• Requisition Number: 191
  • Department: DUKE HOSPITAL
  • Location: Durham
  • Type of Position: Regular
  • Shift: Full Time
  • Specialty: Oncology
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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 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.


U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.


Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.


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 recognizedeach 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!


Outpatient Hematology Oncology Nurse

Must be able to work 4 days, 10 hours shifts 7:30a-6:00p; occasional “late nurse” shift as determined by staffing needs; day off will rotate based on staffing needs  


No nights, weekends or holidays required


- Perform blood draws, insert peripheral IV, and central line management (access/deaccess ports, care of Hickman and PICC lines)

- Assist providers in preparing patients for procedures such as lumbar punctures, skin biopsies, and bone marrow biopsies

- Participate in multi-disciplinary team including pharmacists, medical assistants, physicians, advanced practice providers, and administrators to provide world class oncology care

- See nurse only/lab and wait visits in clinic and act autonomously to address the patient’s needs upon assessment in conjunction with the primary care team

- Provide education related to the disease process, side effects of medications, and adverse effects of treatments (neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, and anemia)

- Assist with scheduling appointments and procedures

- Coordinate with Adult Bone Marrow Transplant to facilitate steps to transplant

- Order blood products and coordinate with treatment room for transfusion services

- Answer patient advice requests via MyChart

Duke University Health System- Duke Cancer Center- seeks to hire Clinical Nurse II (Experienced RN) who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

Duke Cancer Center is a state-of-the-art patient care facility that brings together almost all outpatient services in one convenient location.  Our programs and services include a patient resource center, retail pharmacy, self-image boutique, quiet room, café and outdoor garden. Our goal is to provide you with high-quality care, and an outstanding patient experience.

Areas looking for knowledgeable CNIIs:

Cancer Center Level 5 GU, HEMATOLOGY

Work Hours & Shifts:
Full-Time Day Shifts

 Job Summary:

Plan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures. Use professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of the patient's baseline needs and response to care.

Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.

Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and act as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unit as assigned.

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.

Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal learners.

Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and in performance improvement activities.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:

Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program.
Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required.
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.

Click here for more information Pre-employment P Physical Capacity Testing Required: Working knowledge of procedures and techniques i involved in administering Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety p precautions NCA Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status and/or paper documentation tools Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. routine and special treatments to patients Level Characteristics N/A


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