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Req ID: 6660

Date: Oct 24, 2019


Durham, NC, US, 27710


Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, womens services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

* Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization

* Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolinas 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!

PRN 0.1 FTEOcc Summary

Independently plan a nd provide professional nursing care for patientsin accordance with phys ician orders and established policies andprocedures. Provide nursing ser vices to patients and families inaccordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North CarolinaBoard of Nursing.

Work Performe d

Plan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process for patients in accordance with physiciano rders and established policies and procedures. Use professional nursingj udgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of thepati ents baseline needs and response to care.Delegate tasks and supervise t he activities of other licensed andunlicensed care providers.Assist othe r nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and actas team leade r or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unitas assigned.M onitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment ofcare including equipment and material resources.Participate in own professio nal developmentby maintaining requiredcompetencies, identifying learnin g needs and seeking appropriateassistance or educational offerings.Act a s preceptor and support the development of other staff and formallearner s.Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performan ceimprovement opportunities and in performance improvement ************* rform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appro priate application of the nursing processKnowledge of professional theor y, practice and procedureAbility toassess nursing needs of acute and ch ronically ill patientsand their familiesAbility to independently seek ou t resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establish and maintain ef fective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearly with patient s, families, visitors,healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leade rship and othersAbility to teach patients and families in accordance wit h the nursingplan of careAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life sup port requirementsdesignated by work areaAbility to record activities, do cument assessments, plan of care,interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computer and learn new software pro gramsAble to document and communicate pertinent information using comput erand/or paper documentation toolsAbility to navigate the entity to prov ide clinical care for patientsAbility to withstand prolonged standing an d walking.Ability to remain focused and organizedWorking knowledge of pr ocedures and techniques involved in administeringroutine and special tre atments to patientsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-employment Physical Capacity Testin g Required

Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associates Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelors degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriateBSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.


Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a managers 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.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individuals 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 essential job 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.

Nearest Major Market: Durham

Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh
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