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NURSE MANAGER - DUKE RALEIGH INPATIENT ONCOLOGY

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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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"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 105991 Date posted Apr. 03, 2021

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!

This dynamic Nurse Manager role will allow the leader to be an authentic, innovative and creative in growing the highly skilled nursing team. The South Pavilion 4700 Surgical Oncology Nurse Manager will Coach, Mentor, Guide professional development of the nurses and nursing assistants. The Nurse Manager will promote professional practice model, collaborate with other leaders within Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Health System and the Duke Cancer Institute.


Duke Raleigh South Pavilion 4700 is a 32-bed unit and primarily admits patients for pre- or post-operative care. Our main surgical populations include head & neck, cardiothoracic, breast, GI, GYN, urology, vascular and plastics. There are opportunities to practice a wide variety of skills such as chest tube and other drain management, tube feedings, trach care, pain management with PCAs/epidurals, wound care, etc. The unit is part of Duke Cancer Institute of Wake County, which provides comprehensive cancer treatment for patients in Wake County receiving care across the continuum of inpatient and ambulatory settings.


Occ Summary
Manage and supervise functions of assigned patient care area on a 24 hour basis; ensure effective delivery of clinical patient care and compliance with administrative and clinical policies and procedures.

Work Performed
Participate in the development of the clinical areas' strategic and operational plans. Actively support and promote a professional practice model that encourages staff participation in the development of clinical standards that is collaborative,collegial and utilizes current trends and data in professional practice (clinical and administrative).Openly support and consistently communicate mission of the unit/department and the organization. Serve as the collective voice for unit(s) staff to communicate with administration.Serve as the staff and patient advocate to ensure optimal patient care.Interface with patients and families to ensure that care is consistent with their expectations. Ensure active use of the nursing process for patients from pre -admission/admission to discharge and beyond (based on the clinical setting).Serve as a professional role model and mentor to staff by responding positively to change while supporting colleagues through the change process. Serve as a change agent to facilitate communication and transition that supports the mission of the organization.Ensure a unit-based work force that is diverse and cognizant of the value diversity brings to the workplace.Assure coordination/participation of unit based staff on department and organization wide councils/committees.Manage, supervise and coordinate delivery of patient care for assigned patient care area on a 24 hour basis. Ensure compliance with clinical patient care standards and established policies and procedures.Maintain clinical competencies for assigned clinical area and provides bedside care as needed. Assess/coach and evaluate staff level of practice. Develop programs that foster continued clinical development from novice to expert to positively impact on patient care and career satisfaction of staff.Maintain required unit records, reports and statistics for administrative purposes, ensures compliance with established hospital policies, procedures, objectives, quality control (POCT) ; PI, safety,environmental and infection control. Communicate requirements to staff,and hold staff accountable to established requirements.Coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures designed to improve operational efficiency.Coordinate QC/PI activities with appropriate staff.Oversee various personnel actions including, but not limited to,hiring,performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, terminations and other related activities.Plan, schedule and organize work for group ensuring proper distribution and delegation of assignments and efficient utilization of personnel, space and facilities; overall accountability for the requisition, care and maintenance of unitinventory, equipment and supplies. Coordinate the activities of nursing staff with other hospital personnel; accountable for the effective and efficient operation of the unit and staff including ensuring that orders, treatments, plans of care, clinical pathways arebeing carried out in a manner supportive of patient care and recovery.Ensure documentation of patient care is complete and accurate inaccordance with hospital and unit policies and procedures.Collaborate with the Director of Clinical Operations to determine fiscal requirements of assigned unit(s), and prepare budgetary recommendations. Monitor the level of resources utilized inservice delivery and determines the appropriateness of resource consumption in the service. Develop action plans in conjunction withthe Director of Clinical Operations to ensure budget and resource efficiency, and satisfaction with patient care delivery. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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Level Characteristics

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Minimum Qualifications

Education

Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. Master's degree in Nursing strongly preferred.

Experience

Three years of experience in inpatient nursing is required.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BCLS certification required. Nurses hired into leadership positions must obtain a nursing leadership certification within one year of hire. New nurse leaders who are ineligible to sit for an exam because they have not been working in a leadership role for the minimum amount of time required must complete their certification within three months of becoming eligible.

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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