Registered Nurse (New Grad RN) - Duke Regional Hospital - Orthopedic & Neurosurgery Unit
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: January 21, 2023
Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person,
Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for
nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on
providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized
service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional
Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of
medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics,
weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular
services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute
and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke
Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953
outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as in North
Carolina and in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
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! Occ Summary Plan and provide
professional nursing care for p atients in accordancewith the
medical and nursing plans of care and esta blished policies
andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families
inaccordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North
CarolinaBoard of Nursing.
Work Performed Plan, provid e and document professional nursing
care, utilizing thenursing process, in accordance with physician
orders and establishedpolicies and procedur es under the
supervision of the team leader orcharge nurse.Delegate task s and
supervise the activities of other licensed andunlicensed care prov
iders.Assist other healthcare personnel in the delivery of patient
care. Participate in maintaining the environment of care including
equipmentan d material resources. Prioritize work organization and
identifyresources available to assist in completing components of
care in atimely manner. Participate in own professional development
by maintaining requiredcompe tencies, identifying learning needs
and seeking appropriateassistance or educational offerings.Support
the development of other staff and formal learners.Participate in
the identification of clinical or operational p
erformanceimprovement opportunities and assist in performance
improvemen tactivities.Perform other related duties incidental to
the work describe d herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge o f scope of the
registered nurse, licensed practical nurse andNCAKnowledg eof and
appropriate application of the nursing processKnowledge of prof
essional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nursing
needs o f acute and chronically ill patientsand their
familiesAbility to indepen dently seek out resources and work
collaborativelyAbility to establish a nd maintain effective working
relationshipsAbility to communicate clearl y with patients,
families, visitors,healthcare team, physicians, adminis trators,
leadership and othersAbility to teach patients and families in
accordance with the nursingplan of careAbility to use sensory and
cognit ive functions to process and prioritizeinformation,
treatment, and follo w-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent
in BLS and/or other specia lized life support
requirementsdesignated by work area or organizationAb ility to
record activities, document assessments, plan of care,intervent
ions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use
compu ter and learn new software programsAbility to document and
communicate p ertinent information using computerand/or paper
documentation toolsAbili ty to navigate the entity to provide
clinical care for patientsAbility t o withstand prolonged standing
and walkingAbility to remain focused and organizedWorking knowledge
of procedures and techniques involved in admi nisteringroutine and
special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of infection
controlprocedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledge and
completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory
requirementsPre-emp loyment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Level Characteris tics 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 No experience required
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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