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CLINICAL LEAD RN DUKE RALEIGH ORTHO AND NEURO OPERATING ROOM

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Overview

At Duke Raleigh Hospital, we want to be the best place to give care and the best place to get care. We offer the unique opportunity of quality academic medicine in a friendly community setting. As a part of our nursing team, providing service will be your priority as you care for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in the clinical ladder program, education and professional development activities, departmental committees and research projects and volunteer in the community. Our nursing team members are an integral part of our care team and ensure that we deliver the highest quality and safest care to our patients.

  • Job Type: Full-time, Part-time, PRN
  • Job Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Setting: Inpatient and Ambulatory

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Success Profile

What makes a successful nurse at Duke Raleigh Hospital?

  • Compassionate
  • Flexible
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Positive
  • Socially Conscious
  • Clinically Inclined

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Career Path

We offer many career paths to support your immediate and future success.

  • Nurse Resident
    (New Grad)
    Nurse Resident job leads to Clinical Nurse II job
  • Clinical Nurse II The Clinical Nurse II job leads to Clinical Nurse III, Nurse Educator, or Clinical Team Lead
    Clinical Nurse III The Clinical Nurse III job leads to the Clinical Nurse IV job
  • Nurse Educator The Nurse Educator job is the top job in its path
    Clinical Team Lead The Clinical Team Lead job leads to the Nurse Manager job
    Clinical Nurse IV The Clinical Nurse IV job is the top job in its path
  • Nurse Manager The Nurse Manager job is the top job in its path

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A smiling nurse caring for a patient, who is also smiling A large hospital building Nurses having fun at a luau-themed party

"I feel like I am a walking piece of proof of the succession plan that Duke puts in place for you.
They took me in and groomed me to be in a place that I never could have imagined.
Now I have 80 plus team members that I supervise."

Kaliedra, Clinical Team Lead Surgical Oncology

“The benefits are definitely one of the reasons I came to work at Duke Raleigh Hospital. They are great. I was lucky enough to participate in the student loan forgiveness program.”

– Bryanna, RN in ICU

“It feels like a small-town hospital, but it’s not. It is Duke and it’s a great opportunity.”

– Laura, Clinical Nurse II on Neuroscience Unit

Rewards

  • Health Benefits

    Medical, dental, vision, disability, flex spending accounts, health and wellness programs

  • Retirement Plans

    Duke offers a generous pension plan and 403(b) retirement contributions

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition reimbursement and degree opportunities

  • Parental Leave

    Paid leave for eligible employees in addition to our Paid Time Off program

  • Location

    We’re located in the heart of Raleigh, close to shopping, great restaurants and entertainment

  • Recognition

    We're Magnet designated, a leader in Heath Care Equity and a CMS 5-star hospital

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Job Description

Job ID 77648 Date posted Nov. 12, 2020

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!

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 Team Lead RN – Duke Raleigh Hospital – Operating Room

Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Clinical Team Lead RN, OR who will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives Transforming Care.

Preferred Qualifications – Orthopedic and Neuroscience Operating Room Experience, and demonstrated leadership skills

Work Hours & Shifts: 5  8 hour days 6:30 - 3:00.  Call 1 X/MTH, Admin only

Duke Raleigh Hospital has 15 Operating Rooms and 4 Procedural Rooms with Intraoperative CT capabilities. Our facility is expanding with new OR rooms, and currently averages over 65 cases per day and 17,000 per year. We provide all perioperative specialties except open heart and transplant. Advanced Technology includes DaVinci Robotics. Join our team to experience the atmosphere of a community hospital with the resources and opportunities of the Duke Health System. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.

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.

Work Performed

Duties and responsibilities include all those required of the CN IV as well as: Plan and coordinate clinical requirements for staff and ensure that all CBO and CBE requirements for staff are current.

Plan and assist with coordination of unit staff schedules and submit for manager approval. Coordinate clinical requirements with staff regarding equipment and supplies.

Consult with preceptors and orientees on a regular basis to provide support and determine how orientation should proceed on an individual basis.

Collaborate with the manager for issue resolutions and projects to improve workflow processes throughout the department utilizing a proactive approach.

Collaborate with different departments (pharmacy, radiology, lab, registration) to resolve issues and improve workflow processes throughout the department.

Collaborate with the nurse managers in the interview process for new applicants. Mentor/coach staff to enhance their professional development. Assesses the performance of assigned new hires and orientees including entry-level nurses, nursing care assistants and health unit coordinators; provides ongoing feedback and coaching.

Understand and communicate potential clinical equipment or supply issues to appropriate team members (Materials, Biomed, Sterile Processing, etc.). Mentor and monitor the preceptors for all new employees.

Provide clinical/education updates and skill check-offs to entire staff on a regular basis. Provides immediate support and education on policy, procedures, equipment and supplies. Responsible for learning, implementing and teaching new technology/procedures. Demonstrates awareness of current problems and basic plan for all patients within assigned area. Provides clinical consultation and guidance as needed to facilitate patient care. Gives assistance and/or direction to staff to facilitate quality patient flow.

Assess staffing needs according to workload and staff competency; Re- assigns and adjusts staffing based upon patient care needs. Delegates responsibilities within the scope of practice and validated competencies in order to meet the workload demands of the shift. Facilitates assignments that support learning for the orientees or nurse learner. Promotes an atmosphere of open communication that facilitates staff input into decision-making, resolution of conflict, and collegiality among all health team members. Communicates in an effective, professional manner.

Facilitates staff performance audits related to attitude, team performance, The Joint Commission, DFS Standards and SCIP initiatives. Reviews and comments on forwarded SRSs related to their team or shift. Facilitates and encourages staff participation in departmental and hospital committee and council meetings. Attends departmental and hospital committee meetings as assigned. Coordinates, facilitates, participates and directs departmental projects with follow-through and appropriate follow-up. Other projects and duties as directed by the department managers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and nursing care assistant. Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedure. Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families. Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others. Able to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care. Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up. Able to use fine motor skills Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area. Able to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status. Able to use computer and learn new software programs. Able to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking. Able to remain focused and organized Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required

Education

Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required.

Experience

Three years of experience in nursing practice. Selected candidates must meet the Clinical Ladder requirements for CN III within one year of appointment.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Must have current or compact RN license in the State of North Carolina. BCLS certification is 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.

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