Job Details

North Carolina Central University
  • Position Number: 2780067
  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Position Type: Health and Medical Services

Professional Nurse

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: 1/26/2022 at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
This position will provide patient care to the students of NCCU. This involves working in collaboration with other nurses, medical providers and other support staff to provide professional, competent, caring and safe services to the students. The Nurse will strive to meet the patient's needs including: relief from discomfort, emotional care, administration of medications, fluid therapy, and patient education. The staff nurse assesses the patient, plans nursing care, and implements the nursing plan through the use of the nursing process under the supervision of the nurse supervisor.

Minimum Education/Experience:
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A working knowledge of the application of nursing theory, techniques, practices and principles of nursing; considerable knowledge of behavioral concepts and treatment; knowledge of nursing philosophy; general knowledge of agency services, policies and procedures, and general knowledge of pharmacotherapy with skill in the preparation and administration of medication as ordered.

Ability to make physical and psycho-social nursing assessment; ability to effectively express ones self in oral and written form; ability to understand and implement oral and written instructions; maintain nursing records; ability to gain the confidence of patients and work effectively with them; establish and maintain effective working relations with the health care staff; and ability to supervise and organize the work of less skilled health care workers.
Position must have ability to: document relevant information related to patients complaint (i.e.: vital signs, chief complaint and pertinent related history for appropriate evaluation; make clinical assessment and observation along with documentation pertinent to patients condition and response to medication and treatment; assist providers with exams, procedures and treatments as needed to render care; perform therapeutic treatments as ordered per Physician/Practitioner, Physician Assistant or Physicians standing orders; administer medication ordered by Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant accurately and safely, documenting time, route and date; manage storing and handling of vaccines, allergy meds and other medications; administer intravenous fluids or medication; provide follow-up instructions and counseling to students regarding medications, treatment and health prevention concepts; and, perform some laboratory procedures in the absence of the Medical Technologist.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For employment/re-employment priority, this vacancy is treated as Pay Plan Conversion GN12

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

North Carolina Central University 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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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