Registered Nurse - Cancer Center Outpatient Urology/Melanoma Durham, NC
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 219361
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)
Occ Summary Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patientsBoard of Nursing.accordance with the scope of the RN as defi nedby the North Carolina inaccordance withphysician orders and establis hed policies and procedures. Providenursing services to patients andfami lies in Work Performed Plan, provide,supervise and document professional nursing care Perform other related duties incidental to the work describedherein.Participate in ownprofessional development by maintainin grequired Delegate tasks andsupervise the activities ofother licensed a nd unlicensed care providers.Monitor and initiate corrective action to m aintain the environment ofAssist other nursing personnelin the delivery of nursing care and actlearners.Act aspreceptor and support the develop ment of other staff and formalutilizing the nursingprocess for patients in accordance with physician orders andestablished policies and procedur es.Use professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of careba sed on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and response to care.as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entireunit as assigned.care including equipment and material resources.competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassistance or educatio nalofferings.Participate in the identification of clinical or operationa lperformance improvement opportunitiesand in performance improvement act ivities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of scope of the regis tered nurse, licensed practical nurseand Competent in BLS and/or other specialized lifesupport requirements andtheir familiesK nowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Abilityto use fine motor skillsAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chron ically ill patientsAbility to record activities,document assessments, pl an of care, Ability to independently seek outresources and workcollabora tively Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical carefor patien ts Ability to remainfocused and organizedWorking knowledge and completio n of appropriate JCAHO and otherKnowledge of professionaltheory, practic e and procedureregulatory requirementsplan of careAbility to use compute r and learn new software programsAbility to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursingdesignated by work areaAbility to establis h and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate cle arly withpatients, families, visitors,Able to document and communicate p ertinent information using computerhealthcare team,physicians, administr ators, leadership and othershref="http://www.hr.duke.edu/pojt" Click her e for more informationPre-employmentPhysical Capacity Testing Required: Working knowledge ofprocedures and techniquesinvolved in administering W orking knowledge of infection controlprocedures and safetyprecautions NC AAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process andprioritize information, treatment, andfollow-upinterventions, evaluation and re-ev aluation of patient statusand/or paper documentation toolsAbility to wit hstand prolonged standing and walking.routine and special treatments to patients Level Characteristics N/A
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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