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Registered Nurse (Experience RN) - Duke Univeristy Hospital- Cath Lab - Day Shift ( $15,000 Sign-On Bonus)
Cardiac Cath Lab at Duke University Hospital is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. High volume cardiac catheterization center. Our interventional cardiologists perform more than 3,000 interventional cardiac catheterizations each year. Duke Hospital performs the most innovative procedures such as placement of mitral clips and TAVR. There are five catheterization labs at Duke Hospital and an additional two hybrid OR rooms, with another two catheterization labs at both Duke Regional and Duke Raleigh Hospitals. This unit is eligible for $15,000 sign-on bonus, must have one year or more RN experience and must be new to Duke!
Work Hours & Shifts: Four 10-hour day shifts per week. A rotating schedule allows employees a four-day weekend once a month. Applicants must meet the on-call requirement, which includes a 30-minute travel time to Duke Hospital.
The Clinical Nurse assists in cardiac catheterizations as well as vascular and interventional procedures. The nurse also performs emergency procedures associated with catheterization procedures such as IAB and temporary pacemaker insertion, so this is the ideal environment for nurses who enjoy a fast-paced and exciting work environment.
Plan and provide advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients in accordance with guidelines established within the Discipline of Nursing Clinical Ladder Program; participate in 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. Work Performed Identify care needs for patient populations at the unit level. Provide leadership in the development of standards of care, patient/family education and staff education to address the needs of specific populations. Participate in educational activities, departmental committees, research projects and other health-related projects as assigned.
Provide direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control of material resources; appraise quality and effectiveness of material and equipment and communicate tor responsible individuals. Anticipate potential safety concerns in the environment of care and intervene. Guide the professional growth of others at the unit level through precepting, role modeling, coaching and/or mentoring. Provide leadership at a unit level for initiatives designed to improve the quality of care or clinical outcomes for populations of patients and growth of others. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and NCA 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 learn new software programs Ability 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 with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds Ability to remain focused and organized Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions.
Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirements Level Characteristics. The Clinical Nurse III provides leadership at the unit level. The CNIII independently and creatively implements the nursing process for individual patients and identifies, needs and plans care for unit patient populations. The CNIII is positive during changes and supports growth of peers. The CNIII is able to effectively communicate with all members of the health care team.
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and April 11, 2021 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. Registered nurses hired before July 1, 2014 are not required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification.
- One year of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level.
- Cardiac experience preferred.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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