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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
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Clinical Nurse I (New Graduate): Duke Critical Care Float Pool
As a Clinical Nurse I with the Duke Critical Care Float Pool you will have the opportunity to provide nursing care to patients in a variety of critical care units throughout the Duke Health System. You will receive orientation in and will eventually float to all critical care units within Duke University Hospital in Durham, as well as the ICU at either Duke Regional Hospital in Durham or Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh. This is an excellent opportunity for nurses who would like to learn about critical care nursing in a variety of specialties (medical, surgical/trauma, CT surgery, cardiology, neuro, respiratory), as well as in a variety of settings including a large academic teaching facility and smaller community hospitals.
This is a full time permanent position. The schedule is 12 hour shifts, day/night rotation.
As a Clinical 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 Clinical 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
Planning and providing advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients in guided by DUHS Professional Practice model
Participating in the clinical ladder program, educational activities, departmental committees, research projects or other health related projects as assigned
Providing nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing
Adhering to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies
Actively participating in outstanding customer service and accepting responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
Recent or upcoming graduates are welcome to apply
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
Prefer candidates who have at least 100 hours in critical care clinical rotation
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.
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.
Supplemental Staff/Float Pool/Registry
Internal Number: 42673
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.