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New Grad RN - Duke Raleigh Hospital, Med. Surg. Stepdown Unit, Full-Time

Company: Duke Health
Location: Coats
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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 education programs. 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 - (less than 1 yr exp.) - -Duke Raleigh Hospital - Medical-Surgical Stepdown Unit -Day or Night Shift Full-Time - - Three - 12 hr. shifts per week = 36 hrs. - -General Description of the Job ClassPlan 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. -Duties and Responsibilities of this LevelPlan, 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 nurse.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 activities.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. -Required Qualifications at this LevelEducation: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 classification. -Experience:No experience required -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 NCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their familiesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of careAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area or organizationAbility to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computer and learn new software programsAbility to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation toolsAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remain focused and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirementsPre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required -Distinguishing Characteristics of this LevelN/A -The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.Duke University 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 FunctionsCertain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job 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. - - 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. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Raleigh , New Grad RN - Duke Raleigh Hospital, Med. Surg. Stepdown Unit, Full-Time, Healthcare , Coats, North Carolina

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