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Clinical Nurse I PACU

Durham, NC

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Hiring Company

Duke University Hospital

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

As a Clinical Nurse with Duke University Health System, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a patient-centered atmosphere. The Clinical Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities. Utilizing the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department. Plan and provide advanced and/or specialized nursing care for patients in guided by DUHS Professional Practice model participate in the clinical ladder program, educational activities, departmental committees, research projects or other health related projects as assigned. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Adheres to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

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

Department Profile:
With over 26,000 patient visits per year, Duke University Hospital’s Perianesthesia Department (PACU) provides world-renowned patient and family centered care. With strengths in teamwork, inter-disciplinary collaboration, and professional respect, we offer a dynamic environment for professional development.

Our PACU cares for patients ranging from ambulatory to ICU levels of care through its perioperative experience, beginning with preoperative care all the way through phased post-operative care to meet every patient needs. We focus on technically complex inpatient and outpatient surgeries ranging from transplant to minor ambulatory procedures.

Our clinical service lines include general surgery, urological surgery, neurosurgery, trauma surgery, orthopedic surgery, oncologic surgeries, and gynecological surgeries on patients from birth through geriatrics. 6 operating rooms. We facilitate a streamlined approach to serving patients within the continuum of surgical care while maintaining high standards of excellence. By becoming part of the Duke Surgical Services team, you will have opportunities to participate in national and international research, education, and cutting edge technologies.

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic
  • Orthopedics
  • Plastics
  • Neurosurgery
  • Otolaryngology Head & Neck (ENT)
  • Gynecology
  • Urology
  • Robotics
  • Transplant

Duke North /DMP Surgical Services includes eight specialties offering new and exciting opportunities in both adult and pediatrics using the latest technological advancements including two intraoperative MRI suites and two intraoperative CT suites. Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center also incorporates a variety of services that provide outpatient procedures offering the latest technology for adult and pediatric patients. Our Eye Center operating rooms provide highly specialized surgery for all ophthalmology including; glaucoma/corneal transplant, cataracts, vitreo-retinal, Neuro-ophthalmology and pediatrics.

2015 Statistics:

  • Average Daily Census 783
  • Surgical Cases 40, 055
  • Endoscopy Cases 20,000
  • Cath Cases 7, 500
  • 500 + Life Flight transports per year

Work Hours & Shifts:

  • No call or weekend requirement
  • Day/evening/night rotations with night rotations occurring minimally per quarter (unless otherwise desired)
  • Full night opportunities available, with prior pediatric and PACU experience preferred
  • We offer opportunities in pre-op, post-op Phase I, and post-op Phase II

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.
  • 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.
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Loan Forgiveness!

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