Clinical Nurse I, II, III, 2F/2G Cardiac Transplant Clinic

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


Job Description

Occ Summary Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in ambulatory clinic settings in accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care 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.Work Performed Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in ambulatorysettings, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager, charge nurse or practice manager.Collect and analyze patient data, make recommendations for nursing care plans, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriately nursing actions taken and patient responses.

Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care and serve as a team leader.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.Support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in the identification of clinical,operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities.Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvement activities.

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 professionaltheory,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 maintaineffective 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, andfollow-up Ability to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work areaororganization Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care,interventions, evaluation andre-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use the computer and learn new software programs Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentationtools Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds Ability to remain focused and organized Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and specialtreatments to ambulatory patients Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions Working knowledge and completion of appropriate TJC and other regulatory requirements Level Characteristics N/A

Requisition Number 401492801
Location Durham
Job Family Level F2
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

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.


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 (orhigher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program withintwo years of their start date and to complete the program within fiveyears of their start date.


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

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

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

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