Ambulatory Care Nurse II, Fertility Clinic

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Ref
401493981
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fertility Clinic

Job Description

Fertility Clinic

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

Independently provides direct professional nursing care and education to patients and family’s including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care and established policies and procedures in an ambulatory clinic setting. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

JOB DUTIES 

  • Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in ambulatory clinical setting, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager and health care administrator.
  • Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care
  • Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
  • Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvement activities.
  • Collaborate with physicians and fellows regarding patient care plans, fertility cycles, triage, patient call backs, test results, and clinical duties.
  • Complete documentation for patient care plans, procedures, and policies.
  • Utilize current nursing and clinical research to support evidence-based clinical decision- making and practice
  • Utilizes teaching and learning theories to assist patients and families with physical and emotional impact of treatment and treatment options
  • Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal learners.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and all unlicensed assistive personnel
  • Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process
  • Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures
  • Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families
  • Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively
  • 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 or organization
  • Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status
  • Ability to use the computer and learn new software programs
  • Ability 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 remain focused and organized
  • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments
  • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
  • Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JC and other regulatory requirements

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES 

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.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES 

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. 

LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

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

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.
  • Must be present on site for 8 hour shifts during standard business hours.
  • Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills & cooperation.
  • Must work as late person when scheduled or according to business needs
  • Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies.
  • Must travel between locations on needed basis.
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands & priorities.
  • Must maintain attention to detail over extended period of time.
  • Must be continually aware of variations in changing situations.
  • Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day.
  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to push/pull 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to carry 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to reach for objects by extending arms.

Requisition Number 401493981
Location Durham
Duke Entity PRIVATE DIAGNOSTIC CLINICS
Job Code 4180 AMBULATORY CARE NURSE II
ob Family Level E1
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Education

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.

Experience

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.

Duke University 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 essential job 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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