Experienced RN - Duke Regional Hospital-Vascular Access Team- FT
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 190409
Duke Regional Hospital Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health System. Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units.Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital.
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!
Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patientsin accordance with physician order s and established policies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to pa tients and families inaccordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North CarolinaBoard of Nursing.
Pl an, provide, supervise and document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing process for patients in accordance with physicianorders and e stablished policies and procedures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of thepatient's basel ine needs and response to care.Delegate tasks and supervise the activiti es of other licensed andunlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing p ersonnel in the delivery of nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse fora group of patients or an entire unitas assigned.Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment ofcare including equipment and material resources.Participate in own professional develop ment by maintaining requiredcompetencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassistance or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and formallearners.Participa te in the identification of clinical or operational performanceimproveme nt opportunities and in performance improvement activities.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Kno wledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate appl ication of the nursing processKnowledge ofprofessional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically i ll patientsand their familiesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective wor king relationshipsAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families , visitors,healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and o thersAbility to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursi ngplan of careAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine m otor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requir ementsdesignated by work areaAbility to record activities, document asse ssments, plan of care,interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of pat ient statusAbility to use computer and learn new software programsAble t o document and communicate pertinent information usingcomputerand/or pa per documentation toolsAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinica l care for patientsAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walking.A bility to remain focused and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures an d techniques involved in administeringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety pre cautionsWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherr egulatory requirementsPre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required< /p>
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 (orhigher) 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.
Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible forthis level.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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