Registered Nurse (Experienced/New Grad RN) - Inpatient Research Clinic - Rotational Shifts - Durham
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 168360
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 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
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Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
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DukeHealth's Inpatient Research Center seeks to hire a Clinical Nurse (Experienced or New Grad) who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together!
Clinic 3N oversees the management of participants who have agreed to be a part of a research protocol. The protocols vary and include pediatric to adult participants and visits range from same day appointments to multiple overnight stays. While designated a clinic, there is a requirement for occasional night and weekend shifts to cover the needs of these protocols.
Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in clinic, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders, research protocols and established policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager, charge nurse or practice manager.
Collect participant data in accordance with research protocols, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriately nursing actions taken and participant responses.
Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of participant care and serves as team leader.
Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care, including equipment and material resources.
Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
Support the development of other staff and formal learners.
Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities.
Ability to complete research protocol specific training in a timely manner
Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvement activities.
Perform other related duties in practical nurse and all unlicensed assistive personnel
Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures
Ability to teach research participants and families in accordance with the research protocols
Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status
Ability to navigate the entity to provide protocol driven care to research participants and to support clinical care should it be needed
Schedule: Day/ Night Rotation with weekend schedules as needed.
Must have an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma. (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.)
Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina
BCLS certification is required.
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
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