Registered Nurse (RN) - General Surgery Trauma Stepdown (2100) Night Shift

Duke University
September 18, 2023
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Registered Nurse (RN) - General Surgery Trauma Stepdown (2100) Night


Work Arrangement:

Requisition Number: 235863

Regular or Temporary: Regular


Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area: DUKE HOSPITAL

Date: Aug 18, 2023

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 Raleigh-Durham area.

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!
  • Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
  • Occ Summary

    Plan and provide professional nursing care for ptics


    families inaccordance with the scope of the RN as de fined by the NorthParticipate in maintaining the environment of care inc luding equipmentannd maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearlility to record activities, document assessments, plan ofcare,intervento withstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to re main focused andiders.Assist other healthcare personnel in the delivery ofpatient care.organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques i nvolved in admis and supervise the activities of other licensed andunlic ensed care provions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbili ty to use compunisteringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorkin gknowledge ofinfection control procedures and safety precautionsWorkingk nowledge andessional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nur sing needs otrators, leadership and othersAbility to teach patients andf amilies inaccordance with the nursingplan of careAbility to use sensory and cogniteducational offerings.Support the development of other staffan d formaly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, physicians, administy to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsA bility tatients in accordancewith the medical and nursing plans of care and estatencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassis tance orlearners.Participate in the identification of clinical or operat ional pe of and appropriate application of the nursing processKnowledge of profter and learn new software programsAbility to document and commun icate pes under the supervision of the team leader orcharge nurse.Delega te taskParticipate in own professional development by maintaining requir edcompeertinent information using computerand/or paper documentationtool sAbiliblished policies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patien ts andavailable to assist in completing components of care in atimely ma nner.f scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse andNCAKno wledgdently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establ ish alized life support requirementsdesignated by work area or organizat ionAbCarolinaBoard of Nursing.

    Work Performed

    Plan, p rovidd material resources. Prioritize work organization and identifyreso urcesd herein.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowle dge of acute and chronically ill patientsand their familiesAbility to in depencompletion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre -empive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, treatment, and f olloerformanceimprovement opportunities and assist in performance improv emenin accordance with physician orders and establishedpolicies andproce dure and document professional nursing care, utilizing thenursing proces s,loyment Physical Capacity Testing Required

    Level Characterisw- upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other speciata ctivities.Perform otherrelated duties incidental to the work describe

    Minimum Qualifications Education

    Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and April 11, 2021 without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are encouraged to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date but must complete the program within five years of their start date. Registered nurses hired before July 1, 2014 are not required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification.


    No experience required

    Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

    Must have currentor compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS 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.

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