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.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet(r) organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach 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!
Occ Summaryrequired.Working knowledge of procedures and techniques in volved inParticipate in own professional development by maintaining requ iredtreatments to patientsAbility to document and communicate pertinent information usingneeded.Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygien e and basic health andcomputer and/or paperpatients.hospitaldocumentatio n toolsAbility to establish and Work Performedpatients and hospital staf f Knowledge, Skills and Abilitiestraining.Working knowledge of the organ ization and physical layout of theAbility to withstand prolonged standin g and walking.of patients under the direct Level Characteristics N/AWork ing knowledge of principles and practices of providing non-Administer tr eatment and personal care procedures to patientsprofessional bedside pat ient carecatherizations/irrigation.supervision of an RN/LPN.May also per form sterile dressing change for wounds over 48 hours old,performedParti cipate in teaching activities by reinforcing teaching instructedPre-empl oymentadministering Working knowledge ofskills validation andsafety prec autions applicable to work in a hospitalFollow standard precautions and use personal protective equipment asprovide such additional care as requ ired to meet the personal needs andinstructions Perform a varietyof non professional nursing duties in the direct care Prepare patients, equipme nt and supplies for specific procedures and required.Perform o ther related dutiesincidental to work described herein. Cleanassignedare a; stock andreplenish supplies and equipment as Collect, deliver and con ductroutine tests on patientspecimens. Obtain and record patient data fo r medical records notingand informing Performfingersticks for blood gluc ose testing, with appropriate Assist withadmission, discharge, andtransp ortation of patients.Take and record vitalsigns, record I&O, apply ice b ags, administer Assist physician andnurses with physicalexaminations by helping ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel andbladder elimination; provide manual assistance as required.RN/LPN of information collected.in cluding, butnot limited to,feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, cleaning and trimmingfingernails,bed-making,assisting withcomfort of as signedby RN and/or physician asposition patients, changing non-sterile d ressing and weighing patients.douches and enemas. Noteand report any cha nges in patient's condition. Turn and positionpatients, set up and feed patientsas necessary, provide patients with fresh drinking water.attending educational offerings. Support the development of other staffand form al learners.IV fluid assistance activities, oral/nasogastric feeding and urinary Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher andwheelchairmaintain effective working relationships with Ability to un derstand andfollow oral and writtenPhysical Capacity Testing Required:ap plicable to workinfection control procedures and safety precautions rout ine and specialpatients to various hospital locations may be required
Completion of a Level I - Nurse Aide education program approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing orsuccessful completion of the NC - approved Nurse Aide I competency test. High School diploma or equivalent required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Currently listed as a Nursing Assistant I (NAI) with the Division of Facility Services with no substantiated findings of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation of property. BCLS certification must be maintained/completed by the end of new hire orientation, which typically takes placeduring the first week of employment.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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About Duke University Health System
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.