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
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Occ Summary Independently plan and provide professional nursing care forpatients Board ofNursing.accordance with the scope of the RN as defin ed by the NorthCarolina in accordance withphysician orders and establish ed policies and procedures. Providenursing services to patients andfamil ies in Work Performed Plan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing care Perform other related duties incidental to the work describedherein. Participate in ownprofessional development by maintaini ng required Delegate tasksand supervise the activities ofother licensed and unlicensed care providers.Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environmentof Assist other nursing personnelin the delivery of nursing care and actlearners.Act aspreceptor and support the develo pment of other staff andformal utilizing the nursingprocess for patients in accordance with physician orders andestablished policies and procedu res.Use professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of careb ased on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and response to care.a s team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entireunit a s assigned.care including equipment and material resources.competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassistance oreducati onalofferings.Participate in the identification of clinical or operation alperformance improvement opportunitiesand in performance improvement ac tivities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of scope of the regi stered nurse, licensed practicalnurseand Competent in BLS and/or other specialized lifesupportrequirements and their familiesK nowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Abilityto use fine motor skillsAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chron ically ill patientsAbility to record activities,document assessments, pl an of care, Ability to independently seekout resources and workcollabora tively Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patie nts Ability to remainfocused and organizedWorking knowledge and completi on of appropriate JCAHO andother Knowledge of professionaltheory, practi ce and procedureregulatory requirementsplan of careAbility to use comput er and learn new software programsAbilityto teach patients and families in accordance with the nursingdesignated by work areaAbility to establi sh and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate cl early withpatients, families, visitors,Able to document and communicate pertinent information usingcomputer healthcare team,physicians, administ rators, leadership and othershref="http://www.hr.duke.edu/pojt" Click he re for moreinformationPre-employmentPhysical Capacity Testing Required: Working knowledgeof procedures and techniquesinvolved in administering W orking knowledge of infection controlprocedures and safetyprecautions NC AAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process andprioritize information, treatment, andfollow-upinterventions, evaluation and re-ev aluation of patient statusand/or paper documentation toolsAbility to wit hstand prolonged standing and walking.routine and special treatments to patients Level Characteristics N/A
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two yearsof their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.
2 years of appropriate clinical experience required
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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