Nurse, Cancer Telephone Triage

North Carolina, United States
19 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Occ Summary Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients Board of Nursing. accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in Work Performed Plan, provide,supervise and document professional nursing care Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers. Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and act learners. Act as preceptor and support the development of other staff and formal 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. as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unit as assigned. care including equipment and material resources. competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings. Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and in performance improvement activities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements and their families Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Ability to use fine motor skills Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients Ability to remain focused and organized Working knowledge and completion of appropriate JCAHO and other Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure regulatory requirements plan of care Ability to use computer and learn new software programs Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing designated by work area Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, Able to document and communicate pertinent information using computer healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others

Requisition Number 401501582 
Location Durham
Job Family Level E2
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 (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.


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.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

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

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