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Duke University Health System Job Description



Job Code: 5064
Job Level: F2
Revised Date: 07/01/2014
Supervisory Responsibility: Yes

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General Description of the Job Class

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.


Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

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.


Required Qualifications at this Level


BSN required



3 years of nursing experience required


Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required. ?? BLS required.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:




Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level



The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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.