Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
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Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a MagnetÂ® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolinaâ€™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
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Perform a variety of routine and advanced patient care tasks under the direction of nursing staff to assist medical and nursing personnel in the examination, treatment, and care of patients. Perform a variety of clerical and technical tasks as assigned.
Perform a variety of roles and responsibilities which may include the Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. required. following: Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment as Prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and Collect, deliver and conduct routine tests on patient specimens. provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needsand Participate in patient care interventions and personal care procedures for patients. Perform approved dressings and wound care for NCA level; participate in nutritional activities; assist with personal hygiene; assist with ambulation; assist with bowel and bladder elimination; comfort of assigned patients. Perform CPR. Function as patient attendant for patients who have been identified as high risk for injury or suicide. provide manual assistance as required. Escort or transport patients that do not require any hemodynamic monitoring. Maintain readiness of HAZMAT Room. Provide assistance during hazmat decontamination procedures. Perform a variety of EKG technician tasks as required, to include: routine and STAT EKGs, order verification and electronictransmission of EKGs, accommodation of special EKG requests, i.e., with or without magnet or right sided EKG tracings, the stocking and maintenance of EKG machines, and the retrieval of old EKGs from the Heart Station. Perform a variety of Health Unit Coordinator (EDUC) tasks. Tasks might include, but are not limited to, operate and trouble-shoot office equipment; maintain organization of the assigned desk; manage lab specimens and orders; enter orders into the computer; answer the telephone and/or patient signals. In addition, assist with patient registration, admission, transfer and discharge. Perform adult, isolated venipuncture for collection of routine blood specimens and blood cultures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair procedures. patients to various hospital locations are required. This person must be able to provide care and services to all patients from birth to the elderly. The must have excellentprioritization skills in addition to their basic knowledge and skills. They must be able to work in a fast-paced unpredictable environment under very stressful conditions. They must be able to be trained in all aspects of hazmat decontamination This person must be very goal-directed with a great deal of initiative since they function at a very independent level within the Emergency Department. They must demonstrate competency validation in skills and knowledge for performance of roles and responsibilities.
Work requires graduation from an accredited high school or a GED. Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Successful completion of the NCA I training as defined by the Division of Facility Services in the State of North Carolina or North Carolina Advanced-EMT Basic training.
One year of relatedhealth care experience as an NCA, ED Tech, EMT, or equivalent, and must be able to perform EKG.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Current minimum listing as an NCA I with the Division of Facility Services or current minimum certification credential as Advanced EMT EMT-B with no substantiated findings of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation of property. BLS Required
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