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Registered Nurse (New Graduate RN) - Duke University Hospital - 6300 Surgical/Oncology
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 212575
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known worldwide for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & G.I. surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area. 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 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!
Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
Registered Nurse (New Graduate)- Duke University Hospital- 6300 Surgical Unit - All Shifts Available
6300 Surgical Oncology at Duke University Hospital admits patients that have undergone surgery for a cancer diagnosis. We are a 31-bed unit caring for intermediate and step-down level patients. The bonds we build with our patients help foster a trusting environment so that we can appropriately educate and guide them through one of the most challenging times in their lives. We consider it an honor to be there for our patients, their loved ones, and each other when they need it the most.
We provide high-quality care to four different services:
Ear, Nose, and Throat
The 6300 Surgical Oncology unit is a fast-paced environment constructed of an elite team of enthusiastic surgical oncology registered nurses and nursing care assistants. Our staff have strong assessment skills, value teamwork, and strive to provide excellent patient care. The well-being of our patients is a top priority. If you seek to gain skills-sets that will establish a solid foundation for your career, then our surgical oncology unit will be an excellent fit for you.
As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will care for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere. The Clinical Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities. The nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating) is utilized to achieve the nursing department's goals. Plan and provide advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients guided by the DUHS Professional Practice model and participate in the clinical ladder program, educational activities, departmental committees, research projects, or other health-related projects as assigned. Provide nursing services to patients and families under the scope of the R.N. as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Will adhere to all applicable local, state, and federal government rules and regulations and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility for maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Work Schedule: 3-12 hours shifts Day, Night or Rotating Available
Clinical Nurses will plan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process for patients under physician orders and established policies and procedures. Use professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessing 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 delivering nursing care and act as a 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 professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs, and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings. Act as a preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in identifying clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and performance improvement activities. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact R.N. licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunities 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 community members 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 essential job 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.
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.