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Duke University Hospital
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 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
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 Heart Center Advanced Practice Provider
Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit Advanced Practice Provider (APP)
Critical Care Nurse Practitioner or Critical Care Physician Assistant
The Duke Hospital Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides direct patient care services for complex critically ill cardiothoracic surgery and Advanced Heart Failure patients, predominately in an intensive care setting, as well as other units within Duke University Hospital including the OR, PACU, Step-down units, inpatient units, emergency department (ED), and hospital-based clinic settings in collaboration with cardiac anesthesiology and under the supervision of the cardiothoracic surgeon(s) and the Medical Director of the CTICU. The APP performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients, and provides direct patient care services.
NP: Graduate of accredited MSN or DNP Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
PA: Graduate of accredited Masters or Doctorate Degree Physician Assistant Program
Prefer candidates also to have completed a Critical Care Fellowship Program
NP: RN license issued by the NCBON with authorization to practice as a NP
PA: License to practice medicine as a PA issued by NCMB
NP: ACNP, AGACNP
Physical and mental requirements:
Primary hours fourteen (12) hour shifts/month, rotating shifts, 7 days per week including holidays.
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