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Company: Duke Health
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together. -About Duke University Hospital -Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.RN Care Coordinator -Work Location: - - Duke Hospital - - Duke Transplant Center - Pre and Post Liver -Job SummaryThe Transplant RN Care Coordinator is responsible and accountable for clinical expertise for transplant patient populations. The Transplant RN Care Coordinator functions as a clinician, educator, investigator, consultant, and leader. Clinical judgement is based on a synthesis of current research, concepts, principles, theories, and outcome to solve complex problems. The Transplant RN Care Coordinator functions as an integral part of the transplant interdisciplinary team, collaborating with the nurse coordinators, transplant physicians and in accordance with established transplant policies and procedures and contributes to excellence in patient care, research, and teaching within the transplant center. -Job Responsibilities

  • Provides specialized nursing treatment, care, and education to patients in accordance with physician/nursing orders and established policies and procedures.
  • Serves as a resource to patients and families, providing preoperative counseling and follow-up problem solving after discharge from the hospital.
  • Coordinates the development, utilization, and evaluation of appropriate educational resources and interventions that assist the patient/caregiver in developing the skills for self-care.
  • Promotes evidence-based practice through staff education and participation in developing, implementing, and evaluating process standards such as plans of care, protocols, and guidelines. As an APS member, collaborates in preparing standardized orders (CPOE) and protocol-driven practice updates and reviews.
  • Assesses the educational needs of the patient/caregiver as it relates to the disease process, alterations in function, and assimilation back into the home and community.
  • Utilize current nursing and clinical research to support evidence-based clinical decision-making and practice
  • Participates in quality/performance improvement programs and projects, product evaluation, outcomes evaluation studies and/or clinical research..
  • Utilizes teaching and learning theories to assist patients and families with physical and emotional impact of body changes and chronic illness.
  • Provides clinical experience in a preceptor role for nursing students attending institutions that have contractual agreements with DUHS.
  • Participates in the orientation of new nursing staff and provides expert coaching and guidance through both formal and informal one-on-one teaching with nursing staff. -Work ScheduleThis is a full-time salaried position that does NOT require working rotational weekends, holidays or call. - This position does extensive patient assessment in the clinic environment, phone triage, and patient education to ensure exemplary care. -Shifts: - Day Shift, Monday - Friday, hours determined per program practice -Minimum Qualifications to Apply
    • BSN Degree
    • A minimum of 3 years RN bedside experience is required. - Transplant or chronic disease management nursing experience is highly preferred. -
    • Current RN license issued by NCBON or multi-state compact RN licensure.
    • 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 Health, Chapel Hill , RN CARE COORDINATOR, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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