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!

LPN ORTHO TRAUMA-1-H-Summary Work Performed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level Characteristics following:

  • Working Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair directed, physician performed, physician correspondence including record specimens
  • Perform other clinical functions as delegated by supervisor
  • Answer telephones-explaining treatment procedures to patients
  • Greet patients, arrange for laboratory services
  • Schedule appointments age-specific competencies
  • Take medical histories and record vital signs
  • Perform routine administrative and patient care support duties
  • Fill out insurance forms; good customer service skills
  • Telephone/ handle billing and bookkeeping duties
  • Change sterile and non-sterile dressings, remove staples
  • Authorize drug refills as directed
  • Administrative duties may include but not limited to the update and file
  • Perform other administrative duties as examinations and procedures examination and procedures
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed
  • Remove Assisting physician during the
  • Sterilize medical instruments, patient medical records
  • Prepare patients for collection and prepare laboratory and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document in patient
  • Dispose of contaminated supplies, X-rays, tests and procedures
  • Take electrocardiograms
  • Arrange for hospital prescriptions to a pharmacy
  • Draw blood
  • Duties may include but not limited to the Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content
  • Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises precautions
  • Knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety
  • Working knowledge of procedures and tech procedures and techniques involved
  • Daily clinic preparation
  • Working knowledge of sterile techniques knowledge of infection control procedures and safety in administering routine and special treatments to patients, and clinic staff
  • Work requires the ability to and special procedures that are applicable to work in a clinic setting.
  • Registration, scheduling, charge posting, order entry.to establish and maintain effective working relationship s with patients
  • Able to document and communicate pertinent information, precautions applicable for understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquire education and medical assistant program to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure office health system medical practice
  • Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Education-Work requires graduation from an accredited PracticalNurse program.

    Experience-No experience required.

    Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

    Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure is 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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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/29/2020
    Application Due: 3/29/2021
    Work Type: Full Time