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Registered Nurse - Radiation Oncology Duke Raleigh Hospital Raleigh, NC

Company: Duke Health
Location: Creedmoor
Posted on: November 26, 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 (based on eligibility) -Duke Cancer Institute brings together the world-class resources of Duke University, Duke Health and the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center into a single collaborative powerhouse. Duke Cancer Institute's Community Oncology program in Wake County is designed to serve the local needs of our patients by bringing Duke quality cancer care closer to home. Our oncologists specialize in multiple cancer disease-group areas, including breast, lung, GI, GU and hematologic malignancies. -Come join our team at Duke Cancer Center Raleigh Radiation Oncology! You will have the opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary team to provide nursing care to oncology patients receiving radiation therapy. -Assist providers with consults, follow ups, & patient care needs during their course of treatment. -You will provide patient education about radiation therapy, disease process, side effects, symptom management, & more. Perform patient assessments, obtain vital signs, perform venipunctures for lab collection, & PIV/central line care for IV contrast. - -
    - Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing
    - Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
    - Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and act
    - Assist in the development and implementation of general policies and responses.
    - Provide direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control of as assigned with physician orders and established policies and procedures to include collecting and analyzing patient data, developing and implementing nursing care plans, establishing interpersonal relationships with patients, evaluating nursing care given and communicating to proper personnel relevant facts about patients, action taken and patient as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unit material resources; appraise quality and effectiveness of material and equipment and report results to head nurse; maintain standards of cleanliness in assigned areas.
    - Observe activities of nursing staff and make recommendations to nursing management for improvement in the quality and effectiveness of nursing care given procedures designed to effect efficiency of operations.- 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 inaccordance 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 NCA Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering- Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions- Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking- 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/ADN program. -Newly hired -nursing -candidates at -Duke -University Health System are -required -to attain a -BSN -degree within five years of their employment start date. -Experience -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, 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. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Durham , Registered Nurse - Radiation Oncology Duke Raleigh Hospital Raleigh, NC, Healthcare , Creedmoor, North Carolina

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