Registered Nurse - Duke Regional Hospital - Endoscopy Services, PRN
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 221168
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Registered Nurse - Duke Regional Hospital - Endoscopy Services
Duke University Health System seeks to hire an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) - CN II who will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives Transforming Care.
Required: ACLS certification and at least one year RN experience
Preferred: At least two years RN experience and moderate sedation experience.
The Endoscopy Services Department at Duke Regional Hospital is a Gastroenterology/Bronchoscopy procedural area with four procedure rooms. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.
Registered Nurses (RNs) in Endoscopy will have the opportunity to assess, prepare, and monitor the patient population prior to, during, and after their GI or Pulmonary procedure (colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, and bronchoscopy). This job function requires the nurse be able to recognize and act on potential life threatening changes of patient condition as well as multitasking, critical thinking, and working with a diverse group of other medical professionals. This includes interpretation of EKG's, including rhythm and ST changes, as well as be responsible for the delivery of Pharmacologic agents ordered along with continuous monitoring of vitals during the procedures.
Shift: 8-hr shifts Monday through Friday. Alternating arrival times beginning at 7:00am up to 8:30am.
Rotating Standby Call responsibility is for emergencies only - approximately one week every 10-12 weeks: After hours (5pm - 7am - 14hrs), weekends (24hrs) and Holidays for Emergencies. Standy call is always with a Surgical Technician. Call schedules are posted 12 weeks in advance.
Staff schedule is posted 8 weeks in advance.
As a Clinical 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 Clinical Nurse (RN) 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 goals of the nursing department. 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.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is preferred; at least one year previous work experience as a registered nurse is required for a CN2 role.
Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program is required.
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
Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
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 and ACLS certification required.
Professional specialty certification (preferred).
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