither suspended nor revoked at any time;
§ Candidate must satisfactorily pass all Employee Health on boarding components, including background check and drug test;
§ Candidate must hold an active Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support certification and may be required to hold additional applicable certifications based on assigned area of work; and
§ Contract nurse must maintain compliance with all continuing education requirements imposed by North Carolina law, the North Carolina Board of Nursing, and UNC Lenoir, as they may exist from time to time.
§ Current Lenoir employees are not eligible to participate in the program unless they have severed employment and apply after being separated for at least 6 months. Original position not guaranteed to be offered if permanent employee severs employment and returns.
o If employment is severed and the employee is later rehired they will be assigned a new start and seniority date
At the end of the 6 month contract, an employee must decide to become a permanent employee or resign from UNC Health Lenoir
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