Registered Nurse (Experienced RN or New RN) - Neurology - Offsite Morreene Rd. Clinic - Durham
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 159140
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 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area.
For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
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's Offsite Neuro Clinic seeks to hire Registered Nurses who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
The Neuro Clinic - Patient population includes a variety of different neurological disorders, including Headache, ALS, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, movement disorders, and memory disorders such as Alzheimer's. The clinic includes Physical and Occupational Therapists specialized in the treatment of patients with Neurological and Pain Disorders, as well as specialty Psychiatrists and Psychologists.
Work Hours & Shifts:
Full-time, Monday-Friday; Varying daytime shift No weekends or Holidays
Assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families.
Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in ambulatory settings, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager, charge nurse or practice manager.
Communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others.
Collect and analyze patient data, make recommendations for nursing care plans, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriately nursing actions taken and patient responses.
Teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care.
Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care and serve as a team leader.
Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care, including equipment and material resources.
Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities.
Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvement activities.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014, and April 11, 2021
Candidates without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are expected to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date but must complete the program within five years of their start date Registered nurses hired before July 1, 2014, are not required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification
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
Previous neuro experience is preferred
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina
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