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RN Physician Practice Nurse - COVID Vaccine Centers

Job ID: 2700
Location: Cary, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Physicians Network
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.


Provide assistance to our COVID vaccine clinics to maximize safety, patient and co-worker satisfaction and quality outcomes.  Multiple locations in Wake, Chatham, Johnston, Lenoir, Nash Wayne and Rockingham Counties.


1. Coordinates clinical assignments for each day and clinic to ensure timely patient flow, and excellent patient care. Identify opportunities to improve clinic flow. Works with Manager, Physicians, and APPs to provide a dynamic and user-friendly vaccine environment for all staff. Ensures that care/service delivered to each patient is appropriate and in accordance with Physician orders, departmental policies, and with full consideration of patient safety needs. Documents in patient care records.

2. Serves as a clinical resource for problem solving. Serves as a liaison between staff, physicians and Manager. Advises medical staff and Manager in matters related to patient care. Assists in addressing patient issues/questions related to care/service received. Serves as a point of contact between nurses, providers, and other team members.

3. Assists in the reconstitution, drawing and administering of the COVID vaccine. May have responsibility to oversee the recovery area to ensure patient safety. Ensures that emergency medication is in close proximity and be prepared to administer as necessary per standing orders.

4. Adheres to the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics.

5. Collaborates with team to customize their clinics, in order to meet the unique needs of their patient population. Must be flexible to meet the needs of the state.

 Other information:

Education Requirements:

● Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree (BSN preferred).

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

● BLS, RN NC License


Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

● Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret clinical information and technical procedures. Ability to document clinical information. Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions from patients, physicians, family members and other Rex staff. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.


Job Details

Legal Employer:

 Entity: UNC Physicians Network

 Organization Unit:

 Work Type: PRN

 Standard Hours Per Week: PRN

 Work Schedule: Day Job/Evening Job/Weekends

 Location of Job: US:NC

 Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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