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!
Calling all new graduate RN’s and experienced RN’s! Join us for our Bi-Annual Spring RN Open House Event
Wednesday, March 12, 2020 Sheraton Imperial RTP 3:30PM – 7:00PM
Please join us for our bi-annual spring RN open house. Completing an online application for your Top 2 areas of interest – service line and patient population will assist us in facilitating a seamless experience for you the night of the event.
What to Expect –
After completing our onsite registration, you will be invited to join us for a brief introduction to Duke Nursing and an overview of benefits and programs unique to Duke Nursing.
Next, you will be directed to our exhibit space where you will have the opportunity to speak directly with nursing leadership from across our health system.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to speak directly with our Nursing Recruitment team to learn more about the career opportunities that can be found right her at Duke Health.
Lastly, food and fun will be available for you to make this a memorable experience for you and your professional colleagues and friends!
As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a faith-based atmosphere. The Clinical 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 accordance with guidelines established within the Discipline of Nursing Clinical Ladder Program; participate in 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:
Graduation from an accredited nursing program is required. A Nursing Diploma, Associate's Degree in Nursing or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or higher), 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.
About our pediatric and women’s services units:
5100 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
The 5100 Unit at Duke University Hospital is comprised of a 31-bed Pediatric Unit. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. This unit serves the general pediatric population with medical subspecialties with an emphasis on neurology. There is also an opportunity for the nurse to specialize and care for the pediatric hematology/oncology specialty. Ideal candidates will value family centered care and teamwork in a multidisciplinary environment.
Prefer pediatric experience.
5200 Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant
The 5200 Unit at Duke University Hospital is comprised of a 16 bed Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. The 5200 Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit cares for oncology and sickle cell patients, as well as patients with metabolic and genetic disorders. Nurses in this unit would work as a part of a multidisciplinary team and would have the opportunity to participate in rounds on their patients. Nursing care is patient and family centered with primary nursing teams delivering care alongside members of various other disciplines.
Prefer oncology experience.
5300 Pediatric Medicine and Surgery
The 5300 Pediatric Unit at Duke University Hospital is comprised of a 31-bed pediatric Medical/Surgical Unit. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. 5300 is a medical/surgical pediatric unit which includes cardiology, pulmonary, GI, transplant, and other surgical services. The unit is a mixture of intermediate patients and step down patients who need less monitoring than those in the critical care units, but more monitoring than those on the medical or surgical units. Ideal candidates would embrace family centered care along with a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
Prefer nurses with 1 year of pediatric experience or 1 year of adult med/surg experience.
Pediatric Cardiac and Complex Care
The PC3 primarily has infants/young adult patients with congenital heart disease, cardiac transplant and complex care patients who are trach/ventilator dependent. Nurse to patient staffing ratio is 1:3.
Externships in ICU, PICU, NICU, PCICU preferred.
Pediatric Cardiac ICU
The Pediatric Cardiac ICU at Duke University Hospital is comprised of a 13-bed Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Unit. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. Areas of subspecialty expertise include congenital heart disease and cardiovascular surgery. Available advanced treatment modalities include Extracorporeal Life Support (ECMO) and ventricular assist devices. Ideal candidates would be able to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team and seek opportunities for professional development.
Prefer applicants with pediatric experience or capstone.
Intensive Care Nursery
The Intensive Care Nursery at Duke University Hospital is comprised of a 67-bed Intensive Care Nursery. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. This unit provides care for more than 900 infants each year.
Renovated unit opened in 2010 with 52 Level IV beds and 15 Level II beds.
Over 900 admissions/year from southeast and worldwide.
High frequency ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide, hypothermia treatment
Focus on extremely low birth weight patients and their families.
Expertise in care of extremely low birth weight infants, preemie and infants with persistent pulmonary hypertension and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Ideal candidates will be able to function as a part of a large multidisciplinary team in a shared governance environment, and have a passion for developmental and family centered care. Candidates would have the opportunity to work across the entire Intensive Care Nursery with Level II, III, and IV patients or can specialize their practice with Level II patients only in the Special Care or Transitional Care Nurseries. There are also opportunities for participation in multi-disciplinary committee work, and development of specialized skills such as PICC line placement.
Prefer Intensive Care Nursery or PICU experience.
Duke Regional Hospital - Labor and Delivery
The Labor & Delivery Unit at Duke Regional Hospital is comprised of 17-beds. This unit delivery an average of 200 patients each month.
Level 2 facility delivering patients 32 weeks gestation and up.
24/7 in house OB, neonatal, and anesthesia provider coverage
Focus on serving our community and partnering with our families to create a safe and respectful birth environment.
High tech maternity care provided in a unit with lots of tenue and a close knit family environment.
Ideal candidates will be able to function as a part of a large multidisciplinary team in a shared governance environment, and have a passion for family centered care.
Prefer applicants with labor & delivery, critical care, or acute care experience.
Duke Regional Hospital - Special Care Nursery
The Special Care Nursery at Duke Regional Hospital is comprised of an 18-bed Level IIB nursery serving newborns greater than 32 weeks gestation. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. The unit provides care for more than 400 infants each year. The multidisciplinary team actively participates in providing additional support for the infant that is moderately ill.
• Provides mechanical ventilation and/or CPAP for a brief duration
• Provides care for feeders and growers and those that require convalescent care.
• Stabilizes infants less than 32 weeks until the infant can be transferred to Duke University Hospital.
Ideal candidates will be able to function as a part of a large multidisciplinary team in a shared governance environment, and have a passion for developmental and family centered care.
Duke Children’s Health Center
Levels 2/3 of the Children’s Health Center at Duke University Hospital is comprised of pediatric outpatient clinics. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. The Duke Children's Health Center specialty clinics serve outpatient ambulatory pediatric patients and families with a variety of healthcare needs. This applicant may also work at the Lenox Baker Children's Hospital.
Ideal candidates will be compassionate, experienced pediatric nurses with great communication and teamwork skills. Flexibility and the capacity to adapt to varying patient scenarios and high visit volumes are crucial to this role.
Prefer 1 year of pediatric experience.
IV and/or procedural experience a plus.
Monday-Friday 8-hour day shifts with occasional early and late shifts.
External applicants must have 1 year of nursing experience.
Children’s Valvano Day Hospital
The Children's Health Center, Level 4/Valvano Day Hospital at Duke University Hospital is comprised of outpatient pediatric specialty clinics and an outpatient pediatric infusion area. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.
Level 4 of the Children's Health Center consists of clinics such as allergy/immunology, bone and marrow transplant, hematology/oncology, and liver transplant, along with a 12 hour/7 day-a-week infusion unit which services all pediatric outpatient infusions. Patient populations are both oncology and non-oncology, but chemotherapy certification is required within 6 months. Nurses hired for this unit work in both clinics and the infusion area.
Ambulatory and/or pediatric hematology/oncology/chemotherapy experience preferred.
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