Experienced RN - DUH - Children's Procedural Sedation Unit
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: June 23, 2022
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cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear,
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& 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. Inaddition
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 NursingHighlights:
- 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 UniversityHealth 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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- Relocation Assistance!
Experienced Registered NurseChildren's Procedural Sedation Unit -
Duke University Hospital Outpatient DepartmentLocated in the
Children's Health Center, 1st Floor2301 Erwin Rd. Durham, NC
Duke University Health System seeks to hire an experienced
Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health
Together.The Children's Procedural Sedation Unit (CPSU) is a 7 room
sedation suite hospital-based clinic that is an extension of Duke
Health hospitals. Our team provides sedation services for
children-inpatient and outpatient and from all specialties.
Work Schedule:Full Time: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 5:30pm (flexible
day shift hours). 40 hours per week. Ability to work from home.
What you will do:As a Clinical Nurse II in Duke University Health
System, you will plan and provide professional nursing care for
patients in accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care
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.
- 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
- Coordinate sedation services in the CPSU with patients
requiring complex care, assessment and evaluation.
- Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery 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
- 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 as needed.
- Participate in the identification of clinical or operational
performance improvement opportunities and in performance
improvement activities, as needed.
- Schedule patients for procedures that require CPSU services
and/or sedation in other Children's areas
- Schedule patients for radiological procedures that require
- Communicate with patients/families regarding scheduled
procedures and pre-sedation instructions
- Communicate with CPSU and multi-disciplinary teams any
scheduling needs or coordination adjustments
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described
What you can expect:
- Multitask in myriad ways - document assessments, plan of care,
interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status,
access nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients,
independently seek out resources and work collaboratively. Educate
patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care.
Relationship management with patients, families, visitors,
healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and
What we will provide:
- Opportunities for a Lifetime. Duke University Health System is
committed to providing robust learning and development from Office
of Continuing Education.
- Clinical Ladder Advancement
- Tuition Assistance
- Relocation Grant
- Employee Referral Program
- Nursing Specialty Certification Bonus
- Performance Increases
- Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee
Pension plan and much more.
What you will need:
- Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or
higher) OR Associate's Degree in Nursing OR Nursing Diploma
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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