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New Grad RN - Duke University Hospital - General Medicine Stepdown (8
East) - Day/Night Rotating
Requisition Number: 197026
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: DUKE HOSPITAL
Date: Jun 17, 2022
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 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report
ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 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 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!
New Grad RN
Duke University Hospital
General Medicine Stepdown Unit (8 East)
Located in Duke Medicine Pavilion, 8th Floor
Duke University Health System seeks to hire an experienced Registered Nurse
who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
The General Medicine Stepdown Unit (8 East) contain a total of 24
inpatient beds. Our team of nursing staff provide exceptional care to patients
with complex medical conditions including Covid, Trauma, Transplant, Neuro,
Cardiac, OB and Oncology.
Fantastic opportunity to be a part of a new unit at Duke University
Hospital with multiple learning opportunities and growth within the unit.
Affords the clinical experience to attain strong critical thinking skills,
vast knowledge of disease processes and body systems, and robust care
We are a diverse, highly functioning team that collaborates with all
members of the healthcare team to provide exceptional and compassionate
patient care. We put the patient at the center of everything we do.
To maximize your learning experience, you will work 3, 12 hour shifts, 7a/7p,
day/night rotating shifts. Full Time. 36 hours per week.
What you will do:
As a Clinical Nurse in Duke University Health System, you will plan and
provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with the medical
and nursing plans of care 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 and document professional nursing care, utilizing the
nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established
policies and procedures under the supervision of the team leader or charge
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 in a timely manner.
Participate in own 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
What you can expect:
Multitask in myriad ways – document assessments, plan of care,
interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status, access
nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients, independently seek
out resources and work collaboratively.
Educate patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care.
Relationship management with patients, families, visitors, healthcare
team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others.
What we'll provide:
New Graduate Nurses: 8 weeks of paid orientation, weekly and bi-weekly meetings with preceptor and leader, and monthly nurse residency classes and the completion of a unit-focused project.
Opportunities for a Lifetime. Duke University Health System is committed
to providing robust learning and development from the Office of Continuing
Clinical Ladder Advancement
Tuition Assistance and Nurse Loan Forgiveness
Relocation Grant and Sign On Bonus
Nursing Specialty Certification Bonus
Employee Referral Bonus
Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Pension plan and
What you will need:
Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher)
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.
Licensure and Certification Required:
Current registration with North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a
registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to practice
in the state of North Carolina 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
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