NURSE CLINICIAN - Liver Transplant RN - DUH
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Duke University Hospital
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 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive
diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional
emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65
operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital
outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an
extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For , U.S.
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11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes
& endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery,
gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics,
pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital
is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the
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!
- Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility) Nurse Clinician -
Post Liver Transplant RN
Work Location: Duke Hospital - Duke Transplant Center
The Transplant Nurse Clinician is responsible and accountable for
clinical expertise for transplant patient populations. The Nurse
Clinician 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 Nurse Clinician 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.
- 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
- Utilizes teaching and learning theories to assist patients and
families with physical and emotional impact of body changes and
- Provides clinical experience in a preceptor role for nursing
students attending institutions that have contractual agreements
- 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. Minimum
Qualifications to Apply
- 3 years RN experience is required. Critical Care RN experience
is preferred. Transplant nursing experience is preferred.
- Current RN license issued by NCBON or multi-state compact RN
- BLS required Work Schedule
This 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
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