Carolinas Healthcare System RN/Faith Community Nursing - PT in Charlotte, North Carolina

RN/Faith Community Nursing - PT

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Date: Apr 20, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 29730

Company: Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Req ID: 131831

Position Number: 00161336

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 24.00

Department Name: NSG - Parish Program

Location: CHS Corporate Operations

Location Details:

Job Summary

Provides overall assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of holistic health care for individuals of the faith community as well as the faith community as a whole. Collaborates with the pastoral leadership, members of the health committee, resources in the community, and the FCHM leadership.

Essential Functions

  • Serves as a health educator to the congregation, parish team members and community members.

  • Serves as a personal health counselor to congregants, parish team members and community members.

  • Serves as an advocate between parishioners and resources where needed.

  • Coordinates volunteers and facilitates support groups with congregations. Facilitates and creates support groups within the congregation as needed.

  • Advocates for clients through assisting in navigating their health care needs.

  • Facilitates communication between the health provider and the client. Advocates for larger faith and county needs.

  • Maintains appropriate records and statistical data necessary to document the functions of the Faith Community Nurse.

Physical Requirements

Moderate lifting, bending, stretching required. Provides own transportation to parish visits and to monthly hospital meetings. Exposure to infectious disease.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required; Bachelors of Nursing preferred. Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse by the North Carolina State Board of Nursing required. 5 years clinical experience required. Completion of Foundations of Faith Community Nursing 34 hours course within 6 months of start date required. Familiar with major trends of holistic health care and able to articulate the concept of the interrelationship of physical, emotional and spiritual health effectively. Knowledge of adult education principles; teaching experience preferred. Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) status meeting hospital's current auto insurance carrier's insurability criteria. Ability to articulate concept of wholistic health preferred. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.

At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer