Experienced RN - Cardiac ICU - 15K Sign On Bonus
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 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,
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-- -
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!
*Sign On Bonus $15,000 for Experience RN's with 2 Years of
The Cardiac ICU at Duke University Hospital is comprised of 24
intensive care beds where care is coordinated through an
interdisciplinary team approach. - The interdisciplinary team
strives to provide excellent patient and family centered care to
all of our patients. - Our common patient population includes:
acute coronary syndromes (e.g. STEMI/NSTEMI), post cardiac arrest,
heart failure and varying cardiac arrhythmias.
Occ Summary Independently plan and provide professional nursing
care for patients Board of Nursing. accordance with the scope of
the RN as defined by the North Carolina in accordance with
physician orders and established policies and procedures. Provide
nursing services to patients and families in
Plan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing care
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described
herein. Participate in own professional development by maintaining
required Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the
environment of unlicensed care providers. Delegate tasks and
supervise the activities of other licensed and learners. Act as
preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal
Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and
act patient's baseline needs and response to care. competencies,
identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate care including
equipment and material resources. as assigned. utilizing the
nursing process for patients in accordance with physician orders
and established policies and procedures. Use professional nursing
judgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of
the as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an
entire unit assistance or educational offerings. Participate in the
identification of clinical or operational performance improvement
opportunities and in performance improvement activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical
nurse and Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically
ill patients plan of care Working knowledge and completion of
appropriate JCAHO and other Competent in BLS and/or other
specialized life support requirements regulatory requirements
Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the
nursing Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing
process Ability to use computer and learn new software programs and
their families Ability to use fine motor skills designated by work
area Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of
care, Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for
patients Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships Ability to independently seek out resources and work
collaboratively Ability to remain focused and organized Knowledge
of professional theory, practice and procedure Ability to
communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, Able to
document and communicate pertinent information using computer
routine and special treatments to patients interventions,
evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status healthcare team,
physicians, administrators, leadership and others and/or paper
documentation tools Ability to withstand prolonged standing and
walking. NCA Working knowledge of procedures and techniques
involved in administering Working knowledge of infection control
procedures and safety precautions Ability to use sensory and
cognitive functions to process and prioritize information,
treatment, and follow-up Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing
Education 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
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 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.
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