Graduate Nurse - Neurology- Full Time - Day shift
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Registered Nurse - Neuro/Stepdown - Duke Regional Hospital
Experienced RNs (1+ years of experience) are eligble for a $20,000
New Grad RNs are eligible for a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus!
Relocation Bonuses also available!
Full-time; Three (3) 12-hour shifts.
Day shift (7a-7p) OR night shift (7p-7a) available!
Duke Regional Hospital Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal
touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an
essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health
System. To be successful at caring for our community and have a
strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500
team members who work together to provide exceptional,
compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of
learning and acceptance for team members just starting their
careers, as well as an institution of family culture and
professional development for employees who have served for decades
in our hospital units.Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and
offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic
services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's
services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at
our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical
Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services
Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal
year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients,
performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the
world. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in
North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The
Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality
Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet
Nurses from each hospital areconsistently 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)
The General Medicine Step-down is a 40-bed general medicine unit.
Acuity is a mix of intermediate and progressive care/step-down.
There is a lot of opportunity to practice a variety of skills
amongst a wide range of patient types which, in addition to general
medicine, includes some surgery, neurology, palliative care, and
inpatient hospice. This unit is consistently recognized as a
high-performing team by leadership and work culture scores indicate
a healthy, team-supported environment. Great Unit to set a good
nursing foundation. We are eager to add like-minded motivated
nurses to our staff. We truly believe we offer Opportunities for a
Lifetime at Duke Health!
Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for
patients in accordance with physician orders and established
policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and
families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the
North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Plan, provide, and document professional nursing care, utilizing
the nursing process, by physician orders and established policies
and procedures under the supervision of the team leader or charge
Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and
unlicensed care providers.
Assist other healthcare personnel in the delivery of patient care.
Participate in maintaining the environment of care including
equipment and material resources.
Prioritize work organization and identify resources available to
assist in completing components of care promptly.
Participate in professional development by maintaining required
competencies, identifying learning needs, and seeking appropriate
assistance or educational offerings.
Support the development of other staff and formal learners.
Participate in the identification of clinical or operational
performance improvement opportunities and assist in performance
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program.
Registered Nurses who do not have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing
(BSN) or higher will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN
program within two years of their start date, and to complete that
program within five years of their start date in this role.
Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014, and April 11, 2021,
without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are encouraged
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. No previous RN experience is required for New Graduate
Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill
patients and their families
Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,
healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and
Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the
nursing plan of care
Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,
interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status
Ability to use computer and learn new software programs
Able to document and communicate pertinent information using
computer and/or paper documentation tools
Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for
Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety
Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
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to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression,
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religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
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contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values.
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may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical
and/or mental abilities.
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