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RN NEW GRADUATE NURSE - BURN CENTER - FALL 2020

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Job ID: NEW00B9O
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC MEDICAL CENTER
Status: Full-time
Shift: Rotating

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Job Description

Description

New Graduate RN needed for the Burn Center.  This is a 36 hours/week, day/night and weekend rotation, with flexible self-scheduling and is eligible for an extensive State benefit package. 

 

The Burn Center is a 21-bed ICU capable unit that has the most state of the art and innovative equipment. We provide care to burn victims of every age, from pediatric to geriatric, and provide care at every level of acuity, from the most critical through the rehabilitation phase. The Burn Center undergoes a rigorous verification process by the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons to ensure we continue provide the most advanced, highest quality burn care.

Our nursing team works closely with many others to achieve our goals of restoration of health and function. They are an integral part of a collaborative burn team including physicians, physician assistants, nursing assistants, physical, occupational and recreational therapists, chaplains, a rehabilitation counselor, social workers, a dietician, pharmacist, and a teacher. The staff have the opportunity to provide care at the most critical level and be part of a team that works to assist a burn injured patient through all phases of the recovery. The nursing staff of the Burn Center is truly involved in the relief of suffering and promotion of healing and restoration of functional capacity. We provide an environment that supports personal and professional growth with opportunities to advance up the clinical ladder.

 

This opportunity is for new graduate RN’s who are currently in their final semester of nursing school or who have graduated from nursing school within the past 12 months of the anticipated start date (September-December 2020) and have worked as an RN for less than 6 months.  It is expected that applicants will have their RN license and be able to practice in North Carolina prior to the first day of employment.

 

New Graduate Nurses are part of the UNC Medical Center Residency Program (NRP). This program is a yearlong program supporting transition from academia to practice for new graduate nurses. The program is layered on top of orientation to provide mentored clinical relationships which support development as a professional nurse.

Qualifications

Requires graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. If hired after January 6, 2014, without a BSN or MSN, 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.

 

Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina prior to the first day of orientation.  Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider, or BLS Provider certification required.

 

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