LPN - Cancer Center Oncology Treatment Center Durham, NC
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: February 12, 2024
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care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the
greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and
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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.
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 (based on eligibility)
Plan and provide professional nursing care forsing processKnowledge
of professional theory, practice and procedureA bilractical nurse
andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nurity to
assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand
theativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective working
relationsh ipsAbility to communicate clearly with patients,
families, visitors,heal thcir familiesAbility to independently seek
out resources and work colla boruse computer and learn new software
programsAble to document and comm unteristicsN/A
re-employment Physical Capacity Testing Require d
LevelCharacge of infection control procedures and safety preca
utionsWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and
otherreg ulatory requirementsPncidental to the work described
Knowledge, Skills ann administeringroutine and special treatments
to pa tientsWorking knowledn the development and implementation of
general policies andprocedures dd and organizedWorking knowledge of
procedures and techniques involved iprovement in thequality and
effectiveness of nursin g care given.Assist ise; maintain standards
ofcleanliness in assigned ar eas. Observe activities of nursing
staff andmake recommendations to nurs ing management for impatients
in accordancewith physician orders and est ablished policies and
Plan and provid e professional nursing care for patients in
accordancewith physician orders and established policies and
procedures to includecollecting and ana lyzing patient data,
developing and implementingnursing care plans, esta
blishinginterpersonal relationships withpatients, evaluating
nursing car e givenandcommunicating to properpersonnel relevant
facts about patients , actiontaken and patientresponses.Assist
other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and actas
team leader or charge nurse for a gr oup ofpatients or an entire
unitas assigned.Provide direction and guidance inthe proper use,
care and control ofmaterial resources; appraise qua lityand
effectiveness of material andequipment andreport results to head
nuresigned to effect efficiency of operations.Perform other related
dut iesid AbilitiesKnowledge of scopeof the registered nurse,
licensedpa re team, physicians, administrators, leadership and
othersAbility toteac h patients and families in accordance with the
nursingplan of careAbilit y to use sensory and cognitive functions
to process and prioritizeinfortin BLS and/or other specialized life
support requirementsdesignatedbyma tion, treatment, and
follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetenwo rk areaAbility
to record activities, document assessments, plan ofcare,i
nterventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility
toic ate pertinent information using computerand/or paper
documentation tools Ability to navigate the entity to provide
clinical care for patientsAbil ity to withstand prolonged standing
and walkingAbility to remainfocuse
Work requires graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse
No experience required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure is required.
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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.
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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.
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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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