CLINICAL NURSE I/II - Duke Heart Adult Stepdown Unit Hiring Event - Feb 1
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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 in North
Carolina and 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! Duke Health is hosting an in-person
hiring event for Adult Stepdown Heart Units from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. on
February 1. At the event, you will have the opportunity to tour
Duke University Hospital; learn about the many benefits working in
our health system; and meet recruiters and hiring managers for an
interview and a potential same day offer for open RN positions in
On February 1, join us on the six floor of Duke Medicine Pavilion
(6E) East Waiting Room on the Duke University Hospital campus in
Durham, NC. Parking is available nearby at Duke Medicine Circle
Parking Garage, located at 302 Trent Drive.
Those attending should wear comfortable shoes, scrubs, and bring a
valid photo ID for your unit tour. Bring your parking ticket with
you to 6East Waiting Room to receive validated parking.
Please complete an application and include an updated copy of your
resume. If you have not registered and would like to attend -
please copy and paste the below link to view registration
We are currently hiring new graduate and experienced nurses in all
Heart Services Step Down. Experienced RNs with 1 year of experience
will qualify for $15K bonus.
Cardiology Step Down Unit
There are 3 Cardiac Stepdown Units at Duke University Hospital
Nurse to patient ratios: 1:4
- Care for cardiology medicine patients with a range of diagnoses
including acute coronary syndrome, post cardiac catheterization,
electrophysiology procedures, dysrhythmias, heart failure, heart
transplant workups and congenital heart disease.
- The patients require high acuity care, and many come directly
from the ICU, post procedures or outside hospitals requiring an
increased level of care and multisystem assessments and
- Many times, the care results in multi-system involvement which
may include pulmonary, renal, endocrine and neurology.
- The environment is fast paced, challenging and a great place to
promote and develop your critical thinking skills with many
opportunities for professional growth.
Cardiothoracic Step Down Unit
There are 3 Cardiothoracic (CT) Stepdown Units at Duke University
Hospital Nurse to patient ratios: 1:4
- Care for adult patients who are transitioning from the
- The patients require high acuity care with diagnoses such as
pre/post cardiothoracic surgery, coronary artery bypass grafts,
heart valve repair and replacements, aortic and aneurysm repairs,
wedge resections, lobectomies, heart transplants, lung transplants,
and ventricular assist devices.
- The environment is fast paced where you will develop critical
thinking skills while surrounded by opportunities for professional
growth. Job Summary
As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will
make providing service your priority while caring for the whole
person in a patient-centered atmosphere. The Clinical Nurse (RN) is
responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total
nursing care responsibilities. Utilizing the nursing process
(assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the
goals of the nursing department. Plan and provide advanced and/or
specialized nursing care for patients in guided by DUHS
Professional Practice model participate in the clinical ladder
program, educational activities, departmental committees, research
projects or other health related projects as assigned. Provide
nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the
scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state
and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates
in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in
maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Work Hours & Shifts:
3 - 12 hour shifts - day/night rotating weekly
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
- 0 - 1 year of experience - accepting new and recent
- Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or
higher), 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
- RN license 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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