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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 an d AbilitiesPerform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.Level Characteristicsandandandactivities.Working knowledge of pr ocedures and techniques involved inprocedures.follow-upAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientstoolsKnowledge of an dappropriate application of the nursing processand their familiesAbility touse fine motor skillsthedesignated by work areaBoard of Nursing.Abili tyto navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsneeds and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.computer and/or paperdocumentationorganizationpersonnelcompetencies, identifyingpatients ,families, visitors,Knowledge of professionalAbility to record activitie s,Ability to establish andrequirementsadministering routine andhealthcar eteam, physicians, administrators, leadership and otherslearningspecialA ssist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care andorSuppo rt the development of other staff and formal learners. Participatepriori tize information, treatment,Provide nursing services to patients and fam ilies in accordance withParticipate in clinic or entitylevel performance improvementre-and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fift y poundstreatments to ambulatory patientsprocess, in accordance with phy sician orders and established policiespractice and proceduresresponses.p rovided, document and communicate appropriately nursing actions takenorg anizedoperational and safety related performance improvement opportuniti es.accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care and established maintainAbility to remain focused andstandingin the identification ofpol icies andAbility to teach patients andclinical,families in accordance wi th the nursing plan of carenursingWorking knowledge of infectioncontrolp rocedures and safety Participatein own professionaldevelopment by mainta ining required Competent in BLS and/or otherspecialized life supportdocument assessments, plan of care, Knowledge of scope of theregistered nurs e, licensedpractical nurse Ability toindependently seek out resourcesand workcollaboratively Ability to usesensory and cognitive functions to pr ocess andDelegate tasks and supervise theactivities of other licensed an d unlicensed care providers.Independently plan and provideprofessionalnu rsing care for patients Monitor and initiatecorrective action to maintai n the environment of material resources.Ability to document andcommunicate pertinent information usingCollectandanalyze patientdata, make recomm endations for nursing care supervision of the nursemanager, chargenurse orpractice manager. effective working relationships Ability tocommunicat e clearly with serve as ateam leader.completion of appropriate TJCandoth er regulatoryrequirementsby the North CarolinaAbility to withstandprolo ngedin ambulatory clinicsettings inthe scope of the RN asdefinedPlan,pro vide and document professional nursingcare in ambulatorysettings, utiliz ing theand procedures, underplans, evaluatenursing careand patientcare, including equipmentand all unlicensedassistivetheory,interventions,evalu ationandevaluation of patientstatusAbility to use thecomputer and learn new software programsprecautions Working knowledge
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 performersmay be eligible for this level.
New Grads are welcome
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. 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.