Come join our dynamic and evolving team in the UNC Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Clinic at our Meadowmont Location.
This RN position will work in our Allergy Clinic. Position will provide general care to patients. Administering prescribed testing, medications and treatments. Maintaining immunotherapy room with necessary supplies and materials. Ensuring cleanliness. Observing, records and reports patients' vitals and reactions to treatments. Assesses patient needs and suggests solutions to patient care problems. Maintains accurate patient records. Assures patient stays for required observation time after injection(s). Reacts appropriately in patient reaction situations; informs physician and/or other clinical staff as necessary to mitigate adverse reactions.
Learn and perform immunotherapy vial mixing procedures. Demonstrates clinical competence and sound knowledge base in provision of quality patient care. Regularly interacts with physicians and other departments in order to identify and resolve problems. Maintains knowledge of trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate articles, journals and related material; and by attending seminars and conferences, as needed. Responsible for reporting improperly operating medical equipment and instruments to supervisor.
Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification. One (1) year of nursing experience.