5 East is a 31 bed medical oncology unit. Our focus is on caring for oncology patients, administering chemotherapy, managing pain and caring for patients in sickle cell crisis. We also care for a wide variety of other medical diagnosis, therefore utilizing a wide variety of nursing skills. 5 East staff work closely with the interprofessional team to provide compassionate care to patients and families as they navigate through life changing diagnosis. We are fortunate to have unit based providers and palliative care to support holistic care on 5 East.
The Clinical Nurse IV practices at the level of an expert practitioner of nursing as defined by Benner, P. (1984). From Novice to Expert. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. The nurse at this level demonstrates expertise in caring for patients with multiple and complex problems. In addition to demonstrating clinical leadership on the unit, the Clinical Nurse IV serves as a resource and system-wide consultant to staff and participates in endeavors to increase nursing knowledge. The CN IV functions as a clinical leader.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. Eighteen (18) months of professional nursing experience in a tertiary care setting to include didactic and clinical experience in the area of assignment preferably with charge and precepting experience in the area of assignment.
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification.
Professional certification relevant to the practice area and on the ANCC Magnet approved list within the probationary period of employment.
This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
Internal Number: NUR00QOE
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