Clinical Nurse Specialist - DUH - Ambulatory Practice Management
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 196119
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.
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Duke University Hospital
Ambulatory Practice Management
Provide specialized patient care functions as a clinician, educator and/or a consultant for a specified patient population.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Coordinate with the nursing staff to identify patient care problems, to implement approaches to these problems and to evaluate the effectiveness of the approaches.
Perform clinical evaluations and make clinical judgments based on a synthesis of concepts, principles, models, and theories to solve complex problems.
Serve as a consultant in a nursing specialty area for patients, nurses and other health team members throughout Duke University Medical Center and community agencies.
Participate in departmental and hospital committees and meetings to facilitate improvement of patient care and development of goals, philosophies and objectives for a specialized patient population.
Maintain liaison with faculty members of schools of nursing to arrange and facilitate clinical experience for nursing students; communicate with faculty members concerning students' needs and progress.
Coordinate the development and implementation of an educational program designed to convey specialized knowledge and skills to nursing personnel
Coordinate plans for the professional development of the nursing staff assigned to a specialty unit area and serve as a practitioner of specialized patient care. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
3 years of nursing experience required
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina
Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CCNS) is required.
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