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!
Independently plan and provide professional nu rsing care for patientsin accordance with physician ordersand establishe dpolicies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patients and famili es inaccordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolin aBoard of Nursing.
Plan, provide, supe rvise and document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing proces sfor patients in accordance with physicianorders and established policie s and procedures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individualize thep lan of care based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and respo nse to care.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other license d andunlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing personnel in the del ivery of nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a groupo f patients or an entire unitas assigned.Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment ofcare including equipment andmateria l resources.Participate in own professional development by maintaining r equiredcompetencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriatea ssistance or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and support the deve lopment of other staffand formallearners.Participate in the identificat ion of clinical or operational performanceimprovement opportunities and in performance improvement activities.Perform other related duties incid ental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills andAbi lities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed pract ical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nursing needs of acute andchronically ill patientsand their f amiliesAbility to independently seek out resources and workcollaborative lyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbili ty to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to teach p atients and familiesin accordance with the nursingplan of careAbility t o use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformati on, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignated by wor k areaAbility to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,i nterventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbilityto us e computer and learn new software programsAble to document and communica te pertinent information using computerand/or paper documentationtoolsAb ility to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbilit y to withstandprolonged standing andwalking.Ability to remain focused a nd organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in a dministeringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre- employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
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 five years of their start date.
2 years of appropriate clinical experience required
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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