Holding a patient’s hand before a procedure. Listening to their concerns with empathy. Comforting a frightened child. These are the qualities UNC REX Healthcare seeks in their nurses. As one of our trusted nurses, you’ll help men and women get back on their feet while bringing them peace of mind. UNC REX nursing department is as much about kindness and caring for the whole person as it is about medical and technical knowledge.
- Job Type: Day Shifts, Night Shifts, Per Diem
- Job Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
What do we look for in a Nurse at UNC REX? Below are candidate traits that encompass the Empathy and Expertise needed to provide the exceptional care our patients deserve.
- Good listener
- Relationship expertise
- Team player
At REX, we’re all involved. We’re very caring and working here feels like being part of a family. We’re team players and we work together to give patients great care.
Heather Wooldridge, RN, Home Health/Hospice Coordinator at UNC REX
Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Vision and Dental insurance is available for employees through the North Carolina Flexible Benefits Program (NC Flex). Different families and individuals have different needs when it comes to health insurance. We offer three different levels of coverage to meet employees' personal needs.
Employees can feel secure in their future with a 403b account option. A 403b account functions like a 401k, but is offered by non-profit, religious, and government organizations.
We're aware of employees’ needs for time off from work, whether for planned rest and recreation, personal illness, or emergencies, and the importance of income continuation during those times.
Life & Disability Insurance
Employees have a variety of options for life insurance and accidental death and disability insurance.
Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others.
Establishes a health status database that is pertinent to visit.
Obtains histories for patients (adult and geriatric) which have implications for treatment of the disease processes for which the patients are being seen.
Performs a complete or problem focused physical examination for patients from adults to geriatrics.
Orders and/or performs, evaluates, interprets and integrates findings of diagnostic tests and procedures to formulate health management plan.
Evaluates and makes recommendations for patient/family health management plan with full consideration of patient safety needs under the direction of the supervising physician.
Provides patient/family education and counseling with full consideration of patient safety needs under the direction of the supervising physician
Maintains patients' medical records according to established standards and documents in a systematic, accurate and succinct format. Reviews records with supervisory physician on a routine basis.
Discusses patient care needs with physician and/or other health professionals when appropriate.
Refers patients to physician or to specialized healthcare resources for consultation/treatment as appropriate.
Participates in continuing education and/or continuing medical education as required by licensing body and medical staff bylaws.
Prescribes medication as permitted by the N.C. Board of Medical Examiners and/or the N.C. Board of Nursing.
Carry out standing orders or other orders delineated by the supervising physician of specific patients.
Prescribes any necessary drugs under the direction of the supervision physician an in accordance to the Rex PA policy.
Evaluate patients in the Emergency Department provided that the patient is also evaluated by the supervising physician prior to discharge.
Performs other duties within the scope of practice for Hospitalist Team as needed.
Three to ten years previous related experience and/or training desired.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), Bachelor's degree, and Master's degree (M. A.) preferred.
Primary Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Department: REXH-26760-Rex Vascular Surgical Spec
Shift: Day Job