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Experienced Registered Nurse (RN) - Inpatient Nurse Transport Team

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 8, 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. - -Department Profile:The Inpatient Nurse Transport Team (INTT) at Duke is an intra-hospital transport team of nurses who strive to deliver exceptional care to ensure an excellent patient experience. The primary responsibilities of the Inpatient Nurse Transport Team are to provide 1:1 nursing care during non-ICU transports to diagnostic or interventional tests and continuing the plan of care while the patient is in the procedure including assessment, cardiac monitoring, medication administration and any other needs the patient might have during transport. - Our service allows the primary nurse to remain on their unit to care for their assignment. - -Work Hours & Shifts:Must be able to work 3 shifts per week. - -NO WEEKENDS required! -Shift: - Nights 7p-7a. - Time will mostly be spent on night shift, however, will need to be flexible to cover day shift for vacation coverage -Job Summary:As a Registered Nurse or Clinical Nurse II with Duke University Health System, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere. The Registered Nurse -is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities. Utilizing the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. Plan and provide advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients in guided by DUHS Professional Practice model participate in the clinical ladder program, educational activities, departmental committees, research projects or other health related projects as assigned. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. -Requires walking, lifting and physical exertion. Operation of machines and equipment. Ability to lift, push or pull 100-200 pounds. Requires full range of motion. The ability to transport patients to various hospital locations is also required -Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:

  • Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is required.
  • Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program is required.
  • All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date -Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
    • - - - -Current registration with North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina required
    • - - - -BLS and ACLS certification required (will provide if hired)
    • - - - -Professional specialty certification (preferred). - - - - - - 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 , Experienced Registered Nurse (RN) - Inpatient Nurse Transport Team, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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