Nurse Coordinator, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

North Carolina, United States
17 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

OP Services & Preoperative Clinic Admin

Job Description

RN Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Coordinator – Duke Regional Hospital - Days

Duke University Health System- Duke Regional Hospital Perioperative Services seeks to hire a Registered Nurse Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Coordinator who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.


M - F Start time varies 7a-3p, 9a-5p, Flexible.  No Weekends, no Holidays.

Job Summary:

The Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Coordinator is responsible to oversee, with minimal supervision, the ERAS program for Perioperative and Anesthesia Services at Duke Regional Hospital.

Responsibilities include:

  • Clinical care coordination for ERAS patients through all stages of the perioperative continuum of care. 
  • Collaboration with anesthesia and surgeons to develop and maintain clinical pathways.
  • ERAS education for patients, families, care teams, and community resources. 
  • Identify and resolve clinical issues affecting patient care, clinical efficiency, and effectiveness.
  • Outcome and pathway compliance evaluation.
  • Develop improvement strategies through collaboration, project management, and performance improvement activities. 

Duke Regional Hospital Profile

Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,700 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 2016, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 15,792 patients and had 123,234 outpatient visits.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #16 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2016-17.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.
  • 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.
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Loan Forgiveness!

Requisition Number 401447041
Location Durham
Job Family Level F2
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular 
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:

  • Previous work experience (3+ years) as a clinical nurse is required. Experience in PACU, Pre-op or Post-Surgical preferred. Responsibility for performance/process improvement and experience leading work teams. Exposure to research projects a plus.  
  • Graduation from an accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program is 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

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:

  • Current registration with North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina required.
  • BLS (or higher) certification required.
  • Professional specialty certification (preferred).

EEO Disclosure

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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