Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 158477
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 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
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 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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Center for Advanced Practice
Certified Nurse Midwife/Nurse Practitioner
The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) / Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an advanced practice provider (APP) who provides direct patient care services for antepartum, intrapartum (CNM only), postpartum and gynecology patients. This practice includes primary as well as specialized care provided in multiple locations including inpatient units and OB triage in the Duke Birthing Center, Duke Regional and outpatient clinics. The APP performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications and coordinates the care and discharge of patients. The APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching and provides leadership to the organization.
Completion of an accredited Nurse Midwifery program or Nurse Practitioner Program
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and approval to practice as a CNM or NP.
A Master's degree is required
APPs will work an average of 40 hours each week Monday through Friday to include 4 or 8 hour days in the outpatient clinics and 8, 10 or 12 hour days in the hospital from 6am to 6pm. Duke University holidays are not included. This schedule may be modified by CAP leadership to meet the hospital and clinical needs.
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