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CLINICAL NURSE II-HERITAGE PEDS-Wake Forest-FT
Requisition Number:: 167560
Date: Nov 21, 2021
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: DUKE PRIMARY CARE
Duke Primary Care is the largest primary care network in the greater
Triangle area with family medicine and internal medicine providers, and
pediatricians in 34 locations throughout the Triangle.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a MagnetÂ® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North
Carolinaâ€™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!
CLINICAL NURSE II-DPC-HERITAGE PEDS-WAKE FOREST-FT
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.
Plan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing care utilizing
the nursing process for patients in accordance with physician orders and
established policies and procedures.
Use professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of care based
on assessment of the patient's baseline needs and response to care.
Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and
unlicensed care providers.
Assist other nursing personnel in the de livery of nursing care and act as
team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unit as
Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care
including equipment and material resources.
Participate in own professional development by maintaining required
competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate
assistance or educational offerings.
Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal
Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance
improvement opportunities and in performance improvement activities.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
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
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,
Health care team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others
Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan
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.
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 oftheir start date and to complete the program
within five years of their start date.
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.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS
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
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