CLINICAL NURSE II - Inpatient Research Clinic

  • Requisition Number: 56561
  • Department: DUKE HOSPITAL
  • Location: Durham
  • Type of Position: Regular
  • Specialty: Ambulatory Care/Hospital Based Clinics
  • Employment Status: Full Time
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In addition to our three hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. 

 

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  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
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DukeHealth's Inpatient Research Center seeks to hire a Clinical Nurse II who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together!

 

Summary

Clinic 3N oversees the management of participants who have agreed to be a part of a research protocol.  The protocols vary and include pediatric to adult participants and visits range from same day appointments to multiple overnight stays.  While designated a clinic, there is a requirement for occasional night and weekend shifts to cover the needs of these protocols.

 

Job Duties

 

  • Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in clinic, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders, research protocols and established policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager, charge nurse or practice manager.
  • Collect participant data in accordance with research protocols, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriately nursing actions taken and participant responses.
  • Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
  • Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of participant care and serves as team leader.
  • Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care, including equipment and material resources.
  • Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
  • Support the development of other staff and formal learners.
  • Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities.
  • Ability to complete research protocol specific training in a timely manner
  • Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvement activities.
  • Perform other related duties in practical nurse and all unlicensed assistive personnel
  • Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
  • Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures
  • Ability to teach research participants and families in accordance with the research protocols
  • Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status
  • Ability to navigate the entity to provide protocol driven care to research participants and to support clinical care should it be needed

 

Schedule: Day/ Night Rotation with weekend schedules as needed.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Must have an accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma. (All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.)
  • Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina
  • 1+ years of previous clinical nurse experience is preferred
  • BCLS certification is required.
  • Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required

 

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Ambulatory Care/Hospital Based Clinics