Registered Nurse - 2-2 Cancer Center Breast/GYN Durham, NC $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 230720
Duke University Hospital
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet 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
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
Duke Cancer Center Clinic 2-2 is a multidisciplinary clinic that houses multiple specialties including - Breast Medical Oncology, Breast Surgical Oncology, GYN Medical/Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Medical/Surgical Oncology, and Head & Neck Oncology.
The RN works as part of a primary care team, which includes providers, residents, fellows and other clinical support staff, to provide clinical support to patients and caregivers, such as comprehensive assessment, general and focused education, and decision-making support.
Other duties may include:
Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team including: nurse triage, schedulers, and other support services
Facilitate obtaining additional records, slides, scans needed for new patient evaluations and return patients if not in Care Everywhere
Route return appointment requests in clinic to front desk as directed by MD/APP
Check through clinic visits and ensure all patients have appropriate orders
Coordinate outside labs/scans with other providers
Obtaining all materials needed for new patients such as: outside lab/scan results and pathology for review, as needed (office staff can call and get but may need nurse to track)
Ensure follow-up appointments are scheduled appropriately as requested
Medication teaching, symptoms management teaching, and/or surgical teaching when indicated
Triage of patients (calling patients back for issues that don't need direct APP/MD response)
Assist with medication refill requests
Calling patients with negative or normal test results as directed by the APP/MD
Assisting with disease specific procedures and therapies
Other tasks as assigned by Nurse Manager or delegated tasks by the APP/MD within the nursing scope
Education: BSN or ADN - If Associates Degree in Nursing, must be enrolled in a bachelor's program within 2 years of hire and completed within 5 years of hire.
1 year of Oncology experience preferred
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred
Job Related Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Communication skills including fluency in oral and written English.
Basic computer skills including the ability to send/receive email, navigate information technology associated with the position, and use Electronic Health
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.
Obtain an Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) within 18 months of hire
Registrations, Certifications, and/or Licenses:
Must have unencumbered current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. If compact license, must obtain NC license within 90 days.
Current BLS certification issued by the American Heart Association
Oncology Nurse (OCN) preferred - encouraged to obtain within 18 month of hire
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