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!

Occ Summary

Independently plan and provide professional nu rsipolicies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patients and fami lieng care for patients inaccordance with physician orders and establish eds inaccordance with the scope ofthe RN as defined by the North Caroli naBoard of Nursing.Nurses hired into this limited benefited classificati onwill commit towork a minimum number of hours in a designated inpatient nursingdepartment. Compensation is a flat rate that is based on years of experience.

Work Performed

Plan, provide, supervise a nd document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing process for p atients in accordance with physicianorders and established policies andp rocedures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and response to care.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed andu nlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing personnel in the deliveryo f nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group of pati ents or an entire unitas assigned.Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment ofcare including equipment and material res ources.Participate in own professional development by maintaining requir edcompetencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassist ance or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and support the developme nt of other staff and formallearners.Participate in the identificationof clinical or operational performanceimprovement opportunities and inperf ormance improvement activities.Perform other related duties incidental t o the work described herein.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical n urse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing proce ssKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility toasse ss nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand their families Ability to independently seekout resources and work collaborativelyAbil ity to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, p hysicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to teach patient s and families in accordance with the nursingplan of careAbility touse s ensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, tre atment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent inBLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignated by workareaAbi lity to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,interventi ons, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use comput er and learn new software programsAble to document and communicate perti nent information using computerand/or paper documentation toolsAbility t o navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility towit hstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remain focusedand organi zedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved inadministeri ngroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledgeof infectio n control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledgeand completi on of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-employment P hysical Capacity Testing Required

Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


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.


Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required.

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.




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Posted: 10/14/2020
Application Due: 12/13/2020
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