Registered Nurse (RN)
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: February 12, 2024
At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate
care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the
greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and
discover how we can advance health together.
About Duke University Hospital
Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in
Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best
in the United States and is the number one hospital in North
Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024.
Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three
hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as
well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities,
including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery
center, and more.
Clinical Care Expediter - Experienced RN/Registered Nurse - Patient
Flow & Transfer Center/CAREHub Duke University Hospital - Durham,
As of 10/1/23 - Experienced RNs with are eligible to receive a
$15,000 DUHS Commitment bonus for the Patient Flow & Transfer
Center Team (or former Duke employees coming back after 1 year into
the Duke Health System).
The Patient Flow team at Duke University Hospital is looking to
grow! An exceptional group of Clinical Professionals dedicated to
the facilitation and coordination of patient movement within a
world class healthcare system, surrounding regional healthcare
systems, and beyond!
The Patient Flow team works with referring agencies, hospitals,
clinics, and emergency departments throughout the state and beyond
to coordinate safe and efficient integration into the Duke
University Health System. This team also facilitates patient
movement throughout the facility by coordinating transfers between
the Inpatient Units, PACU, Emergency Department, and Ambulatory
Clinics. This team works alongside providers to identify patient
needs, triage needs based on acuity, and ensure that patients are
relocated in accordance with their needs.
Work Hours & Shifts:
Day shift available Monday - Friday (8 hour shifts)
11a-7:30p Monday - Friday
No weekends required
The Clinical Expediter at Duke University Hospital plays a pivotal
role in optimizing patient flow and enhancing operational
efficiency within the healthcare system. This position requires a
dynamic individual with strong clinical knowledge and exceptional
organizational skills. The Clinical Expediter collaborates with
healthcare teams, including physicians, nurses, case managers, and
support services, to streamline the discharge process, expedite
physician order execution, and coordinate the timely transfer of
patients. They play a key role in facilitating communication,
resolving barriers, and ensuring the seamless transition of care.
The Clinical Expediter actively identifies opportunities for
process improvement, implements best practices, and maintains a
patient-centered approach to enhance the overall patient
experience. By leveraging their clinical expertise and effective
coordination skills, the Clinical Expediter contributes to
optimizing resource utilization, reducing length of stay, and
promoting efficient and effective healthcare delivery at Duke
Demonstrate a deep understanding of CareHub tiles to identify
patterns and implement proactive strategies for patient
Triage and address barriers to discharge in real-time, freeing up
high-demand beds and optimizing hospital capacity
Utilize electronic medical records, collaborate with care teams,
and leverage available resources to promptly manage alerts and
Escalate clinical priorities and propose strategies for resolving
issues affecting patient progression to CAREHub leadership and/or
Collaborate closely with local care teams, ensuring effective
communication and partnership in implementing resolution
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or
Minimum of 3 years of RN experience in a medical-surgical inpatient
Knowledge of Duke Health System hospitals and patient care units
Strong communication and problem-solving skills across multiple
platforms and modalities
Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
Current registration with North Carolina State Board of Nursing as
a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to
practice in the state of North Carolina required.
BLS (or higher) certification 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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