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Registered Nurse (RN) - Ortho / Spine

UNC Health Care
United States, North Carolina, Hendersonville
February 29, 2024
Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Provides competent clinical nursing care consistent with professional standards. Reporting and accountable to the Nurse Manager/Director, the Clinical Nurse is responsible for coordinating and delivering patient care utilizing the nursing process in a hospital setting.

Responsibilities:
  • Administers patient care under the direction of a physician. Identifies and pursues expected patient outcomes in collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team.
  • Provides competent clinical nursing care consistent with healthcare organization and nursing standards, policies and procedures.
  • Organizes and prioritizes care according to patient/family needs. Consults with appropriate resources in a timely fashion regarding patients with complex care issues, unusual teaching needs and/or those at high risk for discharge planning.
  • Collaborates with peers in a clinical operations environment, including fostering intra/interdepartmental communication.
  • Synthesizes data from complex situations to determine priorities for care, including appropriate physical, psychosocial, education and safety needs. Assesses and anticipates discharge needs of individual patients and families.
  • Communicates with patient/family to prepare or update the plan of care using cultural competency and active listening. Develops relationships with patients and their families that promote their ability to advocate for patient and family needs.
  • Develops clinical and operational excellence in self and in peers through education and training.
  • Promotes a safe, clean and secure hospital environment for all, including the application of standard precautions and principles of infection control.

Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Orthopaedics

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable

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