Professional Nurse

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Professional Nurse - Journey

Working Title:

Professional Nurse

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Pay Band Information:

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

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Work Schedule:

8:00AM – 5:00PM
Clinic is closed on all University observed Holidays

Department Name and Number:

EHS UEOHC-230511

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)

Department Description:

The University Employee Occupational Health Clinic (UEOHC) provides the occupational health medical services for the employees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill required by state and federal regulations. This includes regulatory required medical surveillance such as healthcare immunization review, respiratory protection, biological safety, and treatment of on-the-job injury/illnesses which includes examination, medical case management, and return to work. The UEOHC plays a critical role ensuring that University employees receive the best possible occupational health care and that all Federal and State regulatory guidelines/requirements are met.

The UEOHC is part of the Workplace Safety unit within the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) department. EHS is responsible for all environment, health and safety related matters for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. EHS is organized into eight sections: Biological Safety, Environmental Affairs, Fire Safety & Emergency Response, Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, Chemical Safety, Radiation Safety, Workplace Safety, and Business & Support. The UNC Chapel Hill Department of Environment Health & Safety supports the University’s core mission of teaching, research, and service by providing comprehensive environmental, health and safety services to the University community. This includes education through training and consultation, maintaining a safe environment through recognizing and controlling health and safety hazards, ensuring a process of regulatory compliance and minimizing future potential liabilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide occupational health and medical care under the University Medical Surveillance Program and Workers’ Compensation Program to all full-time, part-time, and temporary University employees. Examples of specific duties include: first care for employee occupational injury/illness, medical surveillance examination in accordance with OSHA, CDC, and NIH, travel immunizations, and perform respiratory quantitative fit-testing using in accordance with NC OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard. All University employees are included in the university’s workers’ compensation program. Maintain information in a comprehensive database.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge – Knowledge of nursing theories, practices, and standards of care. Licensed by NC Board of Nursing to practice as a registered nurse.

Program Monitoring and Administration – Ability to assess, monitor, and recommend occupational health protocol needs. Ability to document compliance with state and federal regulations.

Training and Education – Ability to educate and train employees in occupational health and specific University requirements. Ability to assess, develop, design, implement, and provide consulting services for occupational health.

Safety and Health Compliance – Ability to understand applicable policies and procedures, and provide appropriate occupational health services.

Communication – Ability to interpret and communicate information to individuals or groups. Ability to clearly and concisely convey written information orally or in writing to individuals or groups to ensure that they understand the information and the message. Ability to listen and respond appropriately to others.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with a major in Nursing or Master’s degree with a major in Nursing.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Licensed by NC Board of Nursing to practice as a registered nurse.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements:

Ability to assist patient with ambulating, transfers and maneuvering. Manual dexterity needed to operate equipment, give injections and perform venipuncture. Patients present with varying needs and conditions so this position must maintain each of these continuously, to do assessments, to operate equipment, and perform direct interventions and evaluate the need for care and procedures.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Evening work occasionally, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Night work occasionally, On-call occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Respirator, general use, Valid NC Driver’s License, Weekend work occasionally

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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time