Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assist, Neuro, Ortho, Ortho Spine - Duke Raleigh Hospital - 40 hrs/wk

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 2,000 team members. 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. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs

Occ Summary

Augment a physician's ability to provide medical services topatients; collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeuticprocedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and profess ionalconsultations and provide direct patient care services.

Work Performed

Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physicianin diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescrib ing necessarytreatment and services for quality patient care;record the normalandabnormal data for review by the physician.Take patienthistori es, conduct physical examinations, and record the date in thepatient's r ecord; write progress notes; prepare patient workups andsummaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings; obtainpsychosocial history re levant to patient care, and assumeresponsibility for developing therapeu tic relationships with patients.Order and schedule laboratory studies an d diagnosticprocedures; explain necessity, preparation, nature and antic ipatedeffects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to thep atient.Carry out therapeutic procedures such as castapplication and remo val, wound suturing and dressing changes; monitorprogress of patients, r eport progress to supervising physician, andmaintain record of each pati ent's progress, consulting with supervisingphysician when patient's prog ress does not meet anticipated and/orpredetermined criteria.Participate in basic science andclinical research projects conducted by supervising physician; preparestatistical reports and analyses setting forth progres s, adverse trendsand appropriate recommendations or conclusions.Review t he workof lower rated employees; train new personnel.Participate inteach ing students and residents in techniquesand procedures which areunique to specific clinical setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilitie s


Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


Work requirescompletion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, with a Master's degree in Nursing.


No experience required. 3 years of RN experience strongly preferred.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. National certification as a NP required prior to or within 6 months of employment.

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.

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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: 11/21/2020
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