Ambulatory Care Nurse II, South Durham Infusion

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2018
Ref
401499546
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

South Durham Infusion

Job Description

Duke Infusion of South Durham 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Provides professional nursing care for patients in an Ambulatory Infusion setting in accordance with medical and nursing plans of care and established policies and procedures. 

JOB DUTIES

  • Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in an Infusion setting, utilizing Maestro Care in accordance with physician orders and policies and therapy plans to include scheduling of the patient.
  • Mix and prepare infusion medications under protocol.
  • Administer infusion medications to patients as ordered by providers or by established protocols following the six rights of medication administration.
  • Performs blood draws for labs as needed.
  • Places infusion medication order weekly
  • Perform patient education
  • Stock and maintains inventory of patient care supplies.
  • Make recommendations for nursing care plans, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriate nursing action taken and patient responses in infusion.
  • Identifies clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities and participates in performance improvement projects.
  • Other duties as delegated by nurse manager, provider, or health center administrator
  • Maintain clinical environment to meet JCAHO and OSHA regulations.
  • Attends practice/staff meetings and in-services.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Previous experience in and Infusion care setting.
  • Experience with Epic preferred or other computerized charting system.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to self-direct and direct others in patient care
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and clinic staff
  • Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively.
  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds.
  • Ability to remain focused and organized.
  • Knowledge of Infection Control procedures and safety precautions.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission Regulatory requirements.

 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

Requires two years of appropriate clinical experience. In addition to the education and experience noted above, applicants must meet all requirements set forth by the Nursing Clinical Ladder Program for the level III.

DEGREES, LICENSURES AND OR/CERTIFICATIONS

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

WORK 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 practice clinics 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 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to push/pull50 lbs.
  • Must be able to carry 50lbs.
  • Must be able to reach for objects by extending arms.
  • Must be able to stand/walk for 8 hour shift

Requisition Number 401499546
Location Durham
Duke Entity PRIVATE DIAGNOSTIC CLINICS
Job Code 4180 AMBULATORY CARE NURSE II
Job 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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