Nursing Program Coordinator- Duke Regional Hospital - Behavioral Health
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 176482
Duke Regional Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of the internationally recognized Duke University Health System.
Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville, and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate, and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units.
Duke Regional has 388 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. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In the fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries, and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital.
Working Job Description:
Establish and maintain new employee onboarding including 30,60,90 review of progress
Establish and maintain ongoing educational classes to address trauma informed care
Evaluate and develop educational opportunities to address specific staff needs when working with psychiatric patients
Participate in the evaluation of staff delivery of care and outcomes achieved
Monitor, evaluate and coach staff during difficult patient care delivery
Monitor and maintain e ducational records for employees
Master's degree preferred
Coordinate and participate in a variety of administrative and/or clinical activities related to a specific program or hospital unit within Nursing Services; coordinate staff involved in program activities and develop policies and procedures consistent with program objectives.
Coordinate operational activities of assigned program or hospital unit; make recommendations on specific operating problems and issue instructions in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Assist in the planning, development and implementation of goals and objectives of assigned program or unit in conjunction with appropriate division director and/or department head; evaluate program objectives on a continual basis; recommend changes to existing policies and procedures as appropriate. Participate in establishing and maintaining communication between ancillary departments and physicians, nursing personnel and other health care professionals regarding program and/or unit policies and procedures. Plan and conduct meetings with staff members involved in program activities to ensure compliance with established practices and keep employees abreast of current standards; develop, in conjunction with others, appropriate training and employee orientation programs. Assist in the selection, provision and control of resources required for subsequent performance of duties to include equipment, supplies, space and facilities; establish standards to ensure cost containment and to optimize working environment. Recommend various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, disciplinary actions and other related activities. Compile and maintain records, reports and documentation of program and/or unit activities to be used for program evaluation. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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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