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Experienced RN - CT Step Down Unit, 6 East (Sign On Bonus)

Company: Duke Health
Location: Efland
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 organization
  • 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 -
    • Sign On Bonus - $20K -
    • 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 certification.
      --- - - -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. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Burlington , Experienced RN - CT Step Down Unit, 6 East (Sign On Bonus), Other , Efland, North Carolina

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