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Registered Nurse (New Grad Only) Home Health, Hospice, Infusion Services

Company: Duke Health
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Duke Homecare & HospiceDuke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice, home health and infusion services as well as serves as the home for the Duke Caregiver Support Program. Our Hospice team works closely with a patient's physician to provide comprehensive, individualized care in the comfort their home or at our inpatient hospice facility located in Durham. Our team of nurses, therapists, social workers, counselors, and chaplains help patients and their families manage advanced medical conditions.Duke Home Health provides services in a patient's home that include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social service, home health aides, and pain and wound management. Our infusion team comes to a patient's home to administer intravenous medications, including antibiotics and chemotherapy, to children and adults. Our nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, and patient services coordinators work under the direction of a patient's doctor to monitor needs and treatment.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 (based on eligibility) -To have the opportunity to speak to someone further about this position, please click this link to schedule with a recruiter: - -The Duke HomeCare, Hospice and Home Infusion Services team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.PATCH - -(Post-Acute Transitional Care @ Home). -Program for New Graduate Nurses- - What to Expect: -
    • Generous 50-week comprehensive training schedule prepares new nurses with confidence as they rotate through Home Health, Hospice, Home Infusion, and Care Coordination service lines. -
      • Our new nurse resident will be guided and nurtured by an experienced preceptor meeting often with our nurse educator, manager, and program leaders, for additional support and encouragement. -
        • As a successful nurse resident, you will graduate from the PATCH program, and confidently be able to provide evidenced based care and promote positive outcomes for our patients and their loved ones. -
          • Successful nurse residents may choose their preferred work area in either our Home Health, Hospice, or Infusion services. Additional orientation and training will then be provided for their chosen field.Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
            • Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures to include collecting and analyzing patient data, developing and implementing nursing care plans, establishing interpersonal relationships with patients, evaluating nursing care given and communicating to proper personnel relevant facts about patients, action taken and patient responses.
            • Provide direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control of material resources; appraise quality and effectiveness of material and equipment and report results to head nurse; maintain standards of cleanliness in assigned areas.
            • Assist in the development and implementation of general policies and procedures designed to affect efficiency of operations.
            • Required Qualifications at this LevelEducation
              • BSN, Associate Degree or Diploma, Nursing required -Experience
                • No experience required
                • Preferred to have 2-3 years of healthcare experience as an LPN, Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant; community-based experience a plus.Degrees, Licensure, and/or CertificationMust have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.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 regulatory requirements - - 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 Health, Chapel Hill , Registered Nurse (New Grad Only) Home Health, Hospice, Infusion Services, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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