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Registered Nurse - Inpatient Medical Oncology Stepdown Raleigh, NC

Company: Dukehealth.org
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: November 25, 2022

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) Duke Raleigh Hospital - North Pavilion 5200 (Medical - Surgical Oncology Unit) seeks to hire Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of -Advancing Health Together. Unit Summary: NP 5200 is a 37-bed inpatient adult medical/stepdown oncology unit. Our main patient populations involve symptom management for oncology patients, administration of chemotherapeutic agents, and end-of-life care. Nursing care is provided in collaboration with other departments and disciplines including hospital medicine, surgical services, pharmacy, case management, social work, nurse navigators, dieticians, and chaplain services. The unit is also part of Duke Cancer Institute of Wake County, which provides comprehensive cancer treatment for patients in Wake County receiving care across the continuum of inpatient and ambulatory settings. Work Hours & Shifts:
    • 12-hour shifts (7A to 7P Days) or (7P to 7A Nights)
    • Weekend expectation: up to 96 hours per 8-week schedule
    • Major holidays are assigned upon hire on a 3 year rotating schedule Job Summary: Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures. RNs with no previous oncology/chemo experience will be skilled to administer chemotherapy/immunotherapy within 6-8 months of hire. We offer didactic education and hands-on precepted orientation for chemotherapy/immunotherapy administration based on ONS/APHON guidelines, DUHS policies and procedures, and appropriate evidence in practice standards. RNs will complete the ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Certificate Course within 24 months of initial chemotherapy/immunotherapy competency with DUHS. Job Duties:
      • Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing
      • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
      • Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and act
      • Assist in the development and implementation of general policies and responses.
      • Provide direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control of as assigned -with physician orders and established policies and procedures to include collecting and analyzing patient data, developing and implementing nursing care plans, establishing interpersonal relationships with patients, evaluating nursing care given and communicating to proper personnel relevant facts about patients, action taken and patient as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unit material resources; appraise quality and effectiveness of material and equipment and report results to head nurse; maintain standards of cleanliness in assigned areas.
      • Observe activities of nursing staff and make recommendations to nursing management for improvement in the quality and effectiveness of nursing care given -procedures designed to effect efficiency of operations. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients plan of care
        • Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements regulatory requirements
        • Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing
        • Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
        • Ability to use computer and learn new software programs and their families
        • Ability to use fine motor skills designated by work area
        • Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care
        • Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients
        • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
        • Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
        • Ability to remain focused and organized
        • Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure
        • Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors
        • Able to document and communicate pertinent information using computer routine and special treatments to patients interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others and/or paper documentation tools NCA Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering
        • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
        • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking
        • Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required Minimum Requirements: Education Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN/ADN program. Registered nurses hired after -July 1, 2014 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. Experience -New graduates or experienced RN's may apply Degrees, Licensures, Certifications Must have current or 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.

Keywords: Dukehealth.org, Raleigh , Registered Nurse - Inpatient Medical Oncology Stepdown Raleigh, NC, Other , Raleigh, North Carolina

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