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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!

Speciality Nursing – Invitation Only RN Virtual Hiring Event

Date 10/29/20

Time 1:30PM-5:30PM

This virtual interview event will take place via Zoom (video conferencing platform) on the date listed above. You will be required to login 10 minutes prior to the start event.

During this event you will:

  • Hear from our Nurse Recruiter
  • View a service line – virtual presentation
  • Participate in breakout activities for virtual meet and greet
  • Conclude with prescheduled 20 min interviews for participating department/units

To receive an invitation please complete this online job application in its entirety. Once your application is submitted, a member or our recruitment team will reach out to you to discuss and review your requirements and previous experience. Pending that initial screening, if you meet the requirements, you will receive your invitation.

Participating Units:

  1. Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR)- Clinical Research Nurse
  2. Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) - Clinical Research Nurse
  3. Occupational Health Nurse
  4. Duke Homecare and Hospice
  5. Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist
  6. Behavioral Health
  7. Case Management
  8. Clinical Education and Professional Development

Service line Description:

1. The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) is housed within the Duke University School of Medicine. DOCR provides navigation, tools, and training to support the conduct of clinical research in which Duke serves as an investigative site. DOCR is a consolidated group of research support professionals who are skilled in all aspects of clinical research, including study startup, database development, and project coordination.

During Fiscal Year 2019, over 22,300 patients participated in 1,062 active clinical research studies at Duke. Of those studies that were open to enrollment, 29% are funded by industry, 11% were funded by the NIH, 6% funded by other federal/foundation, and 54% were funded internally.

2. Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) brings together the world-class resources of Duke University, Duke Health and the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center into a single collaborative powerhouse. We've organized our flagship cancer center to assemble each patient's clinical team and treatment resources in a single building. With centers in North Durham and Wake County, we also provide Duke quality cancer care closer to home.

3. Employee Occupational Health and Wellness (EOHW) serves the entire Duke University and Health System workforce with three closely aligned programs -Employee Occupational Health; LIVE FOR LIFE; and Personal Assistance Program- which emphasize a proactive approach to improving health and productivity and preventing disease.

Employee Occupational Health offers services for Duke's employees such as flu shots, FMLA management, health review for animal handlers, placement health review and tuberculosis screening.

LIVE FOR LIFE offers a variety of programs and services, such as health assessments and education, smoking cessation programs, fitness activities and nutrition activities, to help eligible faculty, staff and family members reach their health and fitness goals.

Personal Assistance Program is the faculty/employee assistance program of Duke University. The staff of licensed professionals offer assessment, short-term counseling, and referrals to help resolve a range of personal, work, and family problems. PAS services are available at no charge to Duke faculty and staff, and their immediate family members.

4. Duke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice, home health and infusion services. Hospice care is offered to terminally ill patients in their home, skilled-nursing facilities, assisted-living facilities, and at our two inpatient facilities located in Hillsborough and Durham, North Carolina.

The Duke HomeCare and Hospice program serves 9 counties and a 60 mile radius, and our Home Infusion Program offers multi-state coverage (NC, SC, VA). Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.

5.) Duke University Hospital Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist

At Duke nurse practitioners face challenging and complex patient populations. Each patient has a unique history and condition requiring the nurse practitioner to use his or her diagnostic reasoning to solve the case. Nurse practitioners take detailed history, conduct thorough physical exams, and interpret appropriate laboratory and imaging tests. Following diagnosis, nurse practitioners develop individualized treatment plans for each of their patients, which might include prescribing medication and providing health counseling.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) improves the care provided to patients through contributions in the patient/family, nurse/healthcare team, and systems spheres of influence. The CNS provides direct patient care services. The CNS serves as a clinical expert. He/She contributes to quality of care through education, mentoring, monitoring outcomes and providing feedback, and promoting evidence based practice. The CNS improves institutional performance by collaborating and/or providing leadership in the development and implementation of systems resources including health system policies, procedures, and protocols, education initiatives, and other Champion Program. The CNS contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership in the organization.

6.) Behavioral Health-The current inpatient Behavioral Health facilities at Duke Williams Unit and Duke Regional will be transitioning to a new state of the art facility located on the Duke Regional Campus in early Spring of 2021. The new unit will be comprised 42 inpatient rooms which will all be private. Duke strives to provide experienced and compassionate mental health care to adults 18 years and older through an interdisciplinary approach which is comprised of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, recreational therapist, and clinical social workers.

7). Case Managment- Responsible for managing a caseload including coordination and timely completion of: assessments, implementation and evaluation of discharge plans and care transitions across the continuum of care. Provides education and guidance to providers, patients and families while working with Utilization Management partners to provide feedback that will enhance negotiations and denial prevention with payers.

8). Clinical Education and Professional Development- Provides staff development expertise as an educator, consultant, facilitator, change agent, leader and researcher. Supports the development of the clinical staff, and fosters empowerment through knowledge to achieve excellence in the delivery of evidenced-based care.

Job Requirements:


  • Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program.
    • All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.


  • CNII - Experienced RN - At least twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required as an RN.

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

  • 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 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.




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Posted: 9/30/2020
Application Due: 10/29/2020
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