Registered Nurse - Radiation/Oncology Durham, NC (15k RN Bonus)
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: May 14, 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 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic
and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma
center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an
endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine
operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional
radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital
admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in
fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North
Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for
seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery,
nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology,
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!
Occ Summary Independently plan and provide professional nursi ng
care for patients in accordance with physician orders and
established policies and procedures. Provide nursingservices to
patients and famil ies in accordance with the scope of the RN as
defined by the North Carol ina Board of Nursing.
Work Performed Plan, provide, s upervise and document professional
nursing care utilizing the nursing pr ocess for patients in
accordance with physician orders and established policies and
procedures. Use professional nursing judgment to individuali ze the
plan of care based on assessment of the patient's baseline needs
and response to care.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of
othe r licensed and unlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing
personnel in the delivery of nursing care and act as team leader or
charge nurse f or a group of patients or an entire unit as
assigned.Monitor and initiat e corrective action to maintain the
environment of care including equipm ent and
materialresources.Participate in own professional development b y
maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and
seek ing 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 r elated duties
incidental to the work described herein.
Knowl edge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of scope of the
registered n urse, licensed practical nurse and NCA Knowledge of
and appropriate appl ication of the nursing process. Knowledge of
professional theory, practi ce and procedure Ability to assess
nursing needs of acute and chronicall y ill patients and their
families. Ability to independently seek out res ources and
workcollaboratively. Ability toestablish and maintain effec tive
working relationships. Ability to communicate clearly with patients
, families, visitors,healthcare team, physicians, administrators,
leader ship and others. Ability to teach patients and families in
accordance wi th the nursing plan of care. Ability to use sensory
and cognitive functi ons to process and prioritize information,
treatment, and follow-up. Abi lity to use fine motor
skills.Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support
requirements designated by work area. Ability to record act
ivities, document assessments, plan of care,interventions,
evaluation an d re-evaluation of patient status. Ability to use
computer and learn new software programs. Able to document and
communicate pertinent informati on using computer and/or paper
documentation tools. Ability to navigate the entity to provide
clinical care for patients. Ability to withstand p rolonged
standing and walking.Ability to remain focused and organized. W
orking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in
administering routine and special treatments to patients. Working
knowledge of infecti on control procedures and safety precautions.
Working knowledge and comp letion of appropriate JCAHO and other
regulatory requirements. - Pre-empl oyment Physical Capacity
Level Characterist ics N/A
Education 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
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
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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