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Experienced Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department - Clinical Evaluation Unit

Company: Duke Health
Location: Efland
Posted on: June 8, 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. -Department Profile:
The Emergency Department Clinical Evaluation Unit (CEU) is a 16 bed acute care unit which provides care to patients across multiple service lines and levels of care, excluding pediatrics and ICU, with our collective goal being to decompress the emergency department. This care team, consisting of RNs and ED Techs, will care for a population of emergency department observation patients, with a stay of 24 hours-or-less, by following a variety of standard protocols in collaboration with an ED provider. -You will join an incredible team that delivers exceptional care and ensures an excellent patient experience every time. - As part of the team, you will be met with support to pursue your passions and grow, as an Emergency Department Nurse. - We hope you will take the time to come shadow and meet us on the unit! Please ask our recruiter, Holly Price, about a combined shadow/interview experience. - - -Job Summary:
As a Registered 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 Registered Nurse 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 care goals and health outcomes of the patient and care team. -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
  • Available: 1 day -shift opening -(7a-7p) - - -Knowledge, Skills, Education, 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 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 JCAHO and other regulatory requirements -Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Preferred: - - - -1 or more years of RN experience in an emergency department or inpatient setting with mixed acuity. -Licensure, Certification or Registration:
      • 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.
      • BLS certification required.
      • ACLS certification preferred (required within 3 months of employment)
      • 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 - - - - - 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 , Experienced Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department - Clinical Evaluation Unit, Healthcare , Efland, North Carolina

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