As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the RN will educate patients about their disease process, while assisting providers guide patients in understanding and realizing compliance with their individualized treatment plans, often coordinating care with primary care and other providers.
Our unit has 32 beds available to serve the varying needs of our patient population including a 7 bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. We are focused on providing highly collaborative, patient centered care which ensures great outcomes.
The RN UNIT REGISTERED NURSE delivers quality nursing care to patients through interpersonal contact and provides care and services to allow patients to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
This position will coordinate clinic activities of other healthcare professional, ensure compliance with UNC outpatient clinic policies and procedures, and monitor required trainings and education for healthcare staff.
The ideal candidate will have experience with chronically ill patients, and the coordination of their care. Acting as a liaison between the patient and the rest of the medical team is another key responsibility.
Perform a complete assessment of assigned patient's ongoing physical and emotional status, level of competency, home environment, safety factors and family support available to assist with care and needs of patient.
Provides professional nursing care. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the patients/clients served, and ability to provide care according to departmental policies and procedures.
The Registered Nurse serves as a leader of the healthcare team at Novant Health by establishing an authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system, collaborating with physicians and other team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate an individualized plan of care that promotes optimal health or supports a peaceful death.