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® 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!
Newly Hired RNs (with at least two years Nursing experience) will be eligible to receive a $15,000 sign-on bonus that will be paid out over three years (offer must be accepted between March 15th and June 30th 2021)
*** The unit is also eligible for upto $25,000 student loan forgiveness from your first Nursing degree ***
Clinical Team Lead (NIGHT SHIFT) – Duke University Hospital – PREOP & PACU
Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Clinical Team Lead who will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives Transforming Care.
With over 26,000 patient visits per year, Duke University Hospital's Perianesthesia Department (PACU) provides world-renowned patient and family centered care. With strengths in teamwork, inter-disciplinary collaboration, and professional respect, we offer a dynamic environment for professional development.
SHIFT: Four 10-hour shifts OR FIVE, 8-hr shifts with a start time of 8:00pm; after orientation completed, two days in staffing and two days administrative time; weekends and holidays per unit requirements
Our Pre op, PACU and Surgical Boarder Units care for patients ranging from ambulatory to ICU levels of care. We focus on technically complex inpatient and outpatient surgeries ranging from transplant to minor ambulatory procedures.
The Clinical Lead RN is a role developed to work in coordination with the nursing leadership in an assigned unit or department to ensure the work is accomplished effectively. The Clinical Lead RN is the first line support for staff, physicians and other related providers on service- specific clinical issues.
The Clinical Lead RN collaborates with the manager on clinical and non-clinical issues (employee relations, individual behaviors, physician relationships, etc.). The Clinical Lead RN is the support for the unit/department/service when the manager is unavailable. The Clinical Team Leader is responsible for supervising, directing, coaching and mentoring their assigned core group of staff.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients
Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements
Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process and their families designated by work area
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure routine and special treatments to patient's interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others
Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,
Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering nursing care assistant
Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
Able to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care information, treatment, and follow-up
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required.
Three years of experience in nursing practice. Selected candidates must meet the Clinical Ladder requirements for CN III within one year of appointment.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina. BLS certification is required.
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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.
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.