Registered Nurse (New Grad RN) - Duke Regional Hospital - Orthopedic & Neurosurgery Unit
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 173749
Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
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!
Duke University Health System- Duke Regional Hospital seeks to hire a new graduate registered nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
The 7-1 Ortho Neuro unit at Duke Regional Hospital is comprised of a 40-bedded floor with Orthopedics and Neuroscience specialties. This is a fast paced state of the art orthopedic and neurosurgery unit. The unit uses enhanced recovery after surgery principles to both minimize narcotic usage and get the patient home and back to baseline as quickly as we can. The majority of our patients stay 6-24 hours on the unit, in that time they are provided for by a tremendous interdisciplinary team of nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, care managers, pharmacists and doctors. The nursing unit utilizes Epic for the EMR, Omnicell for the medications, and Pyxis for the patient supplies. It's the team work that makes the unit soar, and it is that same team work that the staff relishes and keeps them together. Eager to add likeminded motivated nurses to our staff.
Work Hours & Shifts:
3-12 hour shifts (Day, Nights, and weekend option)
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 (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.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
· Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is required for CNII's.
· 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.
· BLS (or higher) certification required.
· Professional specialty certification (preferred).
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