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Registered Nurse - PRN Surgical/Oncology Macon Pond Raleigh, NC

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Duke Raleigh Hospital Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 teammembers. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S.News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke. Duke Nursing Highlights: -

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
  • 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 nu rsing care for patients inaccordance with physician orders and establish edpolicies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patients and famil ies inaccordance with the scope ofthe RN as defined by the North Caroli naBoard of Nursing.Nurses hired into this limited benefited classificati onwill commit towork a minimum numberof hours in a designated inpatientn ursingdepartment. Compensation is a flat rate that is based on years ofe xperience.
    Work PerformedPlan, provide, supervise an d document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing process for pa tients in accordance with physicianorders and established policies andpr ocedures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and response to care.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed andun licensed care providers.Assist other nursing personnel in the deliveryof nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group of patie nts or an entire unitas assigned.Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment ofcare including equipment and material reso urces.Participate in own professional development by maintaining require dcompetencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassista nce or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and support the developmen t of other staff and formallearners.Participate in the identificationof clinical or operational performanceimprovement opportunities and inperfo rmance improvement activities.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
    Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nu rse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing proces sKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility toasses s nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand their familiesA bility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbili ty to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to c ommunicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, ph ysicians, administrators, leadershipand othersAbility to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursingplan of careAbility touse se nsory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, trea tment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent inBLS and/ or other specialized life support requirementsdesignated by workareaAbil ity to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,interventio ns, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use compute r and learn new software programsAble to document and communicate pertin ent information using computerand/or paper documentation toolsAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to wit hstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remain focusedand organi zedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved inadministeri ngroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledgeof infectio n control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledgeand completi on of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-employment P hysical Capacity Testing Required
    Level Characteristics N/A
    Minimum Qualifications
    Education Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or 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.
    Experience 2 years of appropriate clinical experience required
    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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