Experienced RN - Cardiac ICU (Day or Night Shifts Available) - 15K Sign On Bonus
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: May 16, 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.
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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
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*Sign On Bonus $15,000 for RN's with 2 Years Experience
Experienced RN - Cardiac ICU - Night Shift - Durham NC
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 arrhythmias.
Occ Summary Independently plan and provide professional nursi ng
care for patientsin accordance with physician orders and
established policies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to
patients and familie s inaccordance with the scope of the RN as
defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Work Performed Plan, provide, super vise and document professional
nursing careutilizing the nursing process for patients in
accordance with physicianorders and established policies and
procedures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individualize the
plan of care based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and
resp onse to care.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of
other licens ed andunlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing
personnel in the de livery of nursing care and actas team leader or
charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unitas
assigned.Monitor and initiate correctiv e action to maintain the
environment ofcare including equipment and mate rial
resources.Participate in own professional development by maintainin
g requiredcompetencies, identifying learning needs and seeking
appropria teassistance or educational offerings.Act as preceptor
and support the d evelopment of other staff and
formallearners.Participate in the identifi cation of clinical or
operational performanceimprovement opportunities a nd in
performance improvement activities.Perform other related duties in
cidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills andAbilities Knowledge of scope of the registered
nurse, licensed p ractical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate
application of the nur sing processKnowledge of professional
theory, practice and procedureAbil ity to assess nursing needs of
acuteand chronically ill patientsand the ir familiesAbility to
independently seek out resources and work collabor ativelyAbility
to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability
to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare
team, physicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to
te ach patients and families in accordance with the nursingplan of
careAbil ity to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and
prioritizeinfo rmation, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine
motor skillsCompete nt in BLS and/or other specialized life support
requirementsdesignated b y work areaAbility to record activities,
document assessments, plan of c are,interventions, evaluation and
re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computer and learn
new software programsAble to document and com municate pertinent
information using computerand/or paper documentation toolsAbility
to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patient
sAbility to withstand prolonged standing andwalking.Abilityto
remain f ocused and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and
techniques invol ved in administeringroutine and special treatments
to patientsWorking kn owledge of infection control procedures and
safety precautionsWorking kn owledge and completion of appropriate
JCAHO and otherregulatory requirem entsPre-employment Physical
Capacity Testing Required
Work Schedule - Night Shift, 7:00pm - 7:00am - 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
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.
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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