RN-CLINICAL NURSE II-OR
Location: Vascular-Interventional Radiology Memorial Hospital
Scheduled Work Hours: Four 10-Hour Weekday Shifts 8:00am-6:30pm plus rotating call
UNC's department of Vascular Interventional Radiology is seeking a valuable nursing professional to join the VIR team. The ideal candidate is energetic, flexible, patient-focused, and possesses excellent critical thinking skills. Teamwork, effective communication, and efficiency are essential to our interdisciplinary approach.
Vascular Interventional Radiology nursing at UNC combines compassionate, complex and intricate care with a wide variety of advanced technologic, minimally invasive procedures. Our department has 9 state-of-the-art procedure suites and a 16-bed prep/recovery unit. We provide care in conjunction with:
- UNC's Comprehensive Stroke Program
- Level 1 Trauma Center
- Aortic Network
- UNC Magnet Program
Nursing care in VIR includes administration of moderate sedation. Orientation is an extensive, individualized, precepted 8 week rotation through procedures and the prep/recovery unit.
One year of experience is required in radiology, procedural, perioperative, emergency department, critical care, or intermediate care nursing. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is required within the orientation period, with UNC offering paid onsite training. Specialty certification such as CRN Certification (Certified Radiology Nurse), RN-BC (Certified Cardiac-Vascular Nurse), & CPAN/CAPA Certification are considered an asset for candidates. Professional development and growth opportunities including certification, shared governance, and continuing education are supported for department staff.
This position is 40 hours/week with 10-hour weekday, 8:00am-6:30pm flexible shifts to support work/life balance, with rotating call required. The position qualifies for UNC's generous benefits package including PTO accrual. Qualifications :
Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. One (1) year of nursing experience. 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. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification.