Registered Nurse (Experienced RN OR New Grads) - Sickle Cell Clinic - Day Shifts - Durham
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 227640
Duke University Hospital
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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.
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Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each 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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Duke Health seeks to hire Reistered Nurses who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
Sickle Cell Clinic Position:
Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. Ideal applicants would have excellent computer and phone skills and be able to communicate effectively with a multidisciplinary team. We are looking for someone with the ability to establish a strong rapport with patients and families by phone, to coordinate services, and to provide education and nursing care to patients and families in the clinic setting.
Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients including (but not limited to):
Peripheral IV insertion
Accessing/De-accessing Traditional Implanted Ports
Administration of PO, IM, and IV medications including continuous IV fluids and Patient
Controlled Analgesia (PCA) set-up and maintenance
Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirements
New graduate RN or expereinced RN with expereince in Ambulatory or Med-Surg
Experience working with accessing and care of central lines, specifically Traditional Implanted Ports, VasCaths, PICC lines, and/or Vortex ports
Experience working in EPIC
Able to develop with a good rapport with colleagues, patients, and patients' family members
Experience with Sickle Cell patients would be a plus
Monday to Friday - Day Shifts - No Weekends.
Knowledge of scope of the Registered Nurse:
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 computer software applications including but not limited to) EPIC, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, etc.
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.
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