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Job ID: NUR00R82
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC MEDICAL CENTER
Status: Per Diem
Nursing Assistant II (Per Diem) for Pulmonary/Infectious Disease Acute Care
is a 31-bed medicine floor that provides quality acute care for patients with pulmonary and infectious diseases. 6 Bed Tower is equipped with dual channel telemetry and continuous pulse oximetry and cares for patients who are HIV positive, those who have respiratory diseases, and adults with cystic fibrosis.
6 Bed Tower holds the Silver-level designation Beacon Award for Excellence™from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. This designation highlights patient care units that distinguish themselves in every facet of patient care. For patients and families, Beacon designation signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and satisfaction. For staff working in Beacon units, the designation means a positive and supportive work environment with greater collaboration between colleagues and leaders, high morale, and lower turnover.
Unit Strengths: A friendly, welcoming, compassionate and committed team with many staff members having 5+ years of experience on the unit. The Nursing Assistant II provides routine direct and indirect patient care in a hospital, clinic or home health care setting. All work performed is under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician.
This is a Per Diem/ At-Will position (no benefits) that requires a minimum of 12 hours worked every two weeks. Shifts are rotating 12 hours (7a-7p, 7p-7a) with weekend rotation. The position requires the ability to complete a week of hospital orientation prior to beginning unit-based orientation (Monday through Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm).
QualificationsHigh School diploma or GED. Listed as Nursing Assistant II with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Listed as Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification. Six (6) months related nursing assistant experience.
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.