NURSE CLINICIAN-DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL

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 1,300 people.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. In fiscal year2018, Duke Raleigh Hospital admitted 9,484 patients and had 230,957 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as #14 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.

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!

Nurse Clinician Summary-DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL

The Nurse Clinician is responsible and accountable for clinical expertise for specific patient populations. The incumbent functions as a clinician, educator, investigator, consultant and leader. Clinical judgments are based on a synthesis of current research, concepts, principles, theories, and outcomes to solve complex problems. The Nurse Clinician functions as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team, contributing to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and in providing leadership to the organization.


Work Performed

  • Provides specialized nursing treatment, care, and education to patients in accordance with physician/nursing orders and established policies and procedures
  • Serves as a resource to patients and families, providing preoperative counseling and follow-up problem solving after discharge from the hospital
  • Coordinates the development, utilization, and evaluation of appropriate educational resources and interventions that assist the patient/caregiver in developing the skills for self-care
  • Promotes evidence-based practice through staff education and participation in developing, implementing, and evaluating process standards such as plans of care, protocols, and guidelines
  • As an APS member, collaborates in preparing standardized orders (CPOE) and protocol-driven practice updates and reviews
  • Assesses the educational needs of the patient/caregiver as it relates to the disease process, alterations in function, and assimilation back into the home and community.
  • Utilize current nursing and clinical research to support evidence-based clinical decision-making and practice
  • Participates in quality/performance improvement programs and projects, product evaluation, outcomes evaluation studies and/or clinical research.
  • Utilizes teaching and l earning theories to assist patients and families with physical and emotional impact of body changes and chronic illness
  • Provides clinical experience in a preceptor role for nursing students attending institutions that have contractual agreements with DUHS
  • Participates in the orientation of new nursing staff and provides expert coaching and guidance through both formal and informal one-on-one teaching with nursing staff.
  • The work environment involves risk discomforts that are typical of an acute care setting to include working with patients under isolation and universal precautions.
  • It requires safety precautions, ongoing education and health risk monitoring
  • Contact with specimens, chemicals, sharps, radiation, technical equipment and fumes are possible
  • Employees are required to wear personal protective attire according to hospital policies and OSHA guidelines
  • The work activity and patient acuity levels can create a stressful atmosphere


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-STATISTICAL REPORTINGANALYZE TRENDSSTATISTICAL ANALYSISDATA VERIFICATIONDATA CODING- GENERALDATA ANALYSIS

Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required

Level Characteristics-N/A


Minimum Qualifications

Education -BSN required

Experience -3 years of nursing experience required

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required. 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.

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/10/2020
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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