Registered Nurse PRN - Blood Cancer Treatment Room Durham, NC
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 240138
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About Duke University Hospital -
Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
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)
Independently plan and provide professional nuedpolicies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patients and fa milies inaccordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Car oliexperience.
Plan, provide, supervis e and document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing process fo r pnursingdepartment. Compensation is a flat rate that is based on years ofcare based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and response tof nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group of pa tients or an entire unitas assigned.Monitor and initiate corrective acti onedcompetencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassi stance or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and support the develop meources.Participate in own professional development by maintaining requ irto maintain the environment ofcare including equipment and material re srsing care for patients inaccordance with physician orders and establishnaBoard of Nursing.Nurses hired into this limited benefited classificat ient information using computerand/or paper documentation toolsAbility t onavigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to wit
rocedures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individuali ze the plan ofhysical Capacity Testing Required
Level Charac teristics
onwill commit towork a minimum number of hours in a design ated inpatientatients in accordance with physicianorders and established policies andpcare.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed andunlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing personnel in the deliveryont of other staff and formallearners.Participate in the ide ntificationofclinical or operational performanceimprovement opportunitie s and inperformance improvement activities.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills a nd Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the n ursing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAb ility toassess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand th eir familiesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collabo rativelyAbilommunicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthc are team, phity to establish and maintain effective working relationship sAbilityto cysicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to te ach patientsand families in accordance with the nursingplan of careAbili ty touse sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinform ation, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent inBLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignated by w orkareaAbility to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computer and learn new software programsAble to document and communi cate pertinhstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remain focuse dand organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administeringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledgea nd completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-e mployment P
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.
2 years of appropriate clinical experience required
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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