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UNC Department of Public Safety Professional Nurse in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Position Summary Information

Department Description

Campus Health (CH) is a multi-specialty ambulatory college health clinic providing quality, and affordable health care for eligible students and spouses. Annually, CH has more than 80,000 patient encounters, which includes Primary Care and Women’s Health as well as specialty clinics in sports medicine, orthopedics, gynecology, physical therapy, counseling and psychological services, travel clinic and allergy clinic. Weekend acute care is provided from 8-5 PM. On site ancillary services include pharmacy, OTC pharmacy, Student Stores pharmacy, medical laboratory, and radiology.

Campus Health has been continuously accredited since 1986 by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. All personnel are trained in the concepts and principles of Performance Improvement and serve as team members and leaders in shaping and defining the organization as it strives to provide quality and safe care.

Campus Health collaborates with Student Wellness and Campus Recreation and other Student Affairs partners to provide education and outreach to assist in keeping the campus population healthy.

Education and research comprise another important function of CH. CH provides clinical rotations and practicums for students in the School of Education, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Public Health, Department of Medical Technology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Health and Radiology. In addition, CH serves as a research site for a number of faculty and graduate student grants and contracts, where CH staff participates with the principal investigators across a variety of medical specialties.

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 Professional Charge Nurse in the Nursing Services setting is responsible for organizing and providing direct patient care for those patients served by the Campus Health Services; applying clinical expertise in the utilization of the nursing process (assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation); recognizing that the scope and complexity of patient’s conditions vary from primary to chronic and routine to acute; and acting as a liaison between health care provider and patient to promote optimal patient care. The Professional Charge Nurse also implements educational programs, assists with complex technical/medical procedures, and supervises nursing personnel.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

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

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Technical Knowledge, Critical Thinking, Consulting/Advising, Client/Customer Service, Coaching/Mentoring and Communication. Precision, exactness and accuracy are essential to the practice of nursing care.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. Minimum one year of nursing experience preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Prefer experience in an acute/ambulatory care/office based setting, administration of allergy/vaccine injections, triage and initiation of intravenous therapy. Experience with College Health helpful.

Contact Information

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Position Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?: No

Position Title: Professional Nurse - Journey

Working Title: Professional Nurse

Position Number: 00037004

Vacancy ID: P011646

Budgeted Hiring Range: $55,518- $64,000

Pay Band Information: To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade Equivalent: GN12

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

Hours per week: 40

Work Schedule: This is an 12 month position. 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday, rotating weekend on-call approximately every 6 weeks, occasional weekend and Holiday.

Department Name and Number: SA Campus Health Services-650001

Date First Posted: 03/13/2020

Closing Date: 04/09/2020

Position Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category: Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)

Position/Schedule Requirements: Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, On-call, Patient care involved, Weekend work occasionally

Stimulus/ARRA Funded: No

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