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 two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet(r) 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
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Medical Oncology Nurse Job Description:
Collaborate with physician and medical team regarding treatment plan. Educate patients and family members to help understand the disease, the treatment plan, and any possible side effects. Provide physical and emotional support for the patients. Administer injections as ordered by physician.
Plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordancewith physician orders and established policies an d procedures.
Plan and provide profess ional nursing care for patients in accordancewith physician orders and e stablished policies and procedures to includecollecting and analyzing pa tient data, developing and implementingnursing care plans, establishing interpersonal relationships withpatients, evaluating nursing care given andcommunicating to properpersonnel relevant facts about patients, actio ntaken and patientresponses.Assist other nursing personnel in the delive ry of nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unitas assigned.Provide direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control ofmaterial resources; appraise quality and effectiveness of material andequipment and report results to head nu rse; maintain standards ofcleanliness in assigned areas. Observe activit ies of nursing staff andmake recommendations to nursing management for i mprovement in thequality and effectiveness of nursing care given.Assist in the development and implementation of general policies andprocedures designed to effect efficiency of operations.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills a nd Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nu rsing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbi lity to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand th eir familiesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collabo rativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationship sAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,health care team, physicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbility tote ach patients and families in accordancewith the nursingplan of careAbili tyto use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinfor mation, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompeten t in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignatedby work areaAbility to record activities, document assessments, plan ofcare ,interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computer and learn new software programsAble to document and commun icate pertinent information using computerand/or paper documentation too lsAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAb ility to withstand prolonged standing and walkingAbility to remainfocuse d and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved i n administeringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowled ge of infection control procedures and safety precautionsWorkingknowledg e and completion of appropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPr e-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Minimum Qualifications Education
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. 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.
Twelve months 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.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compactRN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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