Registered Nurse (New Grad RN) - Gen Med/Stepdown - Duke Regional Hospital - Nurse Residency Program
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: February 12, 2024
Registered Nurse (New Grad RN) - General Medicine/Stepdown -
Duke Regional Hospital - Nurse Residency Program
New Grad RNs eligible for a $7,500 Commitment Bonus!
Relocation bonuses also available!
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.
About Duke Regional Hospital
Pursue your passion for caring with Duke Regional Hospital in
Durham, North Carolina, which ranks as the number four hospital in
the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, according to U.S. News and
World Report for 2023-2024. Duke Regional Hospital is the second
largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and offers a comprehensive
range of medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, including
orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and
Full-time; 36 hours per week.
Three (3) 12-hour shifts.
Day shift (7a-7p) OR night shift (7p-7a) available!
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. Come be part of the magic in
an area that welcomes new and experienced nurses. 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!
General Description of this Role
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.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Role
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
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described
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.
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
No previous RN experience is required for New Graduate Registered
One year of RN experience is required for Level II Registered
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical
nurse and NCA
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
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
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 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
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
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
Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
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.
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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.
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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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