Registered Nurse (New Grads) -Duke Raleigh, ICU, Nights
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology
in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of
Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35
years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital
provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services,
including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic
and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including
the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced
digestive care, disease management, and prevention, wound healing,
outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic,
same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high
performing in orthopedics and five adult procedures/conditions:
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney
failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke.
NEW GRAD RN - ICU - DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL - NIGHT SHIFT
Work Hours - 7:00 pm to 7:00 am = 12 hr. shift x 3 = 36 hr. per
week. Weekends and Holidays per unit needs.
Generous Shift Diff., Tuition Reimbursement program, 8 weeks paid
orientation & 12-18 month residency program.
General Description of the Job Class
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.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
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 an assessment of the patient's baseline needs and response
Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and
unlicensed care providers.
Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and
act as a team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an
entire unit as assigned.
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 a preceptor and support the development of other staff and
Participate in the identification of clinical or operational
performance improvement opportunities and performance improvement
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described
Required Qualifications at this Level
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
expected 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
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, Licensure, and/or Certification
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North
Carolina. BLS required.
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 their families
Ability to independently seek out resources and work
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,
healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and
Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the
nursing plan of care
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
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
Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing 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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