Registered Nurse (Experienced RN) - Medical Oncology Clinic at Duke University

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Durham, North Carolina





Job Description:


Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.


U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.





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!




Experienced Registered Nurse- Medical Oncology Clinic



Duke University Health System- Duke Regional Hospital
seeks to hire an experienced Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.







Department Profile:


Medical Oncology Clinic provides care for comprehensive therapy services for patients with breast, prostate, lung, head and neck, gastrointestinal and skin cancers. Clinic provides a stimulating, professional, and nurturing environment for nurses to grow their knowledge base, advance their nursing skills, and develop their critical thinking. Active team delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience.






Work Hours & Shifts:



Monday-Friday 8am-5pm





Job Summary


Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.


Plan, provide, and supervise and document professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures. Use professional nursing judgment to individualize the plan of care based on assessment of the patient's baseline needs and response to care. Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers. Assist other nursing personnel in the de livery of nursing care and acts team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unites assigned. Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care including equipment and material resources. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings. Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in the identify cation of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and in performance improvement activities. Perform other related duties assigned to the work described herein.





Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed p practical nurse and NC Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure. Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families ability to independently seek out resources and work collator actively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care. Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up. Ability to use fine motor skills competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area. Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status. Ability to use computer and learn new software programs. Able to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools. Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients. Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. Ability to remain focused and organized. Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients. Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions. Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirements.





Education, and Experience Required


-Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program.


- 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.


- Oncology and surgical experience preferred


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



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.





Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required:




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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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