• Requisition Number: 100120918
  • Department: DUKE HOSPITAL
  • Location: Durham
  • Type of Position: Regular
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Specialty: Surgical Services/OR
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Clinical Nurse II OR Neurosurgery – Duke University Hospital

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:
The OR Neurosurgery Unit at Duke University Hospital is comprised of an 8-bed Surgical Unit. The Department of Neurosurgery maintains a highly skilled clinical practice with a national and international referral base and reputation. Our clinical services include 25 neurosurgeons who are engaged in all clinical sub-specialties of neurosurgery Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time. Operating room experience is required.

Work Hours & Shifts:
Full Time: 10 hour shifts that start at 6:30am; some call (8 hr shift in a 6 month period)

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!

Job Summary:

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.

Duke University Hospital is comprised of three surgical sites; Duke Hospital ,which is a 24-hour, 7 day a week, Level 1 Trauma Center with 35 Operating Rooms connected to the Duke Medicine Pavilion (DMP) with 18 operating rooms. Additionally, we have an Ambulatory Surgery Center with 9 operating rooms and Eye Center with 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

Registered Nurse, Operating Room, Ortho, RN, Med-Surg RN, Medical- Surgical RN, AMSN, CMSRN
Surgical Services/OR