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 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
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:
Summary Work Performed N/A Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Level Characteristicsfollowing:following: Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair redirected.WorkingWorkingphysicianperformed.physician.patients may be required.Good customer service skills.Age-specific competencies.correspond fence including:record.Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised the specimen smoothly. Answer telephone explaining treatment procedures to patients greet patients schedule appointments arranged for laboratory services admissions fill out insurance forms Sterilize medical instruments.sutures/ staples. Change sterile and non-sterile dressings. Taking medical histories and recording vital signs prepare patients for telephone bookkeeping. Handle Authorize drug refills as directed handle billing and landfill examinations and procedures Remove Administrative duties may inc debut not limited to performing other administrative duties such as patient medical records examination and procedures assisting the physician during the preparing patients for and his/her involvement in the plan of care, a document in patient Collect and prepare laboratory-rays, tests and proc endures. Take electrocardiogram prescriptions to a pharmacy. Draw blood Arrange for hospital precautions. Prepare and administer medications as directed by ability knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene, and basic health and safety and clinic staff daily clinic preparation working knowledge of sterile techniques knowledge of infection control procedures and safety administering routine and special treatments to patients. Work requires the ability to and special procedures that are applicable to work through schoolwork in a clinic setting. process; registration, scheduling, charge posting, order entry.to establish and maintain effective working relations ships with patients precautions applicable found to understand and follow or handwritten instructions generally acquired runs to assist medical and/or nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure office Health System medical supplies Dispose of contaminated Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content Perform basic laboratory test s on the premises working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved le to document and communicate pertinent information perform routine administrative and patient care supportive duties in practice clinic Duties may include but not limited to the Assistmedical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks education and medical assistant programming.
High School diploma required
Six months of health care experience required.
Preferred Medical Assistant Certification
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
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.
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