Registered Nurse -Nights - ED Adult Boarder Unit/Clinical Evaluation Unit - Duke University Hospital
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 237593
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Experienced RN - Registered Nurse - (NIGHTS) ED Adult Border Unit/ED Clinical Evaluation Unit - Duke University Hospital - Durham, NC
Experienced RNs with 1+ years of experience are eligible for a $15,000 commitment bonus (or former Duke team members coming back after 1 year into the Duke Health System).
Department Profile: The Emergency Department Adult Border Unit (EDABU) and the Emergency Department Clinical Evaluation Unit (CEU) consist of a combination of 32 beds that care for intermingling levels of care, excluding pediatrics and ICU level, with our collective goal being to decompress the emergency department. This care team, consisting of RNs and ED Techs, will care for patients that have been admitted to the hospital from the Emergency Department and are awaiting an inpatient bed assignment. Additionally, this team will care for a population of emergency department observation patients, with a stay of 24 hours-or-less, by following a variety of standard protocols in collaboration with an ED provider.
You will join an incredible team that delivers exceptional care and ensures an excellent patient experience every time. As part of the team, you will be met with support to pursue your passions and grow, as an Emergency Department Nurse. We hope you will take the time to come shadow and meet us on the unit! Please ask our recruiter, Holly Price, about a combined shadow/interview experience.
Job Summary: As a Registered 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 Registered Nurse 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 care goals and health outcomes of the patient and care team.
Plan and provide advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients in guided by DUHS Professional Practice model participate in the clinical ladder program, educational activities, departmental committees, research projects or other health related projects as assigned. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Work Hours & Shifts:
No rotating shifts, unless you prefer it
Full Time: 3 - 12-hour shifts - Night shift 7p - 7a
Part Time: as negotiated with manager, must commit to two - twelve hour shifts per pay period (every 2 weeks)
Knowledge, Skills, Education, 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 or organization
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
Ability 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
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Preferred:
·1 or more years of RN experience in an emergency department or inpatient setting with mixed acuity.
Licensure, Certification or Registration:
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 certification required.
ACLS certification preferred (required within 3 months of employment)
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
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