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 MagnetÂ® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolinaâ€™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
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Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledg e, Skills and AbilitiesPerform other related duties incidental to the wo rk described herein.Level CharacteristicsWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved infollow-upWorking knowledge of infection contr ol procedures and safetyAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chr onically ill patientsplan of careprecautionsKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processAbility to use computer and learn newsoftware programsand their familiesprioritize information, treatment, a ndAbility to use fine motor skillsParticipate in the identification of c linical or operationalAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to establish and maintain effective working re lationshipsMonitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the enviro nment ofunlicensed care providers.Delegate tasks and supervise the activ ities of other licensed andhealthcare team, physicians,Knowledge of prof essional theory, practice and procedureinterventions, evaluation and re- learners.Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitor s,informationPlan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing carecomputer and/or paperperformance improvement opportunitiesdocumentat ion toolsAbility to record activities,offerings.utilizing the nursing pr ocess forcare including equipment andaccordance with
estab lished policies and procedures.Ability to withstand prolonged standing a nd walking.patient's baseline needs and response to care.othersfamilies in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the NorthorganizedC arolina Board of Nursing.and in performance improvement activities.Abili ty to remain focused andbased on assessment of thelearning needs and see king appropriate assistance or educationalAbility to teach patients andd ocument assessments, plan of care, evaluation of patient statusAbility t o independently seek outresources and work collaboratively Ability to us e sensory and cognitivefunctions to process andadministering routine and special treatments to patientsfamilies in accordance with the nursing m aterial resources.administrators, leadership andIndependently plan and p rovideprofessional nursing care for patientsin physician orders andProvi de nursing services to patients andpatients in accordance with physician orders and establishedpolicies and procedures. Useprofessional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of careAssist other nursing personnel inthe delivery of nursing care andact as team leader or chargenurse fo r a groupof patients or an entire unit as assigned. Participatein own pr ofessionaldevelopment by maintainingrequired competencies, identifyingAc t as preceptor and support the development of other staff andformalKnowl edge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practicalnurse and NCACo mpetent in BLS and/or other specialized life supportrequirements designa ted by work areaAble to document and communicate pertinent information u singWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO andother regul atory requirementsPre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Requi red:Click here for more
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.
Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Musthave current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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