Duke University AMBULATORY CARE NURSE II - Duke Endocrine at South Durham in Durham, North Carolina

99810BR

Auto req ID:

99810BR

Duke Entity:

PRIVATE DIAGNOSTIC CLINICS

Job Code:

4180 AMBULATORY CARE NURSE II

Job Description:

Duke Endocrine at South Durham

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients in ambulatory clinic settings in accordance with the medical and nursing plans of care and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

JOB DUTIES

  1. Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in ambulatory settings, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager, charge nurse or practice manager.

  2. Delegate tasks to UAP.

  3. Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care and serve as a team leader.

  4. Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvement activities.

  5. Support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities.

  6. Collect and analyzepatient data, make recommendations for nursing care plans, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriately nursing actions taken and patient responses.

  7. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.

  8. Prepare for daily clinic needs.

  9. Triage phone calls

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

List factors that identify the better candidates from a group of people who meet the minimum qualifications.

  • Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and all unlicensed assistive personnel.

  • Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process.

  • Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures

  • Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families

  • Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care.

  • Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up

  • Ability to use fine motor skills

  • Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements designated by work area or organization

  • Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status

  • Ability to use the computer and learn new software programs

  • Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools

  • Ability to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients

  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds

  • Ability to remain focused and organized

  • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to ambulatory patients

  • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions

  • Working knowledge and completion of appropriate TJC and other regulatory requirements

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES

Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES

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.

LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

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

  • BLS required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.

  • Must be present on site for 8 hour shifts during standard business hours.

  • Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills & cooperation.

  • Must work as late person when scheduled or according to business needs

  • Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies.

  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands & priorities.

  • Must maintain attention to detail over extended period of time.

  • Must be continually aware of variations in changing situations.

  • Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day.

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to carry 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to reach for objects by extending arms.

Location:

Durham

Exempt/Non-Exempt:

Non-exempt

Requisition Number:

401408296

Position Title:

AMBULATORY CARE NURSE II - Duke Endocrine at South Durham

Shift:

First/Day

Job Family Level:

E1

Full Time / Part Time:

FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary:

Regular

Department Name:

South Durham Endocrine

Minimum Qualifications:

Duke University 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 essential job 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.

Education

Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.

Experience

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.