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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - DUH - General & Trauma Services Clinic 2B2C- Durham

DUKE HOSPITAL Full Time Durham, North Carolina
Requisition Number: 241731
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Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.

General & Trauma Services Clinic 2B2C Outpatient Clinic at Duke University Hospital seeks to hire a Licensed Practical Nurse who embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together

Qualifying candidates will receive a $5,000 Commitment Bonus!

Department Profile:

The trauma and critical care surgeons at this clinic provide care to people who experience complex abdominal problems, including medical emergencies such as appendicitis, bowel obstructions, or gallbladder flare ups. Emergencies may also include other traumas, such as wounds.

Address:

Duke Clinic,40 Duke Medicine Cir, Clinic 2B/2C, Durham, NC

Minimum Requirements

  • Work requires graduation from an Accredited Practical Nurse Program.
  • Current State of North Carolina or Compact Licensure is required.
  • Nurses with a multi state compact license must obtain NC state licensure within the first 90 days of employment.
  • BLS certification is required.

Experience:

  • No experience required

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide and document direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician. Nursing care is guided by the physician orders and the nursing plan of care. Patient response to care is reported to a registered nurse for evaluation, intervention and modification of the plan of care. Assist other health care personnel in the delivery of patient care.
  • Assist physicians and other nursing personnel in the performance of various diagnostic procedures.
  • Evaluate nursing care with emphasis on nursing procedures and patient responses; assist in the delivery of nursing care and selection of nursing priorities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of general policies and procedures to provide for the emotional and physical comfort and safety of patients; participate in the formulation of new policies.
  • Participate in maintaining the environment of care including equipment and other material resources.
  • Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and assists in performance improvement activities.
  • Assist with control of material resources and maintenance; assist in appraisal of effectiveness of material and equipment and report any equipment malfunctions to charge nurse.
  • Participate in in-service education programs and other conferences within the service.
  • Assist in the training of new employees.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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