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RN CLINICAL NURSE II - NEUROSURGERY/NEUROLOGY ACUTE CARE UNIT - 6 NEUROSCIENCE

Job ID: SUR00DEP
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC MEDICAL CENTER
Status: Full-time
Shift: Rotating

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Job Description

Description

RN needed for Neurosurgery/Neurology Acute Care Unit
 
We are a team of positive, dynamic and talented neuro nurses providing exceptional nursing care to Neurosurgery and Neurology patients.  We are a true medical-surgical unit treating patients who have spinal and brain surgeries, brain tumors, stroke, seizures, and neuromuscular diagnoses such as Myasthenia Gravis, Guillain Barre Syndrome, and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy. Our Team of nurses, physicians and therapists set the standards for highly collaborative care in order to become the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Southeast as designated by the Joint Commission in 2012.  Our physician teams are nationally recognized as innovators in neuro care, receiving patients throughout North Carolina and surrounding states.  Our unit has 32 beds available to serve the varying needs of our patient population including a 7 bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.  We are focused on providing highly collaborative, patient centered care which ensures great outcomes.
 
Strengths:
Our biggest strength is our willingness to see the patient’s potential in all of our actions and interactions.  We empower and enable our patient to truly progress to the fullest of their capability.  Our outstanding team enjoys the fast pace and exciting opportunities provided by our patients, and we constantly strive to improve and advance neuro nursing. This allows us to support professional growth and exceptional education opportunities for our nurses.  
 
This is a 36 hour/week position working 12 hour shifts, rotating days, nights and weekends (7am-7:30pm and 7pm-7:30am).  This position qualifies for an extensive benefit package including PTO hours accrued based on the number of hours hired to work.
 

 
 

Qualifications

Requires graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing and one (1) year of nursing (RN) experience. 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.

 

Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider/BLS Provider certification also required.

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