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(r) 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
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Operational Hours 7:30am-8pm M-F and 8:00am-6pm Saturdays Nurse primary hours will be 10 hour day shifts 7:30am - 6:00pm, rotating 9:30-8pm covering Monday - Friday. Typically 1-2 Saturdays per month, 8am - 6pm. Schedule may be changed by administrative or clinical leadership to meet department needs.
The Duke Hospital Specialty Infusion Center (DSIC) Registered Nurse provides care of patients receiving infusion and procedural treatments by collaborating with referring medical providers, pharmacy and other auxiliary team members from all non-oncology therapeutic areas of medicine and surgery. The Registered Nurse performs intake assessments, collects and documents data, implements diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, provides appropriate interventions, administers medication, and coordinates the care and discharge of patients. The Register Nurse contribute to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership to the organization. - Able to clearly articulate scope of practice, and practices within those guidelines as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and within the Duke University Health System. - Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively to solve complex problems - Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership, and others. - Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, perform health assessments, treatment, and follow-up. - Able to use fine motor skills - Able to record activities, document assessments & interventions; prepare reports and presentations; - Able to use computer and learn new software programs - Able to provide leadership in clinical area of expertise and in meeting organizational goals - Able to navigate the Hospital and DUHS to provide clinical expertise to specific patient populations - Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds - Able to remain focused and organized - Able to work collaboratively with all levels of personnel
Administer infusion drugs ordered in DSIC to include, but not limited to: - IV antibiotic and antiviral therapies - Transfusion of blood products - Chemotherapeutic Agents - Monoclonal-antibody therapy - Bisphosphonates - Antineoplastic Agents - IV immunoglobulin - Iron Infusions - Biologics - Biological Response Modifiers - Corticosteroids - Pain Medications via injection therapy and PCA - Lasix drips - Electrolyte Replacement - Hydration Therapy - Therapeutic phlebotomy - Pain Management - Central Line catheter care - Routine Venipuncture - Declotting Vascular Access Devices with Thrombolytics
Minimum Qualifications Education
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 fiveyears 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.
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Internal Number: 41401
About Duke University Health System
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.