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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Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledge, Skills and Abil itiesPerform other related duties incidental to the work described herei n.Level Characteristicsandandandactivities.Working knowledge of procedur es and techniques involved inprocedures.follow-upAbility to assess nursi ng needs of acute and chronically ill patientsWorking knowledge of infec tion control procedures and safetyParticipate in own professional develo pment by maintaining requiredAbility to use sensory and cognitive functi ons to process andKnowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed p ractical nursetoolsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life suppor t requirementsKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing pr ocessand their familiesAbility touse fine motor skillstheevaluation of patient statusdesignated by work areaIndependently plan and provide prof essional nursing care for patientsAbility to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,Ability to navigate the entity to provide cli nical care for patientsMonitor and initiate corrective action to maintai n the environment ofunlicensed care providers.Delegate tasks and supervi se the activities of other licensed andAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to document and communicate p ertinent information usingmaterial resources.needs and seeking appropria te assistance or educational offerings.computer and/or paperdocumentatio norganizationpersonnelcompetencies, identifyingpatients, families, visit ors,Knowledge of professionalAbility to establish andadministering routi ne andhealthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others learningspecialAbility to use the computer and learn new software progra msAssist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care andorCo llect and analyze patient data, make recommendations for nursing careint erventions, evaluation andserve as a team leader.Plan, provide and docum entprofessional nursing care in ambulatorySupport the development of ot her staff and formal learners. Participateprioritize information, treatm ent,Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvementre-and walk ing with the ability to move or lift at least fifty poundstreatments to ambulatory patientsprocess, in accordance with physician orders and esta blished policiessupervision of the nurse manager, charge nurse or practi ce manager.practice and proceduresresponses.effective working relationsh ips Ability to communicate clearly withprovided, document and communicat e appropriately nursing actions takencompletion of appropriate TJC and o ther regulatory requirementsorganizedby the North Carolina Board of Nurs ing.operational and safety relatedperformance improvement opportunities .Ability to withstand prolongedaccordance with the medical and nursing p lans of care and establishedmaintainin accordance with the nursing plan of careAbility to remain focused andstandingin the identification ofpoli cies andclinical,nursingin ambulatory clinicsettings inthe scope of the RN asdefinedsettings, utilizing theand procedures, underplans, evaluaten ursing careand patientcare, including equipmentand all unlicensedassisti vetheory,Ability to teach patientsand familiesprecautions Working knowle dge
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and April 11, 2021 without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are expected to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date but must complete the program within five years of their start date. Registered nurses hired before July 1, 2014 are not required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification.
Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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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.