Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 1,300 people.The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. In fiscal year2018, Duke Raleigh Hospital admitted 9,484 patients and had 230,957 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as #14 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
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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Who We Are:
We're Duke Raleigh Hospital, and we work together, bringing extraordinary care to the community and patients we serve. When you join our family, you'll discover what it's like to be part of a hospital that cares about everyone and celebrates camaraderie. And because we're part of the Duke University Health System, you'll have opportunities and support to move forward both personally and professionally.
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 40 years, employing more than 1,800 people. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services.
Intensive Care Unit: Alaris pump. Medical. Surgical, Cardiovascular, Neurological and Neuro-Surgical patients needing Intensive Care are sent to the ICU. 15 beds, staffing ratio 2:1, 1:1 for heavier cases. Step-down is 3:1.
Neuroscience: Treat neurological issues including stroke, brain aneurysms, brain tumors, and manage complex skull base tumors. The Neuroscience Unit at Duke Raleigh Hospital is a 9-bed step-down unit adjacent to our ICU, with a 3:1 staff to patient ratio.
Orthopedics: Patients with chronic, non-healing wounds related to diabetic ulcers, poor circulation, post-operative infection or any other cause. Comprehensive treatment protocols and advanced techniques include hyperbaric oxygen therapy, growth factors, negative pressure therapy and cultured skin. 53 beds to included ortho and short-stay, staffing ratio is 5:1.
Med/Surg: All medical patients including CHF, pulmonary, renal, and endocrine. 44 beds staffing ratio 1:5, night 1:6
Progressive Care Unit: High Acuity step-down unit; primarily cardiac diagnoses, AMI, CHF, AFIB, status post pacemaker, angina and some medical and surgical patients. 31 beds; 4:1 patient ratio and 3:1 for acute.
General Description of the Job Class
Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures.
Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
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 five years of their start date.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and NCA
Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure
Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families
Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others
Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care
Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up
Ability to use fine motor skills
Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area
Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status
Ability to use computer and learn new software programs
Able to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools
Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients
Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.
Ability to remain focused and organized
Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients
Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirements
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
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