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Registered Nurse - Cancer Center Infusion Durham, NC (RN Bonus $15,000)

Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

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
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance! Mon-Fri no weekends/holidays - 4 10'sDuke Oncology Treatment Center- Administer chemotherapy, immunotherapy agents, and research medications via different routes ofadministration including intravenous, oral, subcutaneous, intrathecal, intraperitoneal, intravascular,and through intrahepatic pumps.- Nurses provide education to patients and family members to ensure patients are aware ofchemotherapy side effects of each medication, the importance of their treatment, and when to calla healthcare provider once at home.- Each nurse is responsible to understand important lab results for each patient and determine bodysurface area calculations.- Other responsibilities include administering electrolyte supplementation, intravenous fluids, painmedications, blood products, and injections. Nurses in the Oncology Treatment Center placeperipheral IVs as well as access central lines including port-a-caths, PICC lines, and Hickman central lines. Occ SummaryPlan and provide professional nursing care forpatients in accordancewith physician orders and established policies and procedures. Work Performed Plan and provide profe ssional nursing care for patients inaccordancewith physician orders and established policies and procedures to includecollecting and analyzing patient data, developing and implementingnursing care plans, establishin ginterpersonal relationships withpatients, evaluating nursing care given andcommunicating to properpersonnel relevant facts about patients, actio ntaken and patientresponses.Assist other nursing personnel in the delive ry of nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group ofp atients or an entire unitas assigned.Provide direction and guidance inth e proper use, care and control ofmaterial resources; appraise qualityand effectiveness of material andequipment and report results to head nurse ; maintain standards ofcleanliness in assigned areas. Observe activities of nursing staff andmake recommendations to nursing management for impr ovement in thequality and effectiveness of nursing care given.Assistin t he development and implementation of general policies andproceduresdesig ned to effect efficiency of operations.Perform other related dutiesincid ental to the work described herein. Knowledge, Skills and Ab ilities Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensedpract ical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand their f amiliesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativ elyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbil ity to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility toteach p atients and families in accordance with the nursingplan of careAbilityto usesensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformatio n, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignatedbywork a reaAbility to record activities, documentassessments, plan ofcare,inter ventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility touse co mputer and learn new software programsAble to document and communicate p ertinent information using computerand/or paper documentation toolsAbili ty to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility t o withstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remainfocused ando rganizedWorkingknowledge of procedures and techniques involved in admin isteringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of i nfection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-empl oyment Physical Capacity Testing Required LevelCharacteristi cs N/A Minimum Qualifications EducationWork requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and March 31, 2021 without a Bachelor's degreein 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. Experience 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. 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.

Keywords: Duke University Health System, Chapel Hill , Registered Nurse - Cancer Center Infusion Durham, NC (RN Bonus $15,000), Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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