Registered Nurse - Cancer Center Urology Duke Raleigh
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 168493
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 2,000 team members. 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
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a MagnetÂ® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolinaâ€™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!
Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordancewith physician orders and established policies an d procedures.
Plan and provide profess ional nursing carefor patients in accordancewith physician orders and es tablished policies and procedures to includecollecting and analyzing pat ient data, developing and implementingnursing care plans, establishing i nterpersonal relationships withpatients, evaluating nursing care given a ndcommunicating to properpersonnel relevant facts about patients, action taken and patientresponses.Assist other nursing personnel in the deliver y of nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group of p atients or an entire unitas assigned.Provide direction and guidance in t he proper use, care and control ofmaterial resources; appraise quality a nd effectiveness of material andequipment and report results to head nur se; maintain standards ofcleanliness in assigned areas. Observe activiti es of nursing staff andmake recommendations to nursing management for im provement in thequality and effectiveness of nursing care given.Assist i n the development and implementation of general policies andprocedures d esigned to effect efficiency of operations.Perform other related dutiesi ncidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills an d Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensedp ractical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nur sing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbil ity to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand the ir familiesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collabor ativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthc are team, physicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility totea ch patients and families in accordance with thenursingplan of careAbilit y to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinform ation, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignatedby w ork areaAbility to record activities, document assessments, plan ofcare, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computer and learn new software programsAble to document and communi cate pertinent information using computerand/or paper documentation tool sAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbi lity to withstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remainfocused and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administeringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledg e of infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledg e and completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPr e-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and March 31, 2021 without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are expected 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 requiredto enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification.
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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