Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Surg - General Surgery Trauma Stepdown
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 228498
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.
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Are you looking to build a solid foundation at one of the most prestigious teaching hospitals in the country? Are you looking for a Nurse Residency Program that embraces a myriad of patient population? Do you need to build your skills to become an ICU nurse, CRNA or Nurse Practitioner in the future?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, please continue reading and apply now!
Registered Nurse (New or Experienced) - DUH - General Surgery/Trauma Stepdown (2100)
Duke University Health System - Duke University Hospital seeks to hire a new graduate Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
The General Surgery/Trauma Stepdown Unit is comprised of 32 beds. Our General Surgery patient population includes but is not limited to: intermediate and stepdown level patients, GI, GI Oncology, ENT, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Trauma and Orthopedics. We also help General Medicine, Neurology, Cardiology and Abdominal Transplant overflow patients when beds are needed.
Full Time: 3 - 12 hour Shifts Night (7pm - 7am)
3- 12 hour Shifts Rotating (50% Day / 50% Night)
We are a Level 1 Trauma Center. Our Trauma patient population includes fall and MVC's. We care for these patients once they are stable enough to come out of the SICU.
What makes us so unique?
We are an educational environment that will allow you to become the best nurse you can be! We are striving to add nurses to out team who have a passion to continue in lifelong learning and who are able to integrate their knowledge and compassion for others while providing exceptional care.
To add value to your nursing skill, we encourage our nurses to pursue Med/Surg Certification such as RN-BC or CMSRN, as Duke will provide a bonus for obtaining this certification and will reimburse for renewals.
What you will do:
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 in guided by DUHS Professional Practice model, 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 in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
What will you need:
Previous work experience or clinical hours preferred.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher) OR Associate's Degree in Nursing OR Nursing Diploma Program
Current registration with the North Caroling State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina - Required
Med/Surg Certification is encouraged
** 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.
To apply please email your CV / resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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