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Registered Nurse (Experienced RN) Duke Raleigh Hospital, Patient Transport, Full-Time

Duke Health
Raleigh, NC
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Jan 25, 2023

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Duke Raleigh Hospital Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 teammembers. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S.News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke. 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) - Occ SummaryIndependently plan andprovide professional nursing care for patientsin accordance with physician orders and establi shedpolicies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patients and fam ilies inaccordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Caro linaBoard of Nursing.
    Work PerformedPlan, provide, s upervise and document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing pro cessfor patients in accordance with physicianorders and established poli cies and procedures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individualize t heplan of care based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and re sponse to care.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other lice nsed andunlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a gro upof patients or an entire unitasassigned.Monitor and initiate correctiv eaction to maintain the environment ofcare including equipment and mater ial resources.Participate in own professional development by maintaining requiredcompetencies, identifying learning needsand seeking appropriatea ssistance or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and support the deve lopment of other staff and formallearners.Participate in the identificat ion of clinical or operational performanceimprovement opportunities andi n performance improvement activities.Perform other related duties incide ntal to the work described herein.
    Knowledge, Skills andAbil itiesKnowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practi cal nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbilityto assess nursing needs ofacute and chronically ill patientsand theirfamil iesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyA bility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearlywith patients, families, visitors,healthcareteam, physicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to teachpatient s and families in accordance with the nursingplan of careAbilityto use s ensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, tre atment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS an d/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignated by work areaA bility to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,interven tions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbilityto use computer and learn new software programsAble to document and communicate pert inent information using computerand/or paper documentationtoolsAbility t o navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to wi thstand prolonged standing and walking.Ability to remain focusedand orga nizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involvedinadminister ingroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledgeof infecti on control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledgeand complet ion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
    LevelCharacteristics N/A
    Minimum Qualifications
    Education 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.
    Experience 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. - Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. - Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. - 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. -
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