Registered Nurse (Experienced) - Neurosurgery Operating Room - Duke University Hospital
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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 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 & GI 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.
Registered Nurse (Experienced) - Duke University Hospital -
Neurosurgery Operating Room
Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Registered Nurse who
will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives Transforming
The Department of Neurosurgery maintains a highly skilled clinical
practice with a national and international referral base and
reputation. Our interdisciplinary team of Neurosurgeons, PAs, RNs,
Surgical Technologists, Anesthesia Technicians, Surgical Attendants
and Perfusionists perform multiple procedures on patients from
pediatrics through geriatrics. Our unit is engaged in all clinical
subspecialties of neurosurgery. Clinical outcomes are among the
highest of the nation's top neurosurgery centers, and readmission
rates are at an all-time low.
Job Summary:As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System,
you will make providing service your priority while caring 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. Utilizing the nursing
process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in
achieving the goals of the nursing department. Plan and provide
advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients in guided by
DUHS Professional Practice model 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 in accordance with the
scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state
and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates
in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in
maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is
preferred; at least one year previous work experience as a
registered nurse is required for a CN2 role.
- Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or
higher), 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
Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
- Current registration with North Carolina State Board of Nursing
as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure
to practice in the state of North Carolina required.
- BLS (or higher) certification required.
- Professional specialty certification (preferred).
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.
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