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Registered Nurse - Vascular Access Team - Durham NC 27710
As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere. The Clinical Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities. Utilizing the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. Plan and provide advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients in guided by DUHS Professional Practice model participate in the clinical ladder program, educational activities, departmental committees, research projects or other health related projects as assigned
Optimal candidates will possess the ability to function autonomously within a team framework as duties are preformed throughout many departments within the facility. Duties include insertion and troubleshooting of vascular access devices including peripheral IV's . The ability to effectively teach vascular access device care and maintenance to patients, family and staff is necessary as this is an integral part of the position. The ability to apply infusion nursing principles to multivariate clinical scenarios adds diversity and challenge.
Works in the vascular procedure area, ( DMP PACU) or goes directly to patient's room
Prefer previous experience as a LPN, EMT, or Phlebotomist
Work with state of the art equipement
Ability to sustain alot of walking to various areas of the hospital
Must be able to work independently
Will require a CRNI or VA-BC within 2 years of start date in Vascular Access Unit
options of shifts to be discussed with unit manager
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
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).
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