Registered Nurse (Experienced RN) - Duke University Hospital - Cardiothoracic Operating Room
Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 20, 2022
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.
Registered Nurse (Experienced) - Duke University Hospital -
Cardiothoracic Surgery Operating Room
Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Clinical Nurse II in
our Cardiothoracic Operating Room Unit who will embrace our mission
of Transforming Lives Transforming Care.
The Cardiothoracic Unit at Magnet-designated Duke University
Hospital has excellent opportunities for CTOR RNs to join our
With 57 total operating rooms, 18 surgeons and an interdisciplinary
team of PAs, RNs, Surgical Technologists, Anesthesia Technicians,
Surgical Attendants and Perfusionists, we perform multiple
procedures on patients from pediatrics through geriatrics,
- Aortic aneurysms
- Pediatric congenital cases
- Nissen Fundoplication
The team is also responsible for covering all pediatric and adult
ECMOs throughout the hospital, all pediatric chest wash outs,
closures, PDAs, and open chest codes for adults. Among the world's
most comprehensive and respected heart programs, Duke Heart has
pioneered many milestones that are now global standards of cardiac
care. Our patients' high survival rates, the number of heart
procedures we perform and our comprehensive support services
explain why we've been a top 10 program for the last 20 years.
There's no such thing as a typical day. If you want to learn
something new every single day and work with a team that does
everything in their power to get patients through surgery, come
meet our team!
Preferred Qualifications: One Year Operating Room Experience
Duke North /DMP Surgical Services includes eight specialties
offering new and exciting opportunities in both adult and
pediatrics using the latest technological advancements including
two intraoperative MRI suites and two intraoperative CT suites. Our
Eye Center operating rooms provide highly specialized surgery for
all ophthalmology including; glaucoma/corneal transplant,
cataracts, vitreo-retinal, Neuro-ophthalmology and pediatrics.
- Otolaryngology Head & Neck (ENT)
As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will
make providing service your priority while caring for the whole
person in a patient-centered 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 guided by DUHS
Professional Practice model participate in the clinical ladder
program, 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:
Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is
preferred; at least one year previous work experience as a
registered nurse is required for a CN2 role.
- Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or
higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program
is required.o 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.
- Professional specialty certification (preferred).
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.
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