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Registered Nurse (RN) ICU

Company: Duke Health
Location: Morrisville
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together. -About Duke Regional Hospital -Pursue your passion for caring with Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which ranks as the number four hospital in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, accordingto U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke Regional Hospital is the second largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. Duke Nursing Highlights: -

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistentlyrecognized 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) -Unit Overview -The ICU at Duke Regional is comprised of 22 beds. Our team of nursing staff provides care for patients 14 years or older with actual or potential life-threatening conditions by performing complex assessments, high intensity therapies, interventions, and continuous monitoring. Affords the clinical experience to attain strong critical thinking skills, vast knowledge of disease processes and body systems, and robust care management skills. The ICU at Duke Regional offers phenomenal teamwork, multi-disciplinary collaboration and professional respect - a dynamic environment for professional development. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. -Eligible for Relocation Assistance - -Shift Information -Fulltime: 36 hours per weekThree (3) 12-hour shiftsNight shift (7p-7a) -General Description of this Role -Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders 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. -Duties and Responsibilities of this Role -
    • Plan, provide, and document professional nursing care, utilizing the nursing process, by physician orders and established policies and procedures under the supervision of the team leader or charge nurse.
    • Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
    • Assist other healthcare personnel in the delivery of patient care. Participate in maintaining the environment of care including equipment and material resources.
    • Prioritize work organization and identify resources available to assist in completing components of care promptly.
    • Participate in professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs, and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
    • Support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and assist in performance improvement activities.
    • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. -Minimum QualificationsEducation -
      • Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or 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. -Experience -
        • 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.
        • CN Is are eligible for promotion to CN II by meeting criteria set forth by the DUHS Vizient Nurse Residency Program within 12 months of hire.
        • Promotions can occur at 12 months of hire, but no later than 18 months of hire. -Degrees, Licensures, Certifications -
          • Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina.
          • BLS required. -Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities -
            • Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and NCA
            • Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
            • Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure
            • Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families
            • Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
            • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
            • Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others
            • Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care
            • Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up
            • Ability to use fine motor skills
            • Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area
            • Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status
            • Ability to use computer and learn new software programs
            • Able to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools
            • Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients
            • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.
            • Ability to remain focused and organized
            • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients
            • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
            • Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirements
            • Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing 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. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Cary , Registered Nurse (RN) ICU, Healthcare , Morrisville, North Carolina

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