Duke Homecare & Hospice
Duke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice, home health and infusion services as well as serves as the home for the Duke Caregiver Support Program. Our Hospice team works closely with a patientâ€™s physician to provide comprehensive, individualized care in the comfort their home or at our inpatient hospice facility located in Durham. Our team of nurses, therapists, social workers, counselors, and chaplains help patients and their families manage advanced medical conditions.
Duke Home Health provides services in a patientâ€™s home that include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social service, home health aides, and pain and wound management. Our infusion team comes to a patientâ€™s home to administer intravenous medications, including antibiotics and chemotherapy, to children and adults. Our nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, and patient services coordinators work under the direction of a patientâ€™s doctor to monitor needs and treatment.
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!
To have the opportunity to speak to someone further about this position, please click this link to schedule with a recruiter: https://calendly.com/jacqueline-huff/homecare-hospice-information
Learn more about the gift you are able to provide to families during their end of life experience with their loved ones: (29) Duke Hospice Nurses Give the Gift of Goodbye - YouTube ; (29) Hospice Nursing to Comfort not Cure - YouTube
Please Click These Links to Hear One of Duke's Nurse's View of the Gift of Hospice: (58) Hospice Nursing is a Profession of the Heart - YouTube
The Duke HomeCare and Hospice program serves 9 counties, and our Home Infusion Program offers multi-state coverage (NC, SC, VA). Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.
Duke HomeCare and Hospice differs from other home health companies in many amazing ways. Please see a list of some of those reasons below:
- No call or weekend requirements
- Manageable caseloads and territories
- Commitment to safety for both patients and employees
- Mileage reimbursement rate equal to federal rate of $0.58/mile
- Extensive orientation of 12+ weeks based on individual needs
Shifts: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:30PM, 9:30AM-6:00PM, or 10AM-6:30PM. The start time will be a set time each day and decided upon by the Nurse and the manager for this role.
- As a Hospice Registered 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 Hospice Registered 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 of 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.
- 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. (If expired, this training will be provided during orientation.)
- Professional specialty certification (preferred)
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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