Duke Regional Hospital Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health System. Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units.Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital.
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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The Assistant Nurse Manager, RN (ANM) is a role d eveloped to work incoordination with the nursing leadership in an assign ed unit, departmentor service to ensure the work is accomplished safely and effectively.The ANM serves as leadership support for staff, physicia ns and otherrelated providers on service- specific clinical issues. The ANM requiresdemonstration of leadership, clinical, and interpersonal ski lls. The ANMcollaborates with the manager on clinical and non-clinical operationsrelated to the designated service area. The ANM serves as the l eadersupport for the unit/department/service when the manager is unavail able.The ANM is responsible for supervising, directing, coaching andment oring staff under the supervision of the nurse manager of operations(NMO ).
Duties and responsibilities include those required of the clinicalnurse, preceptor, and charge nurse role. In conjunction with nursemanager, the assistant nurse manager will plan, coordinate clinicalrequirements for staff and ensure all CBO and CBE re quirements for staffare current.Plan and assist with coordination of uni t staff schedules and submit formanager approval.Coordinate clinical tra ining requirements with staff regarding equipmentand supplies.Consult wi th preceptors and orientees on a regular basis to providesupport and det ermine how orientation should proceed on an individualbasis.Assist NMO i n preparation, oversight, maintenance and monitoring ofbudget utilizatio nCollaborate with the manager for issue resolutions and projects toimpro ve work flow processes throughout the department utilizing aproactive ap proach.Collaborate with different departments (pharmacy, radiology, lab, registration) to resolve issues and improve work flow processesthroughou t the department.Participate with the nurse manager in the interview pro cess andselection of new staff.Oversee various personnel actions includi ng, but not limited to, hiring,performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, terminations and otherrelated activities.Mentor/coach staff to enha nce their professional development.Assess the performance of assigned ne w hires and orientees includingentry level nurses, nursing care assistan ts and health unitcoordinators; provides ongoing feedback andcoaching.U nderstand and communicate potential clinical equipment or supply issuest o appropriate support team members (Materials, Biomed, SterileProcessing , etc).Mentor and monitor the preceptors for all new employees.Facilitate provision of clinical/education updates and skill check-offsto entire staff on a regular basis.Provide immediate support or education on polic y, procedures, equipmentand supplies as needed.Responsible for learning, implementing and teaching newtechnology/procedures.Provide clinical con sultation and guidance as needed to facilitatepatient care.Round on pati ent and families to validate services are providedconsistently within ex pected standards; provide service recovery asneeded.Model and support th e value of diversity in the workplaceGive assistance and/or direction to staff to facilitate quality patientflow.Supervise and coordinate delive ry of patient care for assigned patientcare area.Provide oversight and s upport to charge nurse to ensure staffingneeds/assignments are made acco rding to workload, staff competency andscope of practice. Delegate respo nsibilities within the scope ofpractice and validated competencies in or der to meet the workloaddemands of the shift.Facilitate participation of unit based staff on department andorganization wide councils/committees .Facilitate assignments that support learning for the orientee or nursel earner.Promote an atmosphere of open communication that facilitates staf f inputinto decision-making, resolution of conflict, and collegiality am ong allhealth team members.Communicate in an effective, professional man ner.Support activities needed to ensure adherence to regulatory standard sand compliance with clinical patient care standards and establishedpoli cies and procedures.Review and provide appropriate follow up/communicati on on SRSs relatedto their team or patients in conjunction with NMO.Faci litate and encourage staff participation in departmental andhospital com mittee and council meetings.Attend departmental and hospital committee m eetings as assigned.Coordinate, facilitate, participate or direct depart mental projects withfollow-through and appropriate follow-up.Other proje cts and duties as directed by the department manager.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nu rse, licensed practical nurse andnursing care assistantKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbilityto assess nursing needs of acute a nd chronically ill patientsand their familiesAble to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAble to communicate clearly with patients , families, visitors,healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leader ship and othersAble to teach patients and families in accordance with th e nursing planof careAble to use sensory and cognitive functions to proc ess and prioritizeinformation, treatment, and follow-upAble to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requi rementsdesignated by work areaAble to record activities, document assess ments, plan of care,interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patie ntstatusAble to use computer and learn new software programsAble to nav igate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAble to withstand prolonged standing and walkingAble to remain focused and organizedWorkin g knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administeringroutin e and special treatments to patientsPre-employment Physical Capacity Tes ting Required
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required.
Three years of experience in nursing practice
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina. BCLS certification is required. Must obtain a nursing leadership certification within two years of hire of appointment.
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