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Experienced RN - Cardiovascular Short Stay Unit - Sign On Bonus

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 24, 2022

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 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!
  • Relocation Assistance!
    • Sign On Bonus $15,000 Experienced RN's with 2 years experience
      The Cardiovascular Short Stay Unit at Duke University Hospital is comprised of a 21-bed post-cardiac catheterization unit. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.
      The patient population in this area includes pre- and post-procedural cardiac patients. Primary responsibilities include prepping patients prior to procedures (such as cardiac cath), pre-med, starting IVs, drawing labs, pulling sheaths, and general post-procedure recovery.

      • Seeking candidates with at least one year of Nursing experience with Telemetry experience preferred. ACLS certification would be required within 6 months of hire.
        Work schedule: Day shift, no weekends, no Holidays.
        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 Work PerformedN/AKnowle dge, Skills and AbilitiesPerform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.Level CharacteristicsWorking knowledge of procedur esand techniques involved inWorkingknowledge of infection control proce dures and safetyParticipate in own professional development by maintaini ngrequiredCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized lifesupport requirem entsand their familiestoolsprecautionsAbility to use fine motor skillsAb ility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsAbili ty to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,evaluation o f patient statusKnowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed pra ctical nurseAbility to independently seek out resources and work collabo rativelyAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process andadm inistering routine and specialtreatments to patientsfollow-upAbility ton avigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to remai n focused and organizedDelegate tasks and supervise the activities of ot her licensed andunlicensed care providers.Working knowledge and completi on of appropriate JCAHO and otherIndependently plan and provide professi onal nursing care for patientshealthcare team, physicians,Knowledge ofpr ofessional theory, practice and procedureParticipate in the identificati on of clinical or operationalregulatory requirementsAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability toplan of careAbilityto use computer and learn new software programsand NCAmaterial resources.A bility to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursinginte rventions, evaluation and re-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsadministrators, leadership and othersneeds andseek ing appropriate assistance or educational offerings.Ability to communica te clearly with patients, families, visitors,prioritize information,trea tment, andBoard of Nursing.Assist other nursing personnel in the deliver y of nursing care and actlearners.accordance with the scope of theRN as defined by the North Carolinaprofessional nursing judgment to individual ize the plan of care basedperformance improvement activities.competencie s, identifying learningPlan, provide, supervise and document professiona l nursing careand procedures. Usepatients in accordance with physician o rders and established policiesorders and established policies andprocedu res. Provide nursingbaseline needs and response to care.for a group of p atients or an entire unit as assigned.Able to document and communicate p ertinent information using computerpoundsAct as preceptor and support th e development of other staff and formalutilizing the nursing process for services to patients and families inmove or lift at least fiftycare incl udingequipment andas team leader or charge nurseon assessment ofthe pat ient'sand/or paper documentationperformance improvement opportunitiesin accordance withphysicianMonitorand initiate corrective action tomaintainthe environment ofand inKnowledge of and appropriate application ofthe nursing processdesignated bywork area
          Minimum Qualifications
          EducationWork 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. Ata 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.
          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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