Nurse SpecialistPosition Number:
964509Vacancy Open to:
All Candidates Time-Limited:
Health SciencesClassification Title:
35002 Nurse SpecialistCompetency Level:
4 - BroadbandedWorking Title:
Nurse SpecialistNumber of Vacancies:
1Full Time Equivalent (FTE):
1.0Full Time or Part Time:
Full TimeRecruitment Range:
$54,000 - TBDAnticipated Hiring Range:
$54,000 - $57,206Salary Grade Equivalency:
8-5Position Location (City):
Staff - MedicalOrganizational Unit Overview:
The East Carolina University, School of Medicine, Pediatric Outpatient Clinic provides outpatient medical care for children from birth to age 21. The clinic staff assists clients in obtaining diagnosis and treatment for acute and chronic illnesses as well as provides nursing care. Staff provides health education and access to information to enhance client health and to prevent illness. Staff provides for client comfort and safety while endeavoring to be as cost effective to keep medical costs down. The Pediatric Clinics are a service component of the Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine. These clinics are involved in the treatment of patients as a function of the training and education of medical students, physicians and allied health personnel in primary medical care on a regional consultative basis for eastern North Carolina.Job Duties :
The Department of Pediatrics seeks a Nurse Specialist to provide direct patient care and case management for the Pediatric Adolescent clinics and assist in the outpatient management of general pediatric and adult patients. This position will serve as an extension of the physicians, but report to the Nurse Administrator of Clinical Operations. The selected candidate will prioritize clinical situations, 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. Independent nursing care will be expected, including administering immunizations, IV therapy, nursing support, technical assistance, assisting physicians with clinic procedures, and the activities of maintaining a safe environment, care standards, and inventory control. 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. In addition, the selected candidate will serve as an educator for the patient population and other family members regarding preventative health measures, disease, and disease management. The selected candidate will also help cover the Adult and Pediatric Healthcare Clinic as needed.Minimum Education/Experience:
Currently, hours of clinic operation are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, with a flexible scheduled late day to accommodate patient care, Monday through Friday.
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.
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.License or Certification required by statute or regulation:
N/APreferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
Prefer two years of pediatric and/or adult nursing experience.License or Certification required by the Department:
Possess the ability to work with a positive approach in a team environment. The ideal candidate should also possess and demonstrate leadership qualities and be self-directed with the ability to utilize critical thinking skills, communicate effectively, and perform many tasks simultaneously. The selected candidate will possess a high degree of sensitivity to the special needs of pediatric adolescent patient population.
N/ASpecial 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. * Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.Job Open Date:
07/13/2021Open Until Filled:
YesQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting:
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.AA/EOE:
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.Eligibility for Employment:
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.Office of Human Resources Contact Information:
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