PEDIATRIC DIABETES NURSE CLINICIAN - DUH Full Time
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 166353
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 MagnetÂ® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolinaâ€™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
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Duke University Hospital
Center for Advance Practice
Pediatric Diabetes Nurse Clinician (NC)
The Pediatric Diabetes Education Nurse Clinician (NC) provides specialized clinical services for patients and families served by the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology. The NC collaborates in providing formal and informal patient, family, and staff education. He/she coordinates patient care, including providing telephone triage service, serving as liaison between patients, families, school nurses, social workers, nutritionists, and health care providers. The NC functions as an integral part of the Duke Pediatric Endocrine Service.
Specific Job Responsibilities and Standards
Coaching / Education, in coordination with Pediatric Diabetes Education Nurse Clinician colleages
Evidence based practice, Quality Improvement and Research
Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Licensure: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of NC Certified Diabetes Educator strongly preferred. If not certified, must achieve certification within a year of starting the position.
Experience: Three years of nursing experience
Life support: BLS
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