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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 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
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledge, Skills and A bilitiesPerform other related duties incidental to the work described he rein.Level Characteristicsandandandactivities.Working knowledge of proce dures and techniques involved inWorking knowledge of infection control p rocedures and safetyParticipate in own professionaldevelopment by mainta ining required Competent in BLS and/or otherspecialized life supportrequ irementsprocedures.and their familiesKnowledge of and appropriate applic ation of the nursing processtoolsAbility to use fine motor skillsAbility toassess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsAbility to record activities,document assessments, plan of care, evaluation of pati ent statusKnowledge of scope of theregistered nurse, licensed practical nurse Ability to independentlyseekout resources and work collaboratively Ability to use sensory andcognitive functions to processandfollow-upAbi lity to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsDelegat etasks and supervise theactivities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.Independently plan and provideprofessional nursing care for pa tients Monitor and initiatecorrective action to maintain the environment of material resources.thedesignated by work areaneeds and seeking approp riate assistance or educational offerings.Ability to document andcommuni cate pertinent information usingdocumentationorganizationcompetencies,id entifyingpersonneladministering routine andhealthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and otherscomputer and/or paperspeciallearnin gpatients, families, visitors,Ability to use the computer and learn new software programsinterventions, evaluation andParticipate in clinic oren tity level performance improvement prioritizeinformation, treatment,Supp ort the development of other staff and formal learners. ParticipateColle ct and analyze patientdata, make recommendations for nursing care Plan, provide and documentprofessional nursingcare in ambulatory supervisionof the nurse manager, charge nurse orpractice manager. effectiveworkingrel ationships Abilityto communicate clearly withserve as ateam leader.Ass ist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care andand walki ng with the ability to move or lift at least fifty poundsorprocess,in ac cordance with physician orders and established policiespractice andproce durestreatments to ambulatory patientsProvide nursing services topatient s and families in accordance withcompletion of appropriate TJCandother r egulatory requirementsre-provided, document and communicate appropriatel y nursing actions takenby the North CarolinaBoard of Nursing.operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities.in accordance with thenursing plan of careAbility to withstand prolongedaccordance wit h the medical and nursing plans of care and establishedstandingAbility t o establish andmaintainin the identification oforganizedresponses.polici es andAbility to remain focused andin ambulatory clinicsettingsinthe sco pe of the RN asdefinedsettings, utilizing thenursingand procedures, unde rplans, evaluatenursing careand patientcare, including equipmentclinical ,and all unlicensedassistiveKnowledge of professionaltheory,Ability to t each patientsand familiesprecautions Working knowledge
Level I -- Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant program strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required. Level II -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required. Level III -- Graduation from a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) strongly preferred. High school or GED graduation required.
Level I -- No experience required. Level II -- Must have at least 1 year of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. Level III -- Must have at least 3 years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. Note: 1 year of experience will be provided for an Associate degree in Medical Assisting. General Ladder Statement: In addition to the education and experience noted, applicants must meet all requirements set forth in the Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA/RMA) Ladder Program document for Levels II and III.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level II -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required. Level III -- Certification by AAMA, AMT, NHA-CCMA, NCMA or ARMA required. BLS required.
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.