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RN NEW GRADUATE NURSE - ACUTE BURN & WOUND UNIT - 5 EAST - WINTER/SPRING 2021 START DATE

Job ID: NEW00B9J
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 Acute Burn and Wound Care Unit. This is a 36 hours/week position, day/night and weekend rotation, with flexible self-scheduling. This position qualifies for an extensive State benefit package including PTO hours accrued based on the number of hours hired to work.

  

This is a 15 - bed Acute Burn and Wound Unit and we function as an extension of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center. We care for adult patients who have a burn injury and/or other type of complex wounds. The burn injuries on our unit are acute and generally less than 20% of total body surface area. We provide burn and wound care to these patients from the acute through rehabilitative phase. We also care for overflow patients from other units on the acute care surgical units and occasionally overflow form the acute care medicine units with patients including but not limited to: plastic surgery patients, diabetic wounds, and pressure ulcers.  The nurses who work on 5 East are trained in medical-surgical nursing as well as burn and wound care.

Our nursing team works with the interdisciplinary team to provide the best possible care for our patients. The team includes physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nursing assistants, physical, occupational and recreational therapists, chaplains, and rehabilitation counselors, social workers and dieticians. We are team oriented, dynamic caregivers and experienced patient advocates. We foster a professional, collaborative atmosphere conducive to learning.

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 and have worked as an RN for less than 6 months. The anticipated start date for this position will be between January to April 2021.  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.

 

Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina prior to the first day of orientation 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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