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

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 SummaryPlan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordancewith the medical and nursing plans of care and established po licies andprocedures.Provide nursing services to patients and families i n accordance with thescope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Bo ard of Nursing.Work PerformedPlan, provide and document professional nur sing care, utilizing thenursing process, in accordance with physician or ders and establishedpolicies and procedures under the supervision of the team leader orcharge nurse.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed andunlicensed care providers.Assist other healthcare p ersonnel in the delivery of patient care.Participate in maintaining the environment of care including equipmentand material resources.Prioritize work organization and identify resources available to assistin completi ng components of care in a timely manner.Participate in own professional development by maintaining requiredcompetencies, identifying learning n eeds and seeking appropriateassistance or educational offerings.Support the development of other staff and formal learners.Participate in theid entification of clinical or operational performanceimprovement opportuni ties and assist in performance improvementactivities.Perform other relat ed duties incidental to the work described herein.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse andNCA Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing pro cess.Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure.Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand their fam ilies.Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaborative ly.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.Abi lity to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others.Ability to teac h patients and families in accordance with the nursingplan of care.Abili ty to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinfor mation, treatment, and follow-up.Ability to use fine motor skills.Compet ent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignated by work area or organization.Ability to record activities, document asse ssments, plan of care,interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of pat ient status.Ability to use computer and learn new software programs.Abil ity to document and communicate pertinent information using computerand/ or paper documentation tools.Ability to navigate the entity to provide c linical care for patients.Ability to withstand prolonged standing and wa lking.Ability to remain focused and organized.Working knowledge of proce dures and techniques involved in administeringroutine and special treatm ents to patients.Working knowledge of infection control procedures and s afetyprecautions.Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO a nd otherregulatory requirements.Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required.Level CharacteristicsN/A

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. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level.

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: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 1/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time