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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

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 Magnet-designated hospital.
Job Description

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse Clinician - WOC NC

Position Summary

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.

Position Requirements

Education: Work requires completion of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing.

Licensure: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina

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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