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 team members. 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 two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet(r) 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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Plan and provide advanced and/or specialized n ursmunicate pertinent information using computerand/or paper documentati ontoolsAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patie nting carefor patientsin accordance with guidelines established within the Discipline ofNursing Clinical Ladder Program; participate in educati onal activitiesdepartmental committees, research projects or other healt hrelatedprojects as assigned. Provides nursing services to patients andfamilies in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the NorthCa rolina Board of Nursing.
Identify care needs for patient populations across the continuum ofcare. Collaborate a nd provide leadership in the development of standardsof care, patient/fa mily education and staff education to address theneeds of specific popul ations. Collaborate with multidisciplinary teamand provide leadershipwit h in the delivery of patient care.Provide leadership in educational acti vities, departmental committees,research projects and other health-relat ed projects.Provide evaluation, direction and guidance in the proper sel ection, use,care and control of material resources. Appraise quality and effectiveness of material and equipment and collaborate with appropriate departments to assist with vendor selection and feedback on performance. Guide the professional growth of others across the continuum of carethro ugh role modeling, coaching and/or mentoring. This may includedesigningo rientation modules, primary precepting of senior nursingstudents.Provide leadership at a departmental, entity, community orregional/national lev el for initiatives focused on improving the qualityof care for populatio ns of patients and growth of others.Perform other related duties inciden tal to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abil ities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practi cal nurse andNCAKnowledge of andappropriate application of the nursingprocessKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbilityto assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand theirfami liesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcareteam , physicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to teachpatie nts and families in accordance with the nursingplan of careAbilityto use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, t reatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetentin BLS a nd/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignated by work area Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,interve ntions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility touse comp uter and learn new software programsAbility to document and comsAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remain focused and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in adm inisteringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledge an d completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-em ployment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Level Characteri stics
Provideleadership at a CSU, departmental, institutional, co mmunity orregional/national level. Lead change by constantly seeking cre ativesolutions to improve quality and efficiency in the delivery of pati entcare.
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or NursingDiploma 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 years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.
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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