Nurse Specialist | East Carolina University

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Greenville, North Carolina, Job Duties: Makes and documents, age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient needs. Coordinates and manages care by applying analytical reasoning, reflection, rational problem-solving skills, using evidence-based information and clinical judgment. Safely performs technical skills in area of practice. Demonstrates practice based on knowledge of all policies, procedures, nursing standards, and legal issues in areas of specialty. Demonstrates a caring, compassionate approach to patient/family, functioning as a patient/family advocate. Participates in shared decision making and problem solving to promote effective collaboration with interdisciplinary team. Organizes and prioritizes and documents nursing care activities considering the needs of the patients and other staff members. Provides leadership to develop, analyze, integrate complex data, and update individualized care.Negotiates short/long term goals with the patient to develop and evaluate the individualized care. Initiates/facilitates/collaborates with all members of the interdisciplinary team to improve care delivered to the patients, ensuring that appropriate referrals (interdisciplinary and community) are made and completed. Utilizes the nursing process to facilitate the patient’s care using time and resources efficiently and assumes accountability for the effectiveness of care. Coordinates care with the interdisciplinary members consistent with roles and responsibilities. Initiates comprehensive patient and family education. Uses professional judgment to appropriately delegate. Use established outcome measures to evaluate effectiveness of care. Promotes effective and efficient use of educational resources in achieving desired patient outcomes.Evaluates and documents patient’s response to treatment. Collaborates with support services and multidisciplinary team in providing care. Assures quality care through professional growth and development. Serves in preceptor role for clinical area. Uses formal and informal methods to teach other staff members. Independently evaluates own practice and goals; initiates discussion of performance with manager. Provides written professional practice goals for the upcoming year. Monitors progress toward, and provides evidence of achieving mutually agreed upon goals within established time frame. Provides written evaluation of previous year’s goals. Attends to own continuing education by providing evidence of a minimum of six (6) contact hours; or two relevant academic courses per year; or certification in specialty area with evidence of contact hours required to maintain certification. Demonstrates effective use of computer-based information for decision support, continuous quality improvement and professional development. CLINICAL SUPPORT POSITION – NOT SUBJECT TO STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT . Employment in this position provides eligibility to participate in the UNC Optional Retirement Program ( ORP ) which offers matching employer contributions and employee control of investment choices, along with eligibility to participate in various Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Plans (401k, 403b. 457). This position is not eligible to participate in the NC Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System ( TSERS ). Additionally, this position offers multiple voluntary options for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance as well as various supplemental plans including Critical Illness, Flexible Spending Accounts, Cancer, and Disability. Special Instructions To Application: Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section. If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Minimum Education/Experience: Graduation from state-accredited school of registered nursing and two years of nursing experience, with at least one year in the assigned specialty area. Must have a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Full time or Part time: Full Time Position Location (city): Greenville Position Number: 400504 Organizational Unit Overview: This division is a full service, adult infectious diseases unit offering comprehensive inpatient and outpatient consultative services. Physicians are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week. The outpatient services, located in Greenville, NC, include an HIV clinic, including a longitudinal training clinic for resident physicians, a general infectious disease clinic and the ECU Physicians International Travel clinic. Infectious Diseases Clinic is a regional referral center for patients and physicians throughout eastern North Carolina.

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