Registered Nurse - Transplant

Updated: 5 days ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA

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:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach 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!
  • Relocation Assistance!

The Liver Transplant Nurse Clinician is responsible and accountable for clinical expertise for liver disease patient populations. The Nurse Clinician functions as an integral part of the transplant interdisciplinary team, partnering with the nurse coordinator and contributing to excellence in patient care, research, and teaching within the transplant center.

 Provides specialized nursing support, care, and education to patients in collaboration with nurse coordinators, transplant physicians and in accordance with established transplant policies and procedures. Assesses in partnership with the nurse coordinator, 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 after transplant.

Preferred Experience

  • Ambulatory Care experience
  • Liver disease care
  • Coordinating Care
  • Multi-tasking
  • Organization and Communication Skills
  • Documentation and Charting

 This is a salaried position that does not require weekends and holidays.  This position does extensive patient assessment in clinic environment, phone triage, and patient education to ensure exemplary care.

Work Hours & Shifts:  Monday – Friday, hours per program practice.
Full Time:   Day shift, Weekdays.

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