New Grad RN - Cardiothoracic Step Down Units
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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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
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cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose &
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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.
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
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- Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility) Registered Nurse (
New Graduate or Recent Graduate ) - Cardiothoracic Step Down Units,
Durham NC 27710 - rotating shifts
There are 3 Cardiothoracic (CT) Step Down Units at Duke University
Hospital. These units provide a great career pathway with the Heart
Services Department at Duke Health Systems. The CT Step Down Units
at Duke offer new graduates the oppotunity to work with high acuity
surgical patients while having low nurse to patient ratios,
The Cardiothoracic Surgery Stepdown Units are designed to provide
care for adult patients, who are transitioning from the
Cardiothoracic ICU. These patients require high acquity care, and
the environment is fast paced and challenging. The CT SDU is a
great place to develop your critical thinking skills, and has many
opportunities for professional growth. This area cares for complex
patients with diagnoses such as pre/post cardiothoracic surgery
including but not limited to coronary artery bypass grafts, heart
valve repair and replacements, aortic and aneurysm repairs, wedge
resections, lobectomies, heart transplants, lung transplants, and
ventricular assist devices.
As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will
make providing service your priority while caring for the whole
person in a patient-centered atmosphere. The Clinical Nurse (RN) is
responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total
nursing care responsibilities. Utilizing the nursing process
(assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the
goals of the nursing department. Plan and provide advanced and/or
specialized nursing care for patients in guided by DUHS
Professional Practice model participate in the clinical ladder
program, educational activities, departmental committees, research
projects or other health related projects as assigned. Provide
nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the
scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state
and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates
in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in
maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Work Hours & Shifts:
3 - 12 hour shifts - day/night rotating weekly
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
- 0 - 1 year of experience - accepting new and recent
- Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or
higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program
- All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing
(or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN
program within two years of their start date and to complete the
program within five years of their start date
- RN license required
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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.
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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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