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Registered Nurse (Experienced OR New Grad RN) - Ortho/Neuro/Spine - Duke Raleigh Hospital

Company: Duke Health
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Duke Raleigh Hospital 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 teammembers. 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 orthopaedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke. 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) Registered Nurse - Experienced Or New Grad RN - Duke Raleigh Hospital's NEW South Tower


    Relocation Bonuses also available for New Grads AND Experienced Nurses!

    Duke University Health System - Duke Raleigh Hospital seeks to hire a Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

    Job Code: 4024
    FLSA: N
    Job Level: F2
    Supervisory Responsibility: No

    Department Profile:

    Located at Duke Raleigh's new South Pavilion, 3700 is a Ortho/Neuro Spine and Neuro Stepdown Unit consisting of 32 inpatient beds. The team has Commitment to Zero Harm of their patients, and this is executed through their dedication to providing exceptional patient care and customer service. The typical patient population is postoperative spine, both ortho-spine and neuro-spine, and patients who have been diagnosed with a stroke and/or neurology related procedure. Although the unit specializes in adult patients, they also care for a specific population of pediatric adolescents who undergo spine surgery. South Pavilion 3700 occasionally absorbs overflow orthopaedic joint surgical patients and general medicine patients.

    Work Hours & Shifts:

    Full Time; 36 hrs/week.

    Three 12-hr. shifts per week.

    NIGHTS 7p-7a

    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 assessment of the patient's baseline needs and response to care.

    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 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 preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal learners.

    Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and in performance improvement activities.

    Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

    Required Qualifications at this Level 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 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 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 collaboratively

    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

    Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others

    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 patients

    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 precautions

    Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirements

    Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required

    Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

    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 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 , Registered Nurse (Experienced OR New Grad RN) - Ortho/Neuro/Spine - Duke Raleigh Hospital, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina

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