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LPN - Cancer Center Oncology Treatment Center Durham, NC

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

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.

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

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 herein.

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 procedures.
Work Performed

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

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse program.


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 - Cancer Center Oncology Treatment Center Durham, NC, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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