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Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 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 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet(r) organization
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.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
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Perform a variety of nonprofessional nursing duti es in the direct careof patients under the direct supervision of an RN/L PN. Perform a varietyof clerical duties involved in preparing, maintaining, and processing patient, unit (s) and hospital data and records to inc lude operating theorganization's patient care information systems.
This position is less patient care focused and more task orientation. Some typical daily activities, include but is not limited to, making patient formulas, conducting baby hearing screens, completeing lab paperwork.
Work Shift: A mixture of 12 and 8 hour shifts. 12 hour shifts: 8 AM - 8:30 PM. 8 hours shifts: 9 AM - 5:30 PM. Weekend requirement: up to every other weekend.
Knowledge , Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of sterile techniques an d special procedures that areapplicable to work performedWorking knowled ge of procedures and techniques involved in administeringroutine and spe cial treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of sanitation, personal hyg iene and basic health andsafety precautions applicable to work in a hosp italWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precaut ionsAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walkingHeavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchairpatients to various ho spital locations may be required.Ability to understand and follow oral a nd written instructions.Ability todocument and communicate pertinent in formation using computerand/or paper documentation toolsKnowledge and un derstanding of telephone etiquetteWorkingknowledge of general clerical practices and proceduresWorking knowledge of spelling and medical terminology.Ability to apply specific departmental rules and regulations relat ing toverifying, processing and maintaining records and formsAbility to organize and set prioritiesAbility to operate a computer terminal and ot her office equipmentAbility to deal tactfully and courteously with the p ublicAbility to establish and maintain effective relationships with othe rpersonnelWorking knowledge of principles and practices of providing non -professional bedside patient careBasic knowledge and the ability to usetechnology to include computers,scanners, communication system and othe r systems.
Minimum Qualifications Education
Completion of a Level I - Nurse Aide education program approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or successful completion of the NC - approved Nurse Aide I competency test. High school diploma or equivalent required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Currently listed as a Nursing Assistant (NAI) with the Division of Facility Services with no substantiated findings or pending of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation of property. AHA Basic Healthcare provider certificationmust be maintained/ completed by the end of new hire orientation, which typically takes place during the first week of employment.
Duke 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 essentialjob 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.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.