Professional Nurse

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Sep 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department SA Campus Health Services-650001
Career Area Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 09/14/2023
Application Deadline 09/28/2023
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Professional Nurse - Journey
Salary Grade Equivalent GN12
Working Title Professional Nurse
Position Number 00035786 & 00037012
Vacancy ID P018143
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
8a-5p Monday-Friday, occasional evenings, weekends and holidays
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $55,518 - $70,000
Pay Band Information
To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet .

Position Summary Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
Campus Health (CH) is a multi-specialty ambulatory college health clinic providing quality, and affordable health care for eligible students and spouses. Annually, CH has more than 80,000 patient encounters, which includes Primary Care and Women’s Health as well as specialty clinics in sports medicine, orthopedics, gynecology, physical therapy, counseling and psychological services, travel clinic and allergy clinic. Weekend acute care is provided from 8-5 PM. On site ancillary services include pharmacy, OTC pharmacy, Student Stores pharmacy, medical laboratory, and radiology.
Campus Health has been continuously accredited since 1986 by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. All personnel are trained in the concepts and principles of Performance Improvement and serve as team members and leaders in shaping and defining the organization as it strives to provide quality and safe care.
Campus Health collaborates with Student Wellness and Campus Recreation and other Student Affairs partners to provide education and outreach to assist in keeping the campus population healthy.
Education and research comprise another important function of CH. CH provides clinical rotations and practicums for students in the School of Education, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Public Health, Department of Medical Technology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Health and Radiology. In addition, CH serves as a research site for a number of faculty and graduate student grants and contracts, where CH staff participates with the principal investigators across a variety of medical specialties.
Position Summary
This position is eligible for a Sign On Bonus of $2,500 to be paid in two installment:
- $ 1,250 within 30 days of your hire date and
- $ 1,250 12 months after hire date

Any payment of eligible sign on bonus due during the current pause will be made once the state budget has been approved and the restrictions are lifted 
The Professional Nurse in the Primary Care setting within the Department of Nursing Service is responsible for organizing and providing direct patient care for those patients served by Campus Health; applying clinical expertise in the utilization of the nursing process (assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation); recognizing that the scope and complexity of patient’s conditions vary from primary to chronic and routine to acute; and acts as a liaison between the health care provider and patient to promote optimal patient care. The Professional Nurse also implements educational programs, assists with complex technical/medical procedures, and supervises ancillary nursing personnel.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
The nature of the Professional Nurse required flexibility for change, knowledge of nursing theories and practices, understanding of computer technology systems and programs, and the ability to adapt to advances in medicine. Advances in medical and computer technologies are on-going and complex that results in new approaches to the delivery of patient care. As a result of these advances, standards of practice may change requiring revision of policies and procedures.
On a daily basis, physical effort and stamina are required for the delivery of direct and indirect patient care. Examples include transporting, bending, lifting, standing for long periods of time, and monitoring of patient demand throughout the clinics that require extensive walking throughout the work day.
Be able to understand Instruction includes medical orders written or verbal by the health care provider, written agency policies and detailed procedures, reference manuals, nursing guidelines and standards set forth by the Nurse Practice Act of North Carolina.
Precision, exactness and accuracy are essential to the practice of nursing care.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. Prefer experience in an acute/ambulatory care/office based setting, administration of intravenous therapy. Experience with College Health helpful.
Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Visual acuity is essential for the physical assessment and implementation of nursing/medical care on a daily basis. Examples may include examining patients, reading medical charts, documentation of physical findings and preparation and administration of medication. Mental concentration is required to document physical assessment findings to ensure that the data collected is thorough and accurate. Manual dexterity is required in the performance of many areas of direct and indirect patient care. These may include placement of an intravenous catheter, application of sterile dressings and administration of medication. Touch is used for diagnostic measures such as the temperature of the skin, or detecting the presence of masses.
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Overtime occasionally, Shift work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally
Special Instructions

The selected candidate for this position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Qualified applicants must apply and be selected from the candidate pool of this posting and meet the State policy following requirements:
 To be eligible for a sign-on bonus, the candidate must not have worked as a probationary, permanent, or time-limited employee in the last 12 months as an employee subject to the State Human Resources Act. 

A newly hired permanent full time or permanent part-time (more than 20 hours a week) employee are eligible for a sign-on bonus (this will be prorated for employees working more than 20 hours and  less than 40 hours per week).

This SHRA Sign-on Bonus is contingent upon budget and final eligibility determination as of the effective date of hire. All recipients must sign the Pay Back Agreement form. Additional information regarding the SHRA Sign-on Policy can be found .

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Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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