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 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
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(r) organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach 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
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Occ Summarythroughout the department utilizing a proactive approach. Collaborate with different departments (pharmacy, radiology, lab,registr ation) to resolve issuesand improve work flow processes throughout the d epartment. Collaborate with the nurse managers in the interview process for newapplicants.well as: Plan and coordinate clinical requirements for staff and ensure that allCBO and CBE requirementsfor staff are current. Plan and assist with coordination of unit staff schedules and submitfor manager approval. Coordinate clinical requirements with staff regarding equipment andsupplies. Consult with preceptors and orientees on a regul ar basis to providesupport and determine howorientation should proceed o n an individualbasis. Collaborate with the manager for issue resolutions and projects toimprove work flow processes Mentor/coach staff to enhanc e their professional development. Promotes an atmosphere of open commun ication that facilitates staffinput into decision-making,resolution of c onflict, and collegiality among all health team members. Communicates i n an effective, professional manner.Assesses the performance of assigned new hires and orientees includingentry level nurses,nursing care assist ants and health unit coordinators; provides ongoingfeedback and coaching . Understand and communicate potential clinical equipment or supplyissue s to appropriate teammembers (Materials, Biomed, Sterile Processing,etc) . Mentor and monitor the preceptors for all new employees. Provide clini cal/education updates and skill check-offs to entire staffon a regular b asis. Provides immediate support and education on policy, procedures,equ ipment and supplies. Responsible for learning, implementing and teaching newtechnology/procedures. Demonstrates awareness of current problems an d basic plan for allpatients within assigned area. Provides clinical con sultation and guidance as needed to facilitatepatient care. Gives assist ance and/or direction to staff to facilitate qualitypatient flow. Assess staffing needs according to workload and staff competency; Re-assigns a nd adjustsstaffing based uponpatient care needs. Delegates responsibilit ies within the scope of practice and validatedcompetencies in order to m eetthe workload demands of the shift. Facilitates assignments that suppo rt learning for the orientee or nurselearner. Facilitates staff performa nceaudits related to attitude, teamperformance, The Joint Commission,DF S Standards and SCIP initiatives. Reviews and comments on forwarded SRSs related to their team or shift. Facilitates and encourages staff partic ipation in departmental andhospital committee and councilmeetings. Atten ds departmental and hospital committee meetings as assigned. Coordinates , facilitates, participates and directs departmentalprojects with follow -through andappropriate follow-up. Other projects and duties as directed by the department managers. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge o f scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurseand nursing car e assistant Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing proc ess Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand their fami lies Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively A bility to establish and maintain effective working relationships Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, physicians,administrators, leadership and others Able to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing planof care Able to use sens ory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, treatm ent, andfollow-up Able to use fine motor skills Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignated by work area Able to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status Ableto use computer and l earn new software programs Able to navigate the entity to provide clinic al care for patients Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking Ab le to remain focused and organized Working knowledge of procedures and t echniques involved inadministering routine and specialtreatments to pati entsPre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required:href=" http://www.h r.duke.edu/pojt" Click here for more information Level Characteristics N /A The Clinical Lead RN is a role developed to work in coordination with the nursing leadership in anassigned unit or department to ensure the wo rk is accomplishedeffectively. The Clinical Lead RNis the first line sup port for staff, physicians and other relatedproviders on service- specif ic clinicalissues. The Clinical Lead RN is generally a long-term role, r equiringclinical and interpersonalskills. TheClinical Lead RN collabora tes with the manager on clinicaland non-clinical issues(employee relatio ns, individual behaviors, physician relationships,etc.). The Clinical Le ad RN isthe support for the unit/department/service when the manager isu navailable.The Clinical TeamLeader isresponsible for supervising, direc ting, coaching and mentoringtheir assigned core groupof staff. Work Perf ormed Duties and responsibilities include all those required of the CN I V as
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required.
Three years of experience in nursing practice. Selected candidates must meet the Clinical Ladder requirements for CN III within one year of appointment.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina. BCLS certification is required.
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About Duke University Health System
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.