Registered Nurse (RN)
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: June 26, 2022
Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown
feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of
internationally recognized Duke University Health System.
Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and
Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at
caring for our community and have a strong reputation among
patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work
together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable
healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team
members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of
family culture and professional development for employees who have
served for decades in our hospital units.
Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive
range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including
orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and
vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation
Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory
Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke
Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke
Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152
surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in
North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The
Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality
Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and
Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse Clinician - WOC NC
The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse Clinician (WOC NC) provide
leadership in the care of patients with stomas, draining wounds, or
incontinence, throughout the organization. This includes
utilization of clinical expertise to provide preoperative and
postoperative care, counseling, and teaching to patients 0-99 years
of age in need of wound, ostomy, and/or continence management. S/he
has primary responsibility for educating nurses to ensure knowledge
and competency in basic wound, ostomy, and continence management;
and works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team in a
variety of specialties in planning and coordinating the care. The
WOCN Nurse Clinician is an integral part of multiple teams, as a
clinician, educator, consultant, and leader.
Education: Work requires completion of a Bachelor's degree in
Licensure: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of
Certification: Nationally recognized certification in Wound and
Ostomy management required, Continence certification preferred
Experience:3 years nursing experience
Life Support: BLS
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 , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina
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