Ambulatory Care Nurse- Raleigh Vascular Surgery

Location: North Carolina-Raleigh/Durham
Duration: Full Time
Job ID: 22850898
Company: Duke Private Diagnostic Clinic
Contact: Amanda Darnell    Call: 919-668-9380
Practice Type:   Group
Job Salary:   Hourly
Job Posted: 05/03/21

Ambulatory Care Nurse- Raleigh Vascular Surgery - 22850898

Ambulatory Care Nurse

The Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) of Duke Health is the world-class, multi-specialty physician practice comprised of 120 clinics located throughout North Carolina. The PDC recruits the top physicians and employees and retains them by offering competitive salaries and benefits and a supportive work environment where passion and purpose connect.   

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We are seeking an AMBULATORY CARE NURSE to be an integral member of the healthcare team and provide direct and indirect care to patients at our Vascular Surgery and Vein clinic in Raleigh location.


  • You are compassionate, patient, and have top notch interpersonal skills and your goal is to promote patient’s well-being through exceptional nursing care.
  • You are detail oriented, conscientious and take pride in ensuring accuracy in your work.
  • You are collaborative and excited to be part of a care team. 


  • Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in ambulatory settings, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager, charge nurse or practice manager.
  •  Plan, provide and document professional nursing care in an ambulatory interventional setting, utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager, charge nurse or Health Center Administrator.
  • Administer medications, including moderate sedation, to patients as ordered by providers or by established protocols following the six rights of medication administration.
  • Collect and analyze patient data in all areas of Angiography including pre-op, procedure room and recovery areas.
  • Make recommendations for nursing care plans, evaluate nursing care provided, document and communicate appropriate nursing actions taken, patient responses and patient education. 
  • Assist in procedures/surgery as needed.
  • Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care.
  • May be required float to another clinic especially our sister clinic at Brier Creek.
  • Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.
  • Support the development of other staff and formal learners. Participate in the identification of clinical, operational and safety related performance improvement opportunities.
  • Preparing patients for clinic visits to include routine office visits and clinic procedures.
  • Triage RN duties may include but not limited to:
    1. Managing the clinic Nurse Triage Line
    2. Collect and analyze patient data based on information gathered from parent or caregiver via the telephone.
    3. Communicate with patient’s medical provider regarding questions or concerns from parent or caregiver.
    4. Communicate with other members of the patient’s care team when necessary.


  • Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse and all unlicensed assistive personnel 
  • Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing process 
  • Knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures 
  • Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others 
  • Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care 
  • Ability to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up 
  • Ability to record activities, document assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient status 


Certain jobs in the Private Diagnostic Clinic 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.

The Private Diagnostic Clinic is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

The PDC aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values

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


  • Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program.
  • All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 45 days of hire.