Duke University Hospital
is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. Duke Nursing Highlights:
- Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
- Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach 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 d uties in the direct careof patients under the direct supervision of an R N/LPN. Perform a varietyof clerical duties involved in preparing, mainta ining, and processingpatient, unit(s) and hospital data and records to include operating theorganization's patient care information systems.
Administer treatment and personal care p rocedures to patients including,but not limited to, feeding, bathing, sh aving changing clothing,cleaning and trimming fingernails, bed-making, a ssisting withambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimin ation;provide such additional care as required to meet the personal need s andcomfort of assigned patients.Perform a variety of selected patient care tasks under the direction ofan RN/LPN to assist medical and nursing personnel in the examination,treatment and care of patients.Retrieve an d record patient data in electronic medical records (EMR) andreport to Nurse noting any new abnormal changes in the patient'scondition.Participa tein the transport of patients.Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment asrequired.Perform a variety of clerical tasks in volved in operating theorganization's patient care information system. Acknowledge orders onEMR task list, verify printout and input verified orders to requestdiets, treatments, nursing services, equipment and diag nostic andlaboratory tests and procedures.Assemble and maintain patient charts from admission through dischargePrepare and upload paper document sinto the electronic medical record(EMR).Exhibit professional communicat ion skill when answering the telephoneand interacting with patients, vis itors and other staff members.Navigate electronic medical record, access patient information, generatereports, schedule appointments and manage t ask list.Use available technology to request and coordinate patient tran sport.Assign nursing staff to communication systems. Perform other rela tedduties incidental to the work describedherein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that areapplicable to work performedWorking knowledg e of procedures and techniques involved in administeringroutine and spec ial treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of sanitation, personal hygi ene and basic health andsafety precautions applicable to work in a hospi talWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precauti onsAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walkingHeavy lifting andt he ability to transport stretcher and wheelchairpatients to various hosp ital locations may be required.Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.Ability to document and communicate pertinent info rmation using computerand/or paper documentation toolsKnowledge and unde rstanding oftelephone etiquetteWorking knowledge of general clericalpra ctices and proceduresWorking knowledge of spelling and medical terminolo gy.Ability to apply specific departmental rules and regulations relating toverifying, processing and maintaining records and formsAbility toorga nize and set prioritiesAbility to operate a computer terminal and other office equipmentAbility to deal tactfully and courteously with the publi cAbility to establish and maintain effective relationships with otherper sonnelWorking knowledge of principles and practices of providing non-pro fessional bedside patient careBasic knowledge and the ability to usetech nology to include computers,scanners, communication system and other sys tems.
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 certification must be maintained/ completed by the end of new hire orientation, which typically takes place during the first week of employment.
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