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Registered Nurse (RN) General Medicine Stepdown/PCU - New Grad Residency Program

Company: Duke Health
Location: Efland
Posted on: June 6, 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. -About Duke University Hospital -Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more. -General Medicine Stepdown/PCURegistered Nurse (Experienced and New Grad)Nights and Rotating shift available!Commitment Bonus available! -Duties and Responsibilities of this LevelPlan, 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 Qualifications at this Level -EducationGraduation 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 5 years of their start date. -ExperienceNo 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 CertificationMust have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. -Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and unlicensed staffKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their familiesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of careAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area or organizationAbility to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computer and learn new software programsAbility to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation toolsAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remain focused and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory requirementsPre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required -Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level -N/A - -The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. -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. - 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. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Burlington , Registered Nurse (RN) General Medicine Stepdown/PCU - New Grad Residency Program, Healthcare , Efland, North Carolina

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