NEW GRAD and EXPERIENCED Registered Nurse - Neuro Trauma - 8DCT
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 231633
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)
Are you an Registered Nurse (or candidate for RN Degree) with a passion for helping patients? Do you love the idea of being trained in our Renowned University Teach Hospital and high acuity, diverse patient population? If you answered yes to both of these questions, this opportunity may be right for you!
Clinical Nurse I (RN) - Duke University Hospital (Days, Nights and Rotating Shifts Available)
Duke University Health System- Duke University Hospital seeks to hire an experienced Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
The NeuroScience Progressive Care Units (also known as Stepdown) at Duke University Hospital comprises of two 37bed units (one on the 8th and one on the 9th floor) of the Brand new Duke Central Tower. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient and their families to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.
Similar to the high acuity of a community hospital ICU, the Neuro Stepdown units see a myriad of populations and cases that may include but are not limited to: vasoactive drips, drains, arterial lines, tracheostomy, chest tubes, central lines, and more. The Neuro stepdown units receive medically complex patients that no longer require mechanical ventilation.
Patient Ratio: 1:3/4
Work Hours & Shifts:
Three 12-hour shifts per week
Straight Days, Rotating and Straight Night Shifts are available: 7am-7pm or 7pm-7am
AMAZING perks and benefits include but are not limited: Eligibility for up to $3000 towards Relocation; up to $25,000 loan forgiveness towards first nursing degree, tuition reimbursement and so much more!!!
As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere. The Clinical Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities. Utilizing the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. Plan and provide advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients guided by the DUHS Professional Practice model and participate in the clinical ladder program, educational activities, departmental committees, research projects, or other health-related projects as assigned. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility for maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
· Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing, or Nursing Diploma program is required.
All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
· Registration with the North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina required.
· BLS (or higher) certification required.
· Professional specialty certification (preferred).
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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.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.