Registered Nurse (Experienced) - Duke Eye Center Operating Room - Durham
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 200530
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
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Plan and provide professional nursing care fo r ptics
families inaccordance with the scope of the RN as defin ed by the NorthParticipate in maintaining the environment of care includ ing equipmentannd maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to com municate clearlility to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,intervento withstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to rema in focused andiders.Assist other healthcare personnel in the delivery of patient care.organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques in volved in admis and supervise the activities of other licensed andunlice nsed care provions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbilit y to use compunisteringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge ofinfection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledge andtrators, leadership and othersAbility to teach patients and families inaccordance with the nursingplanof careAbilityto use sensor y and cogniteducational offerings.Support the development of other staff and formalessional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nurs ing needs oy with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, physicia ns, administy to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patien tsAbility tatients in accordancewith the medical and nursing plans of ca re and estatencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateas sistance orlearners.Participate in the identification of clinical or ope rational pe of and appropriate application of the nursing processKnowled ge of profter and learn new software programsAbility to document and com municate pes under the supervision of the team leader orcharge nurse.Del egate taskParticipate in own professional development by maintaining req uiredcompeertinent information using computerand/or paper documentation toolsAbiliblished policies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to pa tients andavailable to assist in completing components of care in atimel y manner.f scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse andNC AKnowledgdently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to es tablish alized life support requirementsdesignated by work area or organ izationAbCarolinaBoard of Nursing.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Kn owledge of acute and chronically ill patientsand their familiesAbility t o indepencompletion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirement sPre-empive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, treatment, a nd folloerformanceimprovement opportunities and assist in performance im provemenin accordance with physician orders and establishedpolicies and procedure and document professional nursing care, utilizing thenursing p rocess,loyment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Level Characte risw-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other spe ciatactivities.Perform other related duties incidental tothe work descri be
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.
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 for this level.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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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.
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