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Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Duke University Hospital 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 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area. 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 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) - Occ Summary Work Perfo rmedN/AKn> owledge, Skills and AbilitiesLevel Characteristicsfollowing:fo llowing:WorkingWorkingHeavy lifting and the ability to transport stretch erandwheelchairdirected.physicianperformed.physician.correspondenceinclu ding:record.specimensPerform other clinical functions as delegated and s upervisedby theAnswer telephonesExplaining treatment procedures to patie ntsGreet patientsArrange for laboratory servicesSchedule appointmentsAge specificcompetencies.smoothly.admissionsTaking medical histories and re cordingvitalsignsFill out insurance formsPerform routine administrative andpatient care supportive duties in aGood customer serviceskills.Telep honebookkeeping.sutures/ staples. Change sterile and non-sterile dressin gs.Handlepatients may be required.Handle billing andAuthorize drug refil lsasdirectedAdministrative duties may include but not limited to theUpda teandfilePerform other administrative duties asexaminations and proceduresexamination and proceduresPrepare and administer medications as direct edby aRemoveAssisting the physician during theSterilize medical instrume nts.patient medical recordsPrepare patients forPreparing patients forCol lect and preparelaboratoryand his/her involvement in the plan of care,an ddocument in patientDispose of contaminatedsuppliesx-rays, tests andproc edures. Take electrocardiogramsArrange for hospitalprescriptions toa pha rmacy. Draw bloodClinic Duties may include but not limited to theAbility Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content Performb asic laboratory tests onthe premisesAssist medical and nursing staff in avariety of tasksprecautions.knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene a ndbasic health and safetyWorking knowledge ofprocedures and techniquesin volvedDaily clinic preparationWorking knowledge of sterile techniqueskno wledge of infection control procedures and safetyin administering routin eand special treatments to patients.and clinic staffWork requires theabi lity toand special procedures that are applicable to workworkin a clinic setting.through a high schooltoestablish and maintain effective workingr elationships with patientsAble to document andcommunicatepertinentinform ationprecautions applicable forunderstand and follow oral and writtenins tructions generally acquirededucation and medicalassistant programming.H ealth System medicalensure office runspractice to assist medicaland/or n ursing staff in the examination andtreatment of patients andprocess;regi stration, scheduling, charge posting, order entry.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Education Work requires graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse program.
    Experience No experience required.
    Degrees, Licensures, Certifications Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure is 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 , LPN, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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