Full Job Description
The Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) of Duke Health is the world-class, multi-specialty physician practice comprised of 120 clinics located throughout North Carolina. The PDC recruits the top physicians and employees and retains them by offering competitive salaries and benefits and a supportive work environment where passion and purpose connect.
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We are seeking an AMBULATORY CARE NURSE (RN) to be an integral member of the healthcare team and provide direct and indirect care to patients at the Duke South Dermatology Clinic (Clinic 3K) at 40 Duke Medicine Circle in Durham, NC. The schedule for this position is Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:30pm and Fridays 8:00am-noon with no weekends or holidays. Professional development opportunities include the opportunity to advance on the clinical ladder as well as classes to support functioning as a preceptor and in a team lead role. Dermatology experience is preferred, however candidates with experience in other specialties who are interested in expanding their knowledge and skills to include dermatology are also encouraged to apply.
WE INVITE YOU TO APPLY IF:
You are compassionate, patient, and have top notch interpersonal skills and your goal is to promote patient’s well-being through exceptional nursing care.
You are detail oriented, conscientious and take pride in ensuring accuracy in your work.
You are collaborative and excited to be part of a care team.
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.
Perform skills such as phototherapy and injecting anesthesia for cutaneous surgeries.
Collect and analyze patient data, make recommendations for nursing care plans, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriately nursing actions taken and patient responses.
Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers.
Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care and serve as a team leader.
Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care, including equipment and material resources.
Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
Support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities.
Participate in clinic or entity level performance improvement activities.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
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 record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status
Certain jobs in the Private Diagnostic Clinic 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.
The Private Diagnostic Clinic 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.
The PDC 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
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description