Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet(r) 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!
General Description of the Job Class
Performs responsible professional work in directing and coordinating a recruitment and admissions program for the School of Nursing.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Plans, develops, promotes and implements a comprehensive recruitment program for the Watts School of Nursing. Travels statewide to participate in high school and college career day programs; talks with interested applicants relative to the nursing school as to curriculum, faculty, physical facilities, admissions requirements, job opportunities and other activities associated with the nursing program; writes monthly report on all recruiting activities for the Director of Nursing Education. Processes nursing applications received, interviews prospective students and prepares a comprehensive report on their personal and academic achievements; acts as Chairman of the Student Affairs Committee; writes letters of acceptance and rejection to each student reviewed by the Student Affairs Committee. Assists in the orientation of incoming students. Serves as a member of various faculty committees. Gives talks and lectures before civic, professional, and other community organizations in order to develop interest in nursing as a profession or career. Works closely with Marketing Department to plan their budget for the School of Nursing; evaluates the School???s efforts; and compiles statistics. Works with advertising agencies, television and radio stations for interviews, advertising/promotional activities and talk shows. Revises and updates form letters, brochures and catalogues as necessary. Performs related work as required.
Required Qualifications at this LevelEducation
Bachelor's Degree in education, healthcare, business or related field.
Master's Degree preferred.
Work requires 3 years' experience in higher education, business, recruitment, healthcare, or related field.
OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Correspond with prospective students, applicants, career counselors and others seeking information on admissions standards.
Assist and participate with other staff having special projects, committee assignments with the coordination of activities designed to accomplish established objectives.
Excellent communication skills. Knowledge of modern recruitment, interviewing and selection practices. Use of creative strategies for recruitment. Some knowledge of basic psychology, sociology and physiological testing.
Ability to interact effectively with high school and college students and to effectively communicate the desirability of entering the Watts College of Nursing. Ability to use discretion in obtaining information about prospective students. Ability to interface with applicants at all points of the admission process to reflect the values of Watts College of Nursing. Embraces diversity, inclusion, and individuality of the prospective applicants.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with high school and college officials.
Knowledge of transfer credits and regulations related to admission processes. Understands accreditation processes at the state and national levels.
Performa other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Job Code: 00005412 COORD, STUDENT AFFAIRS Job Level: F1
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