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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Oncology 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 Summary Provide specialized patient care functions as a clinician, educatorand/or a consultant for a specified patient populatio n.
    Work Performed Coordinate with the nursing staff to identify patient care problems,toimplement approaches to these probl ems and to evaluate theeffectiveness of the approaches.Perform clinical evaluations andmake clinical judgments based on a synthesis of concepts, principles,models and theories to solve complex problems.Serve as acons ultant in a nursing specialty area for patients, nurses and otherhealth team members throughout Duke University Medical Center andcommunity agen cies.Participate in departmental and hospitalcommittees and meetings to facilitate improvement of patient care anddevelopment of goals, philosop hies and objectives for a specializedpatient population.Maintain liaison with faculty members ofschools of nursing to arrange and facilitate cli nical experience fornursing students; communicate with faculty members c oncerning students'needs and progress.Coordinate the development and imp lementationof an educational program designed to convey specialized know ledge andskills to nursing personnel.Coordinate plans for the profession aldevelopment of the nursing staff assigned to a specialty unit area and serve as a practitioner of specialized patient care.Perform otherrelated duties incidental to the work described herein.
    Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesPre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Req uired
    Level CharacteristicsN/A
    Minimum Qualifications
    Education MSN required
    Experience 3 years of nursing experience
    Degrees, Licensures, Certifications Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CCNS) 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 , Clinical Nurse Specialist - Oncology Durham, NC, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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