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Experienced RN - Cardiovascular Short Stay Unit

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 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! The Cardiovascular Short Stay Unit at Duke University Hospital is comprised of a 21-bed post-cardiac catheterization unit. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. The patient population in this area includes pre- and post-procedural cardiac patients. Primary responsibilities include prepping patients prior to procedures (such as cardiac cath), pre-med, starting IVs, drawing labs, pulling sheaths, and general post-procedure recovery.

    A minimum of 2 years cardiac nursing experience strongly preferred. ACLS certification would be required within 6 months of hire. Work Hours & Shifts:Full Time: Mostly 12-hour day shifts with occasional rotation to nights. No weekend or holiday commitment! Duke Nursing Highlights:
    • All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.
    • 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.
    • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
    • Relocation Assistance!
    • Tuition Reimbursement & Loan Forgiveness! Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowle dge, Skills and AbilitiesPerform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.Level CharacteristicsWorking knowledge of procedur esand techniques involved infollow-upAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safetyParticipate in own professional development by mai ntaining requiredAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to proce ssandplan of careWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO a nd otherKnowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical n urseadministering routine and specialtoolsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsprecautionsregulatory requirementsA bility to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursingKnow ledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processAbility to us ecomputer and learn new software programsand their familiesprioritize in formation, treatment, andtreatmentsto patientsAbility to use fine motor skillsParticipate in the identification of clinical or operationalevalua tion of patient statusdesignated bywork areaIndependently plan and provi de professional nursing care for patientsBoard of Nursing.Ability to rec ord activities, document assessments, plan of care,Ability to navigateth e entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to establish and m aintain effective working relationshipsMonitor and initiate corrective a ction to maintain the environment ofunlicensed care providers.Delegate t asks and supervise the activities of other licensed andAbility to indepe ndently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to remainfocu sed and organizedhealthcare team, physicians,Ability to withstand prolon ged standing and walking with the ability toKnowledge of professional th eory, practice and procedureand NCAmaterial resources.interventions,eval uation and re-learners.administrators, leadership and othersneeds and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.accordance with th e scope of the RN as defined by the North CarolinaAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,Able to document and communic ate pertinent information using computerAssist other nursing personnel i n the delivery of nursing care and actPlan, provide, supervise anddocume nt professional nursing careprofessional nursing judgment to individuali ze the plan of care basedperformance improvement activities.and procedures. Usecompetencies, identifying learningfor a group of patients or an e ntire unit as assigned.orders and established policies and procedures. P rovide nursingbaseline needs and response to care.in accordance with phy sicianutilizing the nursing processforservices to patients and families incare including equipment andas team leader or charge nurseon assessme nt of the patient'sand/or paper documentationmove or lift at leastfifty poundsperformance improvement opportunities and inpatients inaccordance with physician orders and established policiesAct aspreceptor andsupport the development of other staff and formal Minimum Qualifications EducationWork 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. Experience 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 Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of NorthCarolina. 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.

Keywords: Duke University Health System, Durham , Experienced RN - Cardiovascular Short Stay Unit, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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