Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 21, 2023
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
- 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) -Experienced
Registered Nurse - - Cardiothoracic Step Down Unit - - Durham NC
28810 - - Day, Night, or Rotating Shifts Available -
- low nurse to patient ratios - 1:3
- high acuity - -Unit Description: -
There are 3 Cardiothoracic (CT) Step Down Units at Duke University
Hosptial. They are designed to provide care for adult patients, who
are transitioning from the Cardiothoracic ICU. These patients
require high acquity care, and the environment is fast paced and
challenging. -Because of the acuity level in these units, we offer
low nurse to patient ratios, 1:3.The CT SDU is a great place to
develop your critical thinking skills, and has many opportunities
for professional growth. - -This area cares for complex patients
with diagnoses such as pre/post cardiothoracic surgery including
but not limited to coronary artery bypass grafts, heart valve
repair and replacements, aortic and aneurysm repairs, wedge
resections, lobectomies, heart transplants, lung transplants, and
ventricular assist devices. -
Job Summary: -As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health
System, you will make providing service your priority while caring
for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere. The Clinical
Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and
indirect total nursing care responsibilities. Utilizing the nursing
process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in
achieving the goals of the nursing department. Plan and provide
advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients in guided by
DUHS Professional Practice model participate in the clinical ladder
program, educational activities, departmental committees, research
projects or other health related projects as assigned. Provide
nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the
scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state
and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates
in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in
maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Work Hours & Shifts:
Full Time: - 3 -12 hour shifts per week - (after 8 week training,
day, night, or rotating shifts available) - -
Duke Nursing Highlights:
---- - - -All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation
for excellence in nursing.
--- - - -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
--- - - -Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
--- - - -Relocation Assistance!
--- - - -Tuition Reimbursement & Loan Forgiveness! -Knowledge,
Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
- Must have 1 year of RN experience--- - - -Graduation from an
accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's
Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program is required.
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
Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
---- - - -Current registration with North Carolina State Board of
Nursing as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN
licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina required.
- may start on a compact license, but must obtain a perm NC
license within 90 days of starting at Duke Health ---- - - -BLS (or
higher) certification required.
--- - - -Professional specialty certification (preferred).
- - - - - 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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