Registered Nurse (Experience RN) -Duke University Hospital- EP Lab -Day Shift, No weekend/holiday
Company: Duke Health
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: January 20, 2023
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
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
- 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) Registered Nurse
(Experience) -EP Lab -Day Shift, No weekend/holiday/call- Duke
The EP Lab at Duke University Hospital is active in delivering
exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient
experience, every time. The clinical nurse assists the physician
with EP studies involving a diagnostic procedure that produces a
complex 3-D mapping of the electrical activity in the heart. The
nurse also assists the physician with treatments that include
implantable devices such as PPMs and ICDs as well as cardiac
/radiofrequency ablations. Independently plan and provide
professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician
orders 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.
Work Hours & Shifts:
Full Time: 4-10-hour day shifts per week with occasional evening
hours as needed to complete cases. No nights, weekends or
Registered nurse will plan, provide, supervise and document
professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process for
patients in accordance with physician orders and established
policies and procedures. Use professional nursing judgment to
individualize the plan of care based on assessment of the patient's
baseline needs and response to care. Delegate tasks and supervise
the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
Assist other nursing personnel in the de livery of nursing care and
act as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an
entire unit as assigned. Monitor and initiate corrective action to
maintain the environment of care including equipment and material
resources. Participate in own professional development by
maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and
seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings. Act as
preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal
learners. Participate in the identification of clinical or
operational performance improvement opportunities and in
performance improvement activities. Perform other related duties
incidental to the work described 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. 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. Able 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. 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
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.
ICU/Cardiac and/or EP Lab experience strongly preferred.
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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