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Registered Nurse PRN - Oncology Treatment Center Durham, NC

DUKE HOSPITAL PRN (Per Diem) Durham, North Carolina
Requisition Number: 239353

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About Duke University Hospital -

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.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet 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!
  • Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)

Occ Summary

Independently plan and provide professional nuedpolicies andprocedures. Provide nursing services to patients and fa milies inaccordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Car olicare based on assessment of thepatient's baseline needs and response tocare.Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unocedures. Use professional nursingjudgment to individualize the plan o frsing care for patients inaccordance with physician orders and establishnaBoard of Nursing.Nurses hired into this limited benefited classificat ionwill commit towork a minimum number of hours in adesignated inpatient nursingdepartment. Compensation is a flat rate that is based on years of experience.

Work Performed

Plan, provide, supervise a nd document professional nursing careutilizing the nursing process for p atients in accordance with physicianorders and established policies andp rlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing personnel in the deliveryo fnursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group of patie nts or an entire unitas assigned.Monitor and initiate corrective actiont o maintain the environment ofcare including equipment and material resou rces.Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriateassistan ce or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and formallearners.Participate in the identificationofcl inical or operational performanceimprovement opportunities and inperform ance improvement activities.Perform other related duties incidental toth e work described herein.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing processKn owledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility toassess n ursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand their familiesAbil ity to independently seek out resources andwork collaborativelyAbilimmun icate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcare team, phyty t o establish andmaintain effective working relationshipsAbility to cosici ans, administrators, leadership and othersAbility to teach patientsand f amilies in accordance with the nursingplan of careAbility touse sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent inBLS and/or other specialized life support requirementsdesignated by workareaAbility to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,interventions, ev aluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computerand l earn new software programsAble to document and communicate pertinent inf ormation using computerand/or paper documentation toolsAbility tonavigat e the entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility to withstand p rolonged standing and walkingAbility to remain focusedand organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved inadministeringroutin e and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledgeof infectioncontrol procedures and safety precautionsWorking knowledgeand completion of app ropriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-employment Physical C apacity Testing Required

Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


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.


2 years of appropriate clinical experience required

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.

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.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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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