Clinical Nurse II - Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Department

Duke Health

Job Description

Clinical Nurse II Duke University Hospital Day Shift

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

Department Profile:
Lenox Baker Childrens Hospital at Duke University Hospital is comprised of pediatric outpatient clinics. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.

Department Profile:
The Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Department at Lenox Baker are active in delivering exemplary are for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience.

This position will provide triage support and care coordination for patient populations with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Fragile X, etc.), in collaboration with dynamic multidisciplinary teams. This position will also help in providing clinical support to these patient populations as needed (approximately 25% of time). We are looking for someone with the ability to establish a strong rapport with patients and families by phone, coordinate services, and provide education and nursing care to patients and families in the clinic setting.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:
A solid background in Pediatric Nursing
Experience with telephone triage or managed care coordination
Strong oral /written communication skills, software navigation abilities (EPIC experience preferred)
Good organizational skills
Flexible attitude with the ability to function both independently and as a team member, assisting patients/ families through home care coordination and in the clinic setting

This position requires indirect patient support tasks and some limited direct clinic time which may include the following:
Telephone triage
Patient/ family education
Coordinating clinic flow to ensure optimal utilization of time for patients and departmental staff
Completing clinical paperwork including lab forms, school forms, medical releases, emergency and travel letters, etc.
Coordinating referral appointments (internal & external)
Prescription refills
Prior Authorizations
Order entry for future appointments

Work Hours & Shifts:
Full Time: Hours may very, but will typically fall within a standard Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm schedule.

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 Carolinas 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!

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. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is required.
Graduation from an accredited Bachelors Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program is required.
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

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
Current registration with North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina required.
BLS (or higher) certification required.
Professional specialty certification (preferred).

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