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Registered Nurse (Experienced RN) - CT Step Down Unit (3100) - Various Shifts Available

Company: Duke Health
Location: Creedmoor
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Duke University Hospital Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area. In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. 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 patie ntsinaccordancewith the medical and nursing plans of care and establishe dpolicies andprocedures.Provide nursing services to patients and familie sin accordance with thescope of the RN as defined by the North CarolinaB oard of Nursing.Work PerformedPlan, provide and document professional nu rsing care, utilizing thenursing process,in accordance with physician or ders and establishedpolicies and proceduresunderthe supervision of thete am leader orcharge nurse.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed andunlicensed care providers.Assist other healthcare pers onnel in the delivery of patient care.Participate in maintaining the env ironment of care including equipmentand material resources.Prioritizewor k organization and identify resources available to assistin completingco mponents of care in a timely manner.Participate in own professionaldevel opment by maintaining requiredcompetencies, identifying learning needsa nd seeking appropriateassistance or educational offerings.Support thedev elopment of other staff and formal learners.Participate in the identific ation of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities a nd assist in performanceimprovement activities.Perform other relatedduti es incidental to the work described herein.Knowledge,Skills andAbilities Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practicalnurseandNC A Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processKnowled ge of professional theory, practice and procedure.Ability toassessnursin g needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand their families.Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to e stablish and maintain effective working relationships.Ability tocommunic ate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, physician s, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to teach patients and fa milies inaccordance with the nursingplan of care.Ability to usesensory a nd cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, treatment, and follow-up.Ability to use fine motor skills.Competentin BLSand/or oth er specialized life support requirementsdesignated by work area or organ ization.Ability torecord activities, document assessments, plan ofcare,i nterventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patientstatus.Ability to u se computer and learn new software programs.Ability to document and comm unicate pertinent information usingcomputerand/or paper documentationto ols.Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.Ability toremain foc used and organized.Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involv ed in administeringroutine and special treatments topatients.Working kno wledge of infection control procedures and safetyprecautions.Working kno wledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requireme nts.Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing RequiredLevel Characteristi csN/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 expected to enroll in an appropriate BSN 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 No experience required
    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. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Durham , Registered Nurse (Experienced RN) - CT Step Down Unit (3100) - Various Shifts Available, Other , Creedmoor, North Carolina

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