Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
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.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
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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LPN ORTHO SPINE CLINIC -Summary Work Performed
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level Characteristics following:
Working Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair directed, physician performed, physician correspondence including record specimens
Perform other clinical functions as delegated by supervisor
Answer telephones-explaining treatment procedures to patients
Greet patients, arrange for laboratory services
Schedule appointments age-specific competencies
Take medical histories and record vital signs
Perform routine administrative and patient care support duties
Fill out insurance forms; good customer service skills
Telephone/ handle billing and bookkeeping duties
Change sterile and non-sterile dressings, remove staples
Authorize drug refills as directed
Administrative duties may include but not limited to the update and file
Perform other administrative duties as examinations and procedures examination and procedures
Prepare and administer medications as directed
Remove Assisting physician during the
Sterilize medical instruments, patient medical records
Prepare patients for collection and prepare laboratory and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document in patient
Dispose of contaminated supplies, X-rays, tests and procedures
Arrange for hospital prescriptions to a pharmacy
Duties may include but not limited to the Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content
Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises precautions
Knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety
Working knowledge of procedures and tech procedures and techniques involved
Daily clinic preparation
Working knowledge of sterile techniques knowledge of infection control procedures and safety in administering routine and special treatments to patients, and clinic staff
Work requires the ability to and special procedures that are applicable to work in a clinic setting.
Registration, scheduling, charge posting, order entry.to establish and maintain effective working relationship s with patients
Able to document and communicate pertinent information, precautions applicable for understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquire education and medical assistant program to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure office health system medical practice
Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks
Education-Work requires graduation from an accredited practical nurse program.
Experience-No experience required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure is required
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob 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.
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