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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Heart Services - Invitation Only RN Virtual Hiring Event
Time 8:30 - 12:30
This virtual interview event will take place via Zoom (video conferencing platform) on the date listed above. You will be required to login 10 minutes prior to the start event.
During this event you will:
Hear from our Nurse Recruiter
View a service line - virtual presentation
Participate in breakout activities for virtual meet and greet
Conclude with prescheduled 20 min interviews for participating department/units
To receive an invitation please complete this online job application in its entirety. Once your application is submitted, a member or our recruitment team will reach out to you to discuss and review your requirements and previous experience. Pending that initial screening, if you meet the requirements, you will receive your invitation.
Cardiothoracic Surgical Step Down Units (CTSDU)
Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU (CTICU)
DUH Adult Cardiac Cath Lab
DUH Cardiac ICU
DUH Cardiology Step Down
CVSSU (Cardiovascular Short Stay Unit)
DUH EP Lab
Service Line Description:
There are 3 separate units ( 3100, 3300, 7 East), but all of them operate in the same manner and have the same patient population. There is an average of 24 - 31 beds in each unit. The Cardiothoracic Step Down Units at Duke are part of a Level 1 trauma center and of the Duke Heart Center, which is highly ranked in the nation for our cardiology and cardiac surgery specialty by U.S News & World Report. . The stepdown unit is designed to provide care for adult patients greater than 14 years old who need less monitoring than those in the Intensive Care Unit, but still require more monitoring than a routine floor. This area cares for complex patients with diagnoses such as pre/post cardiothoracic surgery including but not limited to coronary artery bypass grafts, heart valve repair and replacements, aortic and aneurysm repairs, wedge resections, lobectomies, pneumonectomies', heart transplants, lung transplants, and ventricular assist devices
The Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU (CTICU) at Duke University Hospital is comprised of a Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit. The patient population is inclusive of Post-cardiac and thoracic surgery, transplant, mechanical circulatory support, where type of procedures performed are inclusive of CABG, Valve replacement/repair, ECMO, heart/lung transplant, Ventricular Assist Device, thoracic surgery, and Aortic surgery.
The Cardiac Cath Lab at Duke University Hospital is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. Currently awarded the 2019 Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Chest Pain - MI Registry. High volume cardiac catheterization center performing cardiac, peripheral vascular, and structural heart procedures.
A rotating schedule allows employees a four-day weekend once per month.
Work hours: Monday - Friday 0730-1800. Flexible call opportunities.
The Cardiac ICU at Duke University Hospital is currently comprised of 17 intensive care beds (with an expansion to the unit currently underway) where care is coordinated through an interdisciplinary team approach. The interdisciplinary team strives to provide excellent patient and family centered care to all of our patients. Our common patient population includes: acute coronary syndromes (e.g. STEMI/NSTEMI), post cardiac arrest, heart failure and varying cardiac arrhythmias.
Work schedule: 12 hour shifts, day/night rotating. Weekends and Holidays as required by unit
Cardiology Step Down at Duke University Hospital accommodates cardiology medicine patients, which includes those with heart failure, NSTEMI, post-cardiac procedural, or needing pre-cardiac surgery care. The patient population includes care of acute coronary syndrome, post cardiac cath/angioplasty/stent and EP procedures, antiarrhythmic drug loading therapies, heart failure, pre/post heart transplant, and congenital heart disease.
Work schedule: 12 hour shifts, day/night rotating. Weekends and Holidays as required by unit.
The Cardiovascular Short Stay Unit at Duke University Hospital is comprised of a 21-bed post-cardiac catheterization unit. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. The patient population in this area includes pre- and post-procedural cardiac patients. Primary responsibilities include prepping patients prior to procedures (such as cardiac cath), pre-med, starting IVs, drawing labs, pulling sheaths, and general post-procedure recovery.
Work schedule: 12 hour shifts, rotating days and nights
Registered Nurses with the Duke University Hospital EP Lab assists the physician with EP studies involving a diagnostic procedure that produces a complex 3-D mapping of the electrical activity in the heart. The nurse also assists the physician with treatments that include implantable devices such as PPMs and ICDs as well as cardiac /radiofrequency ablations.
ICU/Cardiac and/or EP Lab experience strongly preferred.
Work schedule: Four 10-hour day shifts per week with occasional evening hours as needed to complete cases. No nights, weekends or holidays
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.
CNI - New Graduate RN - No Experience Required
CNII - Experienced RN - At least twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required as an RN.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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.