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Job ID 210189 Date Posted 09/13/2022
Duke Raleigh Hospital 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 teammembers. 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 five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke.

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 (based on eligibility)

Occ Summary

Plan and provide professional nursing ca reforpatients in accordancewith physician orders and establishedpolicies and procedures.

Work Performed

Plan and provide profe ssional nursing care for patients in accordancewith physician orders and established policies and procedures to includecollecting and analyzingpa tient data, developing and implementingnursing care plans, establishingi nterpersonal relationships withpatients, evaluating nursing care givenan dcommunicating to properpersonnel relevant facts about patients, actiont aken and patientresponses.Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and actas team leader or charge nurse for a group ofpat ients or an entire unitas assigned.Provide direction and guidance inthe proper use, care and control ofmaterial resources; appraise qualityandef fectiveness of material andequipment and report results to head nurse; m aintain standards ofcleanliness in assigned areas. Observe activitiesofnursing staff andmake recommendations to nursing management forimproveme nt in thequality and effectivenessof nursing care given.Assist in the de velopment and implementation of general policies andprocedures designed to effect efficiency of operations.Perform other related dutiesincidenta l to the work described herein.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilit ies

Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensedpractical nurse andNCAKnowledge of and appropriate application of the nursingproc essKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbilityto ass ess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patientsand their familie sAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbi lity to establish and maintain effective workingrelationshipsAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors,healthcareteam, p hysicians, administrators, leadership and othersAbilitytoteach patientsa nd families in accordancewith the nursingplan of careAbility to use sens ory and cognitive functions to process and prioritizeinformation,treatme nt, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetentin BLSand/or o ther specialized life support requirementsdesignatedby work areaAbility to record activities, document assessments, plan ofcare,interventions, e valuation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility touse computer and learn new software programsAble to document and communicate pertinent in formation using computerand/or paper documentation toolsAbilityto naviga tethe entity to provide clinical care for patientsAbility towithstand p rolonged standing and walkingAbility to remainfocusedand organizedWorkin g knowledge of procedures and techniques involved inadministeringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of infectioncontrol procedures and safety precautionsWorkingknowledgeand completion of appr opriate JCAHO and otherregulatory requirementsPre-employmentPhysical Cap acity Testing Required



Minimum Qualifications


Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and March 31, 2021 without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are expected to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date but must complete the program within five years of their start date. Registered nurses hired before July 1, 2014 are not required to enroll in a BSN program to remain in this job classification.


Twelve months of appropriate clinical experience is required. At a manager's discretion, employees with 6 months of experience who are exceptional performers may be eligible for this level.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS 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.


"Nourishing our community and building a healthy community is part of our vision as an organization and that is absolutely supported in our day-to-day."

Lisa, Assistant Director of Nutritional Services

"Duke Raleigh Hospital is a really tight-knit work family. We check on each other when we’re not here, we do things outside of work. It’s an extension of my family."

Ashley, Respiratory Therapist

"I enjoy the generous PTO package."

Lillian, Environmental Services