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Nurse Clinician Summary-DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL-FULL TIME
The Nurse Clinician is responsible and accountable for clinical expertise for specific patient populations. The incumbent functions as a clinician, educator, investigator, consultant and leader. Clinical judgments are based on a synthesis of current research, concepts, principles, theories, and outcomes to solve complex problems. The Nurse Clinician functions as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team, contributing to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and in providing leadership to the organization.
Provides specialized nursing treatment, care, and education to patients in accordance with physician/nursing orders and established policies and procedures
Serves as a resource to patients and families, providing preoperative counseling and follow-up problem solving after discharge from the hospital
Coordinates the development, utilization, and evaluation of appropriate educational resources and interventions that assist the patient/caregiver in developing the skills for self-care
Promotes evidence-based practice through staff education and participation in developing, implementing, and evaluating process standards such as plans of care, protocols, and guidelines
As an APS member, collaborates in preparing standardized orders (CPOE) and protocol-driven practice updates and reviews
Assesses the educational needs of the patient/caregiver as it relates to the disease process, alterations in function, and assimilation back into the home and community.
Utilize current nursing and clinical research to support evidence-based clinical decision-making and practice
Participates in quality/performance improvement programs and projects, product evaluation, outcomes evaluation studies and/or clinical research.
Utilizes teaching and l earning theories to assist patients and families with physical and emotional impact of body changes and chronic illness
Provides clinical experience in a preceptor role for nursing students attending institutions that have contractual agreements with DUHS
Participates in the orientation of new nursing staff and provides expert coaching and guidance through both formal and informal one-on-one teaching with nursing staff.
The work environment involves risk discomforts that are typical of an acute care setting to include working with patients under isolation and universal precautions.
It requires safety precautions, ongoing education and health risk monitoring
Contact with specimens, chemicals, sharps, radiation, technical equipment and fumes are possible
Employees are required to wear personal protective attire according to hospital policies and OSHA guidelines
The work activity and patient acuity levels can create a stressful atmosphere
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-STATISTICAL REPORTINGANALYZE TRENDS STATISTICAL ANALYSIS DATA VERIFICATION DATA CODING- GENERAL DATA ANALYSIS
Pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Education -BSN required
Experience -3 years of nursing experience required
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required. BLS required
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