- Requisition Number: 194174
- Department: DUKE HOSPITAL
- Location: Durham
- Type of Position: Regular
- Employment Status: Full Time
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its 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.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
- Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
- Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
- Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
- Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
- Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
- Relocation Assistance!
Occ Summary This job classification is used for the Nursing Float Pool managed by Board of Nursing.accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North CarolinaISRP.Independently plan and provide profess ional nursing care for patientsin accordance with physicianorders andest ablished policies and procedures. Provide nursing services topatients an d families in Work Performed Plan, provide, supervise and documentprofes sional nursing care Perform other related duties incidental to thework describedherein.Participate in own professionaldevelopment by main taining required Delegate tasks and supervise theactivities of other lic ensedandunlicensed care providers.Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment ofAssistother nursing personnelin thedeliv ery of nursing care and actlearners.Act as preceptor and support the dev elopment of other staff and formalutilizing the nursingprocess for patie ntsin accordance with physician orders and established policies andproce dures. Use professionalnursingjudgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needsand response tocare.a steam leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entireunit as assigned.care including equipment andmaterial resources.competencies, i dentifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassistance or education alofferings.Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunitiesand inperformance improvement activ ities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of scope of the registe red nurse, licensed practical nurseand Competent in BL S and/or other specialized lifesupport requirements andtheir familiesKno wledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Abilityto u se fine motor skillsAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronic ally ill patientsAbility to record activities,documentassessments, plano f care, Ability to independently seek out resourcesand work collaborativelyAbility tonavigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAb ility toremain focused and organizedWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherKnowledge of professionaltheory, practiceand procedureregulatory requirementsplan of careAbility to use computer and learn new software programsAbility to teach patients and families in acc ordance with the nursingdesignated by work areaAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearlywi thpatients,families, visitors,Able to document and communicate pertinent information using computerhealthcare team,physicians,administrators,lea dership and othersPre-employmentPhysicalCapacity Testing Required: Worki ng knowledge of procedures andtechniques involved inadministering Workin g knowledge of infection control procedures andsafety precautions NCAAbi lity to use sensory and cognitive functions to process andprioritizeinfo rmation, treatment, andfollow-upinterventions, evaluation and re-evaluat ion of patient statusand/or paper documentation toolsAbility to withstan d prolonged standing and walking.routine and special treatments topatien ts Level Characteristics N/A
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and April 11, 2021 without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are expected to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date but must complete the program within five years of their start date. Registered nurses hired before July 1, 2014 are not required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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