Registered Nurse - Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Procedure Unit
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 170696
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Clinical Nurse II– Duke University Hospital – Day Shift
Duke University Health System- Duke University Hospital seeks to hire an experienced Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
Department Profile: The Children's Health Center at Duke University Hospital is comprised of pediatric outpatient clinics. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.
Department Profile: The Pediatric Gastroenterology (GI) Department and Pediatric Procedure Unit at Duke Children's is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience.
This position, of GI Triage RN, will provide triage support and care coordination for this complex patient population with motility disorders. This position will work closely with the faculty directors of Pediatric Gastroenterology. This position will also have direct patient care in the Procedure Unit, assisting with motility procedures; facilitating continuity of care. We are looking for someone with the ability to establish a strong rapport with patients and families by phone, coordinate services, and provide education and nursing support to patients and families in and out of the clinic setting.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:
A solid background in Pediatric Nursing
Experience with telephone triage or managed care coordination
Flexible attitude with the ability to function both independently and as a team member, assisting patients/ families through home care coordination and in the clinic setting
Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others
**This position involves both direct and indirect patient care (estimated 0.6 Triage and 0.4 procedure unit/clinical role). **
Triage calls resolving problems within scope; gather relevant information and coordinate follow-up with providers to develop plan and convey plan back to patients. Attend clinic to meet and begin patient education with all new patients. Document communication in Maestro care and manage inbasket messages regarding care.
Patient care coordination will be done in an office setting on non-clinic days
Patient care coordination involves assisting with refills, entering labs/studies needed during appointments, triage patient phone calls, coordinating various appointments/studies, etc., prior authorizations
Preorder labs for outpatient procedures
Assist with motility procedures in the procedure Unit (including procedure prep, assisting during procedure, post-care and discharge)
Work with CMA to delegate appropriate tasks to ensure quality patient care
Coordinate new patient appointments assuring all necessary medical records, neuroimaging, and labs have been obtained from outside facilities
Coordinate diagnostic testing and outpatient appointments here at Duke, or at an outside facilities
Work Hours & Shifts: Full Time: Hours may vary, but will typically fall within a standard Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm schedule.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
- Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is required.
- 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.
- Professional specialty certification (preferred).
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