Registered Nurse- Impatient Rehab- PRN- Duke Regional
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 178914
Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
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!
Independently plan and provide professional nursi ng care for patients inaccordance with physician orders and establishedp olicies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families inaccordance with the scope of theRN as defined by the North CarolinaB oard of Nursing.Nurses hired into this limited benefited classificationw ill commit towork a minimum number of hours in a designated inpatientnur singdepartment. Compensation is a flat rate that is based on years ofexp erience.
Plan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing process for pati ents in accordance with physicianorders and established policies andproc edures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individualize the plan of ca re based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and response to ca re.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed andunli censed care providers.Assist other nursing personnel in the deliveryof n ursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group of patient s or an entire unitas assigned.Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment ofcare including equipment and material resour ces.Participate in own professionaldevelopment by maintaining requiredc ompetencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassistanc e or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and formallearners.Participate in the identificationof clinical or operational performanceimprovement opportunities and inperform ance improvement activities.Perform other related duties incidental to t he work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurs e andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processK nowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility toassess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand their familiesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to com municate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, phys icians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to teach patients a nd families in accordance with the nursingplan of careAbility touse sens ory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, treatm ent, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent inBLS and/orother specialized life support requirementsdesignated by workareaAbilit y 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 communicate pertinen t information using computerand/or paper documentation toolsAbility to n avigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to withs tand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remain focusedand organize dWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved inadministering routine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledgeof infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledgeand completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-employment Phy sical 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 of their start date and to complete the program within fiveyears 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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