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Registered Nurse - Cancer Center Oncology Treatment Center Durham, NC

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 11, 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 SummaryIndependently plan and provide professional nursi ng care for patientsin accordance with physician orders and established policies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patients and familie s inaccordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
    Work PerformedPlan, provide, super vise and document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing process for patients in accordance with physicianorders and established policies and procedures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and resp onse to care.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licens ed andunlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing personnel in the de livery of nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unitas assigned.Monitor and initiate correctiv e action to maintain the environment ofcare including equipment and mate rial resources.Participate in own professional development by maintainin g requiredcompetencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropria teassistance or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and support the d evelopment of other staff and formallearners.Participate in the identifi cation of clinical or operational performanceimprovement opportunities a nd in performance improvement activities.Perform other related duties in cidental to the work described herein.
    Knowledge, Skills andAbilitiesKnowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed p ractical nurse andunlicensed staffKnowledge of and appropriate applicati on of the nursing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill pa tientsand their familiesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families, vis itors,healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursingpla n of careAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and p rioritizeinformation, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirement sdesignated by work areaAbility to record activities, document assessmen ts, plan of care,interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computer and learn new software programsAble to doc ument and communicate pertinent information using computerand/or paper d ocumentation toolsAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinical car e for patientsAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walking.Abilit y to remain focused and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and tec hniques involved in administeringroutine and special treatments to patie ntsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precauti onsWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate The Joint Commission( TJC) and other regulatory requirementsPre-employment Physical Capacity T esting Required
    Level CharacteristicsN/A
    Minimum Qualifications
    Education 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 appropriateBSN 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 classification.
    Experience Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level. CN Is are eligible for promotion to CN II by meeting criteria set forth by the DUHS Vizient Nurse Residency Program within 12 months of hire. Promotions can occur at 12 months of hire, but no later than 18 months of hire.
    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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