Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet(r) 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
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Perform a variety of technical, environmental, and patient care duties under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Work/Life : Hours after orientation 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Mon-Fri, on call, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Education : $5250 per year for educational reimbursement after 2 years of service
Work Performed :
Transfer and/or assist patients during transport
Communicate and respond to patient needs promptly
Keep charge nurse informed of room status and attendant availability
Assist in the orientation of new staff as requested by nurse manager or designee
Provide emergency assistance as required
Transport specimen, equipment, etc. to appropriate area
Deliver exceptional patient care
Successfully complete annual self-instructional unit regarding age-appropriate care for the infant, toddler, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients
Prepare the unit for cases/ procedures utilizing functional equipment and supplies
Assist with positioning and preparation of patients for surgical procedures
Assist with wraps, casts, and dressings
Route non- functional equipment to proper maintenance department for repair, noting the malfunction on the equipment
Assist in minor maintenance functions (i.e. replace lightbulbs in power sources and surgical lights)
Set up and troubleshoot all equipment in service line
Accurately and safely use all patient positioning devices and tables
Clean equipment, tables and floor as required with proper cleaning solution
Collect, bag and remove soiled linen and trash properly
Replace suction liners, trash bags and other supplies as needed
Return cleaned equipment to appropriate area after the case
Stock and maintain adequate levels of supplies at scrub sink and sub rooms as appropriate
Maintain orderly work environment by keeping operating rooms, storage areas, hallways and all units clean, tidy and hazard-free
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Mechanical knowledge for assembly of equipment
Ability to comprehend and follow instructions.
Knowledge of sterile techniques
Heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, standing, and walking, ability to push, pull, climb, stoop/kneel, reach overhead and rotate trunk for prolonged periods
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