CLINICAL NURSE I - 71/7200 Cardiology Step Down

  • Duke Health
  • Durham, NC, USA
  • Jun 11, 2020
Nursing

Job Description

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® 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
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

 

Department Profile:

 

Patient population on these units include care of post MI/USA, post cardiac cath/angioplasty/stent and EP procedures, antiarrhythmic drug loading therapies, heart failure, heart transplant work ups, and congenital heart disease.  

 

Work Hours & Shifts:

Full Time: 12 hour shifts, rotating days and nights

 

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.
  • 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.
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Loan Forgiveness!

 

Occ Summary

Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance Board of Nursing. accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina with the medical and nursing plans of care and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in

 

Work Performed

 

Plan, provide and document professional nursing care, utilizing the Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. activities. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required unlicensed care providers. Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and Support the development of other staff and formal learners. competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate Assist other healthcare personnel in the delivery of patient care. timely manner. Participate in maintaining the environment of care including equipment nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures under the supervision of the team leader or charge nurse. and material resources. Prioritize work organization and identify resources available to assist in completing components of care in a assistance or educational offerings. Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and assist in performance improvement

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensedpractical nurse and Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients plan of care Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsregulatory requirements Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Ability to use computer and learn new software programs and their families Ability to use fine motor skills Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively Ability to remain focused and organized Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, routine and special treatments to patients interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others and/or paper documentation tools NCA designated by work area or organization Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required

 

Level Characteristics

 

N/A

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

Education

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.

 

Experience

 

No experience required

 

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

 

Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.

 

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

 

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob 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.

 

Employment Type

50002033