Registered Nurse (Experienced or New RN) - Inpatient Medical Oncology 5200 - Duke Raleigh Hospital
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 230108
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 2,000 team members. 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. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke.
Duke Raleigh Hospital - North Pavilion 5200 (Medical - Surgical Oncology Unit) seeks to hire Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
Registered Nurses with 1+ years of experience will receive a $15,000 sign on bonus!
NP 5200 is a 37-bed inpatient adult medical/stepdown oncology unit. Our main patient populations involve symptom management for oncology patients, administration of chemotherapeutic agents, and end-of-life care. Nursing care is provided in collaboration with other departments and disciplines including hospital medicine, surgical services, pharmacy, case management, social work, nurse navigators, dieticians, and chaplain services. The unit is also part of Duke Cancer Institute of Wake County, which provides comprehensive cancer treatment for patients in Wake County receiving care across the continuum of inpatient and ambulatory settings.
Work Hours & Shifts:
12-hour shifts (7A to 7P Days) or (7P to 7A Nights)
Weekend expectation: up to 96 hours per 8-week schedule
Major holidays are assigned upon hire on a 3 year rotating schedule
Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures.
RNs with no previous oncology/chemo experience will be skilled to administer chemotherapy/immunotherapy within 6-8 months of hire. We offer didactic education and hands-on precepted orientation for chemotherapy/immunotherapy administration based on ONS/APHON guidelines, DUHS policies and procedures, and appropriate evidence in practice standards. RNs will complete the ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Certificate Course within 24 months of initial chemotherapy/immunotherapy competency with DUHS.
Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and act
Assist in the development and implementation of general policies and responses.
Provide direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control of as assigned with physician orders and established policies and procedures to include collecting and analyzing patient data, developing and implementing nursing care plans, establishing interpersonal relationships with patients, evaluating nursing care given and communicating to proper personnel relevant facts about patients, action taken and patient as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unit material resources; appraise quality and effectiveness of material and equipment and report results to head nurse; maintain standards of cleanliness in assigned areas.
Observe activities of nursing staff and make recommendations to nursing management for improvement in the quality and effectiveness of nursing care given procedures designed to effect efficiency of operations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients plan of care
Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements regulatory requirements
Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing
Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
Ability to use computer and learn new software programs and their families
Ability to use fine motor skills designated by work area
Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care
Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
Ability to remain focused and organized
Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure
Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors
Able to document and communicate pertinent information using computer routine and special treatments to patients interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others and/or paper documentation tools NCA Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering
Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking
Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN/ADN program. Registered nurses hired after July 1, 2014 without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are expected to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date but must complete the program within five years of their start date.
New graduates or experienced RN's may apply
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
Job Code: 00004623 CLINICAL NURSE I - AD/DIP Job Level: F1
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