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Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Duke Regional Hospital -has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017. -U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19. -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) - -Registered Nurse - Experienced - Duke Regional Hospital - Operating Room -Experienced RNs (1+ years of experience) are eligible for a $15,000 Sign-On Bonus! -Relocation Bonuses also available! -General Description of this RoleIndependently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.Duties and Responsibilities of this Role
    • Plan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures. Use professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of the patient's baseline needs and response to care.
    • Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
    • Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and act as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unit as assigned.
    • Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care including equipment and material resources.
    • Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
    • Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal learners.
    • Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and in performance improvement activities.
    • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.Required Qualifications for this RoleEducation
      • Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program.Registered Nurses who do not have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) or higher will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date, and to complete that program within five-years of their start date in this role.
      • Exception: Registered Nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and April 11, 2021 without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) or higher are encouraged to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date, and must complete the program within five years of their start date. Registered nurses hired before July 1, 2014 are grandfathered in and therefore not required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification.Experience
        • One year of RN experience is required for level II Registered Nurses, Operating Room Experience is required -Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
          • Must have current RN licensure in the state of North Carolina, or a current compact RN license to start in this role.
          • 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. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Durham , Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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