CLINICAL NURSE II CARDIOTHORACIC OPERATING ROOM DUKE UNIV HOSPITAL

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!

Experienced OR Nurses who join our Cardiothoracic OR Service are eligible for:

$20k+ Incentives!

* Relocation Expenses * Interview Expenses * Sign-On Bonus * Retention Bonus *



Registered Nurse– Duke University Hospital - Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit

Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Clinical Nurse II in our Cardiothoracic Operating Room Unit who will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives Transforming Care.

The Cardiothoracic Unit at Magnet-designated Duke University Hospital has excellent opportunities for CTOR RNs to join our interdisciplinary team.

With 57 total operating rooms, 18 surgeons and an interdisciplinary team of PAs, RNs, Surgical Technologists, Anesthesia Technicians, Surgical Attendants and Perfusionists, we perform multiple procedures on patients from pediatrics through geriatrics, including:

  • CABGs
  • Valves
  • VADs
  • Aortic aneurysms
  • ECMO
  • Pediatric congenital cases
  • VATS
  • Esophagogastrectomy
  • Nissen Fundoplication


The team is also responsible for covering all pediatric and adult ECMOs throughout the hospital, all pediatric chest wash outs, closures, PDAs, and open chest codes for adults. Among the world’s most comprehensive and respected heart programs, Duke Heart has pioneered many milestones that are now global standards of cardiac care. Our patients’ high survival rates, the number of heart procedures we perform and our comprehensive support services explain why we’ve been a top 10 program for the last 20 years.

There’s no such thing as a typical day. If you want to learn something new every single day and work with a team that does everything in their power to get patients through surgery, come meet our team!

Preferred Qualifications: One Year Operating Room Experience

Duke North /DMP Surgical Services includes eight specialties offering new and exciting opportunities in both adult and pediatrics using the latest technological advancements including two intraoperative MRI suites and two intraoperative CT suites. Our Eye Center operating rooms provide highly specialized surgery for all ophthalmology including; glaucoma/corneal transplant, cataracts, vitreo-retinal, Neuro-ophthalmology and pediatrics.

• General Surgery

• Cardiothoracic

• Orthopedics

• Plastics

• Neurosurgery

• Otolaryngology Head & Neck (ENT)

• Gynecology

• Urology

• Robotics

• Transplant

Job Summary:

As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere. The Clinical Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities. Utilizing the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. Plan and provide advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients in guided by DUHS Professional Practice model participate in the clinical ladder program, educational activities, departmental committees, research projects or other health related projects as assigned. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:

* Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is preferred; at least one year previous work experience as a registered nurse is required for a CN2 role.

* Graduation from an accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program is required.

o 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

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:

* Current registration with North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina required.

* BLS (or higher) certification required.

* Professional specialty certification (preferred).

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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