CLINICAL LEAD RN- DUKE RALEIGH MED/SURG STEPDOWN - Military Veterans

at Duke University and Duke University Health System

Raleigh, North Carolina

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs

Duke Nursing Highlights:

 

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® 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
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

 

Clinical Lead (RN)- Duke Raleigh Hospital - 4th Floor Medical/Surgical/Stepdown Unit

 

Duke University Health System- Duke Raleigh Hospital seeks to hire a Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

 

Department Profile:

 

The Medical/Surgical/Stepdown Unit at Duke Raleigh Hospital is a 45-bed unit that serves patients with a wide range of diagnoses to include but not limited to sepsis, pneumonia, diabetes, sickle cell, and gastrointestinal complications.  The unit also provides care to patients with mental health disorders and stepdown level of care patients (this includes cardiac drips, post cath lab recovery, peritoneal dialysis and more).  The nurse to patient ratio is 1:3-5 (depending on the acuity of the patients) on days and nights.  The 4th floor team is active in delivering exemplary care for every patient, every time!

 

Work Hours & Shifts:

Full Time: 40 hours per week- evenings and weekends (at least 2 weekends Sat/Sun is required per month). Scheduled hours may vary. Overtime and cross coverage may be required due to the needs of the unit.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Clinical Lead RN is a role developed to work in coordination with the nursing leadership in an assigned unit or department to ensure the work is accomplished effectively. The Clinical Lead RN is the first line support for staff, physicians and other related providers on service- specific clinical issues. The Clinical Lead RN is generally a long-term role, requiring clinical and interpersonal skills. The Clinical Lead RN collaborates with the manager on clinical and non-clinical issues (employee relations, individual behaviors, physician relationships, etc.). The Clinical Lead RN is the support for the unit/department/service when the manager is unavailable. The Clinical Team Leader is responsible for supervising, directing, coaching and mentoring their assigned core group of staff.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or higher)
  • Must have 3 years of experience as a Registered Nurse.
  • Selected candidates must meet the clinical ladder requirements for CN III within one year of appointment. 

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.

 

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.

 

Raleigh, North Carolina

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.

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