Registered Nurse (Experienced RN) - Adult PACU - Duke University Hospital
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: June 25, 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!
- Relocation Assistance!
Occ SummaryIndependently 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
Work PerformedPlan, 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 AbilitiesKnowledge 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 Required
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
ExperienceTwelve 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
Degrees, Licensures, CertificationsMust 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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