Registered Nurse - 6300 Inpatient Surgical/Oncology 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
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
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 for p atients in
accordancewith the medical and nursing plans of care and esta
blished policies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to
patients and families inaccordance with the scope of the RN as
defined by the North CarolinaBoard of Nursing.
Plan, provid e and document professional nursing care, utilizing
thenursing process, in accordance with physician orders and
establishedpolicies and procedur es under the supervision of the
team leader orcharge nurse.Delegate task s and supervise the
activities of other licensed andunlicensed care prov iders.Assist
other healthcare personnel in the delivery of patient care.
Participate in maintaining the environment of care including
equipmentan d material resources. Prioritize work organization and
identifyresources available to assist in completing components of
care in atimely manner. Participate in own professional development
by maintaining requiredcompe tencies, identifying learning needs
and seeking appropriateassistance or educational offerings.Support
the development of other staff and formal learners.Participate in
the identification of clinical or operational p
erformanceimprovement opportunities and assist in performance
improvemen tactivities.Perform other related duties incidental to
the work describe d herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge o f scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical
nurse andNCAKnowledg eof and appropriate application of the nursing
processKnowledge of prof essional theory, practice and
procedureAbility to assess nursing needs o f acute and chronically
ill patientsand their familiesAbility to indepen dently seek out
resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establish a nd
maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate
clearl y with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team,
physicians, adminis trators, leadership and othersAbility to teach
patients and families in accordance with the nursingplan of
careAbility to use sensory and cognit ive functions to process and
prioritizeinformation, treatment, and follo w-upAbility to use fine
motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specia lized life support
requirementsdesignated by work area or organizationAb ility to
record activities, document assessments, plan of care,intervent
ions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use
compu ter and learn new software programsAbility to document and
communicate p ertinent information using computerand/or paper
documentation toolsAbili ty to navigate the entity to provide
clinical care for patientsAbility t o withstand prolonged standing
and walkingAbility to remain focused and organizedWorking knowledge
of procedures and techniques involved in admi nisteringroutine and
special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of infectioncontrol
procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledge and completion
of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-emp
loyment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Level Characteris tics
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception:
Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and April 11, 2021
without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are encouraged
to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their
start date but must complete the program within five years of their
start date. Registered nurses hired before July 1, 2014 are not
required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job
No experience required
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North
Carolina. BLS 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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