Experienced Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care - Float Pool - Various Locations
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 194053
Duke University Hospital
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 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
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 organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each 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
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Occ Summary Work PerformedN/AKnowledg e, Skills and AbilitiesPerform other related duties incidental to the wo rk described herein.Level CharacteristicsWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved infollow-upAbility to assess nursing needs of a cute and chronically ill patientsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safetyParticipate in own professional development by main taining requiredAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process andplan of careWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO a nd otherKnowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical n urseadministering routine and specialtoolsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsprecautionsregulatory requirementsA bility to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursingKnow ledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processAbility to us e computer and learn new software programsand their familiesprioritize information, treatment, andtreatments to patientsAbility to use fine moto r skillsParticipate in the identification of clinical or operationaleval uation of patient statusdesignated by work areaIndependently plan and pr ovide professional nursing care forpatientsBoard of Nursing.Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,Ability to navigat e the entity to provide clinical care for patientsMonitor and initiate c orrective action to maintain the environment ofunlicensed care providers.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed andAbilit y to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to remain focused and organizedhealthcare team, physicians,Ability to with stand prolonged standing and walkingwith the ability toKnowledge of pro fessional theory, practice and procedureand NCAinterventions, evaluation and re-learners.administrators, leadership and othersneeds and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.accordance with the scop eof the RN as defined by the North CarolinaAbility to communicate clear ly with patients, families, visitors,Act as preceptor and support the de velopment of other staff and formalAssist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and actprofessional nursing judgment to indivi dualize the plan of care basedperformance improvement activities.and pro cedures. Usecompetencies, identifying learningpoundspatients in accordan ce with physician orders and established policiesfor a group of patients or an entire unit as assigned.orders and established policies and proce dures. Provide nursingbaseline needs and response to care.performance im provement opportunitiesin accordance with physicianutilizing the nursing process formove or lift at least fiftyas team leader or charge nurseon assessment of the patient'sand/or paper documentationISRP.This job class ification is used for the Nursing Float Pool managed byand inservices to patients and families inPlan, provide, supervise anddocument professiona l nursing carecareincluding equipment andmaterialresources.Ability to es tablish and maintain effective workingrelationshipsAble to document and communicate pertinentinformation using computer
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and April 11, 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 required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification.
No experience required
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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