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Registered Nurse (RN) - 4100 Adult Medicine Stepdown

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 10, 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 SummaryPlan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance Board of Nursing. accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina with the medical and nursing plans of care and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in -Work Performed -Plan, provide and document professional nursing care, utilizing the Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. activities. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required unlicensed care providers. Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and Support the development of other staff and formal learners. competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate Assist other healthcare personnel in the delivery of patient care. timely manner. Participate in maintaining the environment of care including equipment nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures under the supervision of the team leader or charge nurse. and material resources. Prioritize work organization and identify resources available to assist in completing components of care in a assistance or educational offerings. Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and assist in performance improvement -Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensedpractical nurse and unlicensed staff Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadershipand others Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up Ability to use fine motor skills Competent inBLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area or organization Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status Ability to use computer and learn new software programs Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking Ability to remain focused and organized Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions Working knowledge and completion of appropriate The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory requirements Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required -Level Characteristics -N/A -Minimum Qualifications - -EducationGraduation 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 -Experience -No experience required. All CNIs will be enrolled in and must complete the DUHS Vizient Nurse Residency Program within 12 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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