Open Date: 04/05/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
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.
Special Instructions to Applicant: * 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.
Job Duties: The Department of Pediatrics seeks a Nurse Specialist to provide direct patient care and case management for the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Section. This position will serve as an extension of the physicians, but report to the Nurse Administrator of Clinical Operations. The selected candidate will interact with residents, medical students, nursing students, and other learners on a daily basis to teach procedures and concepts that relate to nursing practice. The selected candidate will prioritize clinical situations, make in-patient rounds with providers, assist health care providers with clinic procedures (i.e., IV therapy, lumbar puncture, phlebotomy, IM and SQ injections, access Infusaports, Mediports, Hickman catheters, and chemotherapy administration), ensure orders are written and carried out in an expeditious manner, and facilitate communication between the specialty and ancillary departments and staff. In addition, the selected candidate will make appropriate referrals as needed, maintain accurate patient records and follow agency research guidelines for documentation of patients on studies and protocols, and serve as an educator for the patient population and other family members regarding disease and disease management. CLINICAL SUPPORT POSITION - NOT SUBJECT TO STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT. The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.