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Job ID: NEW00B9Y
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC MEDICAL CENTER
New Graduate RN needed Pediatric Acute Care Medicine Unit
This opportunity is for new graduate RNs who are currently in their final semester of nursing or who have graduated within the past 12 months of the anticipated start date and have worked as an RN for less than 6 months. It is expected for the new hire to have completed the NCLEX exam and be licensed as a RN for the first day of employment. This is for Winter (January, February or March) 2021 start date.
New Graduate Nurses are part of the UNC Medical Center Residency Program. This program is year long supporting the transition from academia to practice for new graduate nurses.
Our Pediatric Acute Care Medicine Unit is a 24 bed pediatric unit providing both acute and intermediate level of care for children newborns to 21 year of age. The staff have a strong knowledge base of seizure management, family teaching, central line catheter care, pediatric growth and development, respiratory illness, parenteral nutrition, complex hydration regiment, home ventilators, high flow oxygen therapy and post sedation monitoring. The unit also provides care for pediatric surgical patients. The Pediatric Medicine staff are highly committed to caring for pediatric patients and their families. They care for children ranging from infancy through 21 year of age.
This is a 36 hour a week position, Day/Night rotation with approximately every third weekend and qualifies for full time state benefits.
Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. If hired after January 6, 2014, 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 by the day of clinical care. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification.
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.