Job description

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach 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!

Occ Summary

Coordinate and maintain a variety of non-clinica l and ancillaryservices of assigned patient care unit(s) or an Operating Roomspecialty unit in support of nursing services to maintain efficienc yand quality of unit operations.

Work Performed

Coor dinate and maintain a variety of non-clinical and ancillaryservices of a ssigned patient care units or an Operating Room specialtyunit including, but not limited to, housekeeping, maintenance, patientsupply services, dietary, clerical support and related unit-supportfunctions.Requisition supplies and equipment, maintenance andrepair services; ensure that main tenance and repair needs are met;track and document lost or damaged equi pment and supplies.Monitorinventoriesand supplies; coordinate routine p rocurement and stockingactivities provided to the unit; analyze usage pa tterns of supplies andrecommend optimal par levels.Collect and analyze d ata related tounit operational activities as directed by nursing managem ent toinclude, but not limited to, personnel records, work hours reports ,overtime reports, budget and expense reports; identify trends andrecomm end corrective actions.Prepare a variety of reports, memos,correspondenc e and related documents as required;maintain unit filesand distribute d ocuments as appropriate.Interpret departmental anddivisional policies an d procedures and ensure unit compliance withestablished hospital, qualit y assurance, safety, and environmentalpolicies for unit operations to exclude clinical care issues.Identify and facilitate resolution of unit op erational problemsindependently; confer with supervisor or nursing manag ement to resolvemore complex problems.Perform other related duties incid ental tothe work described herein.

Knowledge, Skills and Abi lities


Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


Work requires general communications, mathematical and organizational skills normally acquired through completion of an Associate's degree.


Work requires three years experience in administrative functions to include financial management, payroll, supplies/equipment and/or hospital/patient care experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications


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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Posted: 8/27/2020
Application Due: 11/25/2020
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