New Grad RN Cardiac ICU - CICU - Day Shift, Nights and Rotating Shifts Available
Company: Duke Health
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: September 21, 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 , 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
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
- 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! The Cardiac ICU at Duke University
Hospital is comprised of 24 intensive care beds where care is
coordinated through an interdisciplinary team approach. The
interdisciplinary team strives to provide excellent patient and
family centered care to all of our patients. Our common patient
population includes acute coronary syndromes (e.g. STEMI/NSTEMI),
post cardiac arrest, heart failure and varying cardiac
Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in
accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care and
established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to
patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as
defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Plan, provide and document professional nursing care, utilizing the
nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and
established policies and procedures under the supervision of the
team leader or charge nurse. Delegate task s and supervise the
activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers. Assist
other healthcare personnel in the delivery of patient care.
Participate in maintaining the environment of care including
equipment and material resources. Prioritize work organization and
identify resources available to assist in completing components of
care in a timely manner. Participate in own professional
development by maintaining required competencies, identifying
learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational
offerings. Support the development of other staff and formal
learners. Participate in the identification of clinical or
operational performance improvement opportunities and assist in
performance improvement activities. Perform other related duties
incidental to the work describe d herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical
nurse and NCA Knowledge of and appropriate application of the
nursing process. Knowledge of professional theory, practice and
procedure. Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically
ill patients and their families. Ability to independently seek out
resources and work collaboratively. Ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships. Ability to communicate
clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team,
physicians, administrators, leadership and others. Ability to teach
patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care.
Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and
prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up. Ability to use
fine motor skills Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life
support requirements designated by work area or organization.
Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,
interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status.
Ability to use computer and learn new software programs. Ability to
document and communicate pertinent information using computer
and/or paper documentation tools. Ability to navigate the entity to
provide clinical care for patients. Ability to withstand prolonged
standing and walking. Ability to remain focused and organized.
Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in
administering routine and special treatments to patients. Working
knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions.
Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
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
No experience required
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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