Clinical Nurse Specialist - Duke University Health System

Duke University Durham , NC 27701

Posted 3 months ago

Clinical Nurse Specialist Duke University Health System Day Shift

Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Clinical Nurse Specialist who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

Department Profile:

The Advanced Practice Department at Duke University Health System is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.

The Duke Health System has several Clinical Nurse Specialist opportunities available, including:

  • Adult Diabetes Education at Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke University Hospital, or Duke Regional Hospital

  • Infection Prevention at Duke University Hospital

  • Neurology with Duke Health System

Work Hours & Shifts:

Full Time: Day Shift

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 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.

  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!

  • Relocation Assistance!

  • Tuition Reimbursement!

General Description of the Job Class

Provide specialized patient care functions as a clinician, educator and/or a consultant for a specified patient population.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Coordinate with the nursing staff to identify patient care problems, to implement approaches to these problems and to evaluate the effectiveness of the approaches.

Perform clinical evaluations and make clinical judgments based on a synthesis of concepts, principles, models and theories to solve complex problems.

Serve as a consultant in a nursing specialty area for patients, nurses and other health team members throughout Duke University Medical Center and community agencies.

Participate in departmental and hospital committees and meetings to facilitate improvement of patient care and development of goals, philosophies and objectives for a specialized patient population.

Maintain liaison with faculty members of schools of nursing to arrange and facilitate clinical experience for nursing students; communicate with faculty members concerning students' needs and progress.

Coordinate the development and implementation of an educational program designed to convey specialized knowledge and skills to nursing personnel.

Coordinate plans for the professional development of the nursing staff assigned to a specialty unit area and serve as a practitioner of specialized patient care. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Position requirements

Education: Work requires completion of a minimum of a Master's degree in Nursing

Licensure: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of NC and CNS recognition by the NCBON

Certification: CNS certification strongly preferred,

CDE and/or Advanced Diabetes Management certification preferred for Adult Diabetes Education positions

Experience: Work requires three years of nursing experience

Life support: BLS.

EEO Disclosure:

Duke University 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 ideasan 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 essential job 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.

Duke Health Highlights:

Duke University Hospital Profile

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 2016, Duke University Hospital admitted 41,408 patients and had 1,119,151 outpatient visits. U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2016-17. Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

Duke Regional Hospital Profile

Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,700 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting.

Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2016, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 15,792 patients and had 123,234 outpatient visits.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #16 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2016-17.

Duke Raleigh Hospital Profile

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 1,300 people.

The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. In fiscal year 2016, Duke Raleigh Hospital admitted 8,967 patients and had 190,846 outpatient visits.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as #11 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2016-17.

Keyword Search:

Registered Nurse, RN, APP, CDE



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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Duke University Health System

Duke University