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!
The Clinical Coach (CC) will serve as the unit specific educator, consultant, facilitator, change agent, leader, and researcher. The CC will support the development of the bedside nurse, and foster empowerment through knowledge and education to achieve excellence through the delivery of evidenced based nursing practice. The CC will work with the new team member and follow through the process of assessment, development, planning, implementation and evaluation of competency assessment, continuing education and leadership development. The CC is a role model for professional behavior, and is instrumental in creating a professional nursing climate at DUHS to meet the needs of the unit.
- Assists learners in the assessment of needs and identification of outcomes
- Coordinates orientation of new staff to the organization
- Develops/coordinates core education to address patient population specific nursing care
- Develops/coordinates core education for the development of beside leaders
- Plans, prepares and maintains materials for use in educational programs for accuracy and relevance to the target audience
- Provides educational opportunities that benefit nurses at all stages of their career development
- Develops evidence-based educational materials
- Teaches content as needed and/or assigned within clinical expertise to facilitate orientation, staff development and/or safe practice
- Serves as an educational consultant to facilities, task forces, committees, and projects relating to policy, procedure and program development
- Responses to regulatory mandates for research and management of sentinel events
- Consults with staff regarding individual learning needs
- Supports the integration of research into practice
- Conducts and/or contributes to nursing research
- Identifies and recruits internal and external resources (nurse, doctor, other specialists) for educational activities
- Seek opportunities to develop staff in various roles
- Integrates ethical principles in all aspects of practice
-- Leads committees, work groups and/or projects related to the implementation of educational activities
- Performs related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic Computer Skills in Microsoft office, & EPIC.
BSN required, MSN preferred.
2 years of nursing in a hospital setting is required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required. BLS required. Must obtain clinical certification (CMSRN etc.)
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.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob 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.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.