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New Graduate RN - GEMS Acute Care Program

Company: Duke Health
Location: Efland
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.New Graduate RN - GEMS Acute Care Program New Grad RNs are eligible for a $7,500 Commitment Bonus!Relocation Bonuses also available! GEMS New Graduate Program SummaryGEMS, or Graduates: Engaged, Mastering, Succeeding is an 18-month program that helps new nurses set a solid foundation for their nursing careers and gain a wide array of acute care experience in one of Duke Health's three hospitals in Durham and Raleigh. Following a general nursing orientation, new nurses will orient to three different acute care units over an eight-week period, before interviewing for their unit preference for the remainder of the program. New nurses will be assigned a mentor as well as participate in seminars on acute care topics and special experience observations to explore the patient continuum of care beyond acute care. Candidates of this program will need to be registered with the North Carolina Board of Nursing by no later than July 24, 2024.This program cohort begins July 29, 2024. Please reach out with question about the GEMS New Grad Acute Care Program, please reach out to Rebeca Pedlar at Our GEMS Program Units

  • Duke University Hospital Durham, NC
  • Unit 2100 - General Surgery Stepdown
  • Unit 2300 - General Medicine Stepdown
  • Unit 4300 - General Medicine Stepdown
  • Unit 6DCT - Abdominal Transplant 6DCT
  • Unit 7800 - Pulmonary Medicine Stepdown
  • Unit 8300 - General Surgery Stepdown
  • Duke Regional Hospital Durham, NC
  • Unit 4-1 General Medicine
  • Unit 5-1 General Medicine Dialysis
  • Unit 5-2 Cardiac Telemetry Stepdown
  • Unit 5-3 General Medicine Stepdown
  • Unit 6-3 General Surgery/Bariatric
  • Unit 7-1 Ortho/Neuro
  • Duke Raleigh Hospital Raleigh, NC
  • Unit 4200 - Med Surg
  • Unit 3200 - Ortho Med Surg
  • Unit 5200 - Oncology Med Surg General Description of the JobPlan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care 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. Duties and Responsibilities of the Job
  • Plan, provide and document professional nursing care, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures under the supervision of the team leader or charge nurse.
  • 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 in a timely manner.
  • Participate in own 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 improvement activities.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.Required QualificationsEducationWork 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 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. Registered nurses hired before July 1, 2014 are not required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification.Experience
  • No experience required.
  • All CNIs will be enrolled in and must complete the DUHS Vizient Nurse Residency Program within 12 months of hire. Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
    • Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and unlicensed staff
    • Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
    • Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure
    • Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families
    • Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
    • Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others
    • Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care
    • Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up
    • Ability to use fine motor skills
    • Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area or organization
    • 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
    • Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools
    • Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients
    • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking
    • Ability to remain focused and organized
    • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients
    • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
    • Working knowledge and completion of appropriate The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory requirements
    • Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
      • N/AJob Title: CLINICAL NURSE IJob Code: 4023FLSA: NJob Level: F1Revised Date: 02/13/2023Supervisory Responsibility: No Duke University 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 FunctionsCertain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job 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.

Keywords: Duke Health, Burlington , New Graduate RN - GEMS Acute Care Program, Healthcare , Efland, North Carolina

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