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Job ID: 80449
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Full Time
The Registered Nurse (RN) operates as a key member of the health care team using the nursing process, clinical skills and leadership to direct, provide and evaluate age/population specific patient care according to the department’s scope of service. Analyze patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
Requirements for specialty areas are defined as 1-2 years of experience in specialty area or related clinical experience. Strong L&D experience strongly preferred
Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina; BCLS certification; additional certifications required in specialty areas.
OTHER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Good interpersonal skills; Communicates clearly and concisely verbally and in writing
Exposure and basic skills in use of clinical computer systems
Self-motivation; strong organizational skills; able to multi-task; goal oriented
Strong customer focus
Strong judgment, problem-solving and decision making skills •
Exposure to blood borne pathogens, airborne pathogens and other infectious diseases requiring the use of protective equipment; exposure to other hazards, such as radiation, toxic waste, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, etc. based on the departments. Possible exposure to conditions, such as noxious odors, fumes, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation. Stressful work periods and rotating shifts.
Requires a range of physical activity from sedentary work to heavy work. Includes sitting, standing, walking and lifting patients; some carrying, pushing, pulling, and lifting objects involved in day-to-day activities. Ability to use appropriate Safe-Patient Handling equipment Visual acuity, auditory and verbal skills necessary. Ability to concentrate in surroundings.
AGE SPECIFIC SERVED
Newborn x Infant x Child x Adolescent x Adult x
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