Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 1,300 people.The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. In fiscal year2018, Duke Raleigh Hospital admitted 9,484 patients and had 230,957 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as #14 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet(r) 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!
Work schedule: 4(four) ten hour shifts, no weekends, no holidays, no call.
This position is for the Cath Lab Holding Area (pre/post cath, EP, IR and neuro patients).
Occ SummaryIndependently plan and provide professional nursing care f or patients inaccordance with physician orders and established policies andprocedures.Provide nursing services to patients and families inaccord ance with thescope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of N ursing.Work PerformedPlan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing process for patients in accordance wit h physicianorders and established policies and procedures.Use professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of carebased on assessment of the patient's baseline needs and response tocare.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed andunlicensed care providers. Assist other nursing personnel in thedelivery of nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unitas assigned.Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environ ment ofcare including equipment and material resources.Participate in ow n professional development by maintaining requiredcompetencies, identify ing learning needsand seeking appropriateassistance or educational offe rings.Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and fo rmallearners.Participate in the identification of clinical or operationa l performanceimprovement opportunities and in performance improvement ac tivities.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described h erein.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of scope of the registere d nurse, licensed practical nurse andNCA Knowledge of and appropriate ap plication of the nursing process.Knowledge of professional theory, pract ice and procedure.Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronical ly ill patientsand their families.Ability to independently seek out reso urces and work collaboratively.Ability to establish and maintain effecti ve working relationships.Ability to communicate clearly with patients, f amilies, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadersh ip and others.Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursingplan of care.Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions t o process and prioritizeinformation, treatment, and follow-up.Ability to use fine motor skills.Competent in BLSand/or other specialized life su pport requirementsdesignated by work area.Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan ofcare,interventions, evaluation and re-evalu ation of patient status.Ability to use computer and learn new software p rograms.Able to document and communicate pertinent information using com puterand/or paper documentation tools.Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients.Ability to withstand prolonged standi ng and walking.Ability to remain focusedand organized.Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administeringroutine and speci al treatments to patients.Working knowledge of infection control procedu res and safetyprecautions.Working knowledge and completion of appropriat e JCAHO and otherregulatory requirements.Pre-employment Physical Capacit y Testing Required.Level CharacteristicsN/A
Minimum Qualifications Education
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. 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 fiveyears of their start date.
Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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