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Registered Nurse (Experienced RN) - Inpatient Research Clinic -
Rotational Shifts - Durham
Requisition Number: 205968
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: DUKE HOSPITAL
Date: Aug 1, 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!
DukeHealth's Inpatient Research Center seeks to hire a Clinical Nurse
(Experienced or New Grad) who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health
Clinic 3N oversees the management of participants who have agreed to be a part
of a research protocol. The protocols vary and include pediatric to adult
participants and visits range from same day appointments to multiple overnight
stays. While designated a clinic, there is a requirement for occasional night
and weekend shifts to cover the needs of these protocols.
Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in clinic, utilizing
the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders, research
protocols and established policies and procedures, under the supervision
of the nurse manager, charge nurse or practice manager.
Collect participant data in accordance with research protocols, evaluate
nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriately nursing
actions taken and participant responses.
Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and
unlicensed care providers.
Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of participant care and
serves as team leader.
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.
Support the development of other staff and formal learners.
Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety
related performance improvement opportunities.
Ability to complete research protocol specific training in a timely manner
Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvement activities.
Perform other related duties in practical nurse and all unlicensed
Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures
Ability to teach research participants and families in accordance with the
Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,
interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status
Ability to navigate the entity to provide protocol driven care to research
participants and to support clinical care should it be needed
Schedule: Day/ Night Rotation with weekend schedules as needed.
Must have an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher),
Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma. (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.)
Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina
1+ years of RN experience
Clinical research experience preferred
BCLS certification is required.
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
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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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