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Requisition Number::  148793
Date:  Sep 20, 2021

Durham, NC, US, 27705


Duke Nursing Highlights:


  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100Nurses.
  • 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
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!


Schedule:  Primarily Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm; schedules may vary. 


General Description of the Job Class


Performs specialized, professional nursing work instructing student nurses in Watts College.


Duties and Responsibilities of this Level


  • Instructs student nurses in the theoretical and clinical aspects of the practice of nursing.
  • Consults with administration on Watts College of Nursing, in developing curriculum content, course outline and teaching schedules in conformity with objectives of the nursing program and accreditation standards.
  • Instructs students and facilitates discussions about accepted methods of nursing practice including professional aspects of nursing, theories of physiology and psychodynamics, assessment of functional health patterns, nursing interventions, medical, surgical and allied health treatments (such as observing and recording symptoms and applying principles of asepsis and antisepsis, etc.).
  • Interacts and collaborates with nursing service personnel to supplement classroom learning with practical experience in nursing units or community; assigns students to patients and observes performance in actual nursing situations.
  • Uses evidenced based practices as applicable in the clinical setting.
  • Prepares, administers and grades examinations to determine student performance and achievement; maintains necessary records to indicate student progress.
  • Assists students through observational and participative experiences to apply nursing theory, the nursing process and nursing techniques in clinical settings.
  • Counsels students on educational and related problems; facilitates problem solving process; offers advice and assistance as needed.
  • Makes recommendations to administration, Watts College of Nursing in developing curriculum content and improved teaching and nursing techniques.
  • Discusses instructional or related matters with administration, Watts College of Nursing; strives continuously to improve quality of student nursing instruction.
  • Participates with other faculty members and student committees in planning and coordinating extracurricular activities to promote the cultural, physical and social development of students.
  • Serves on various professional and faculty committees such as student affairs, faculty development, student services, curriculum, health and guidance; acts as advisor to student organizations.
  • Attends professional workshops, conferences and other educational meetings to promote growth, broaden the knowledge and skills of the faculty and to improve the quality of nursing education.
  • Assists in the preparation of reports required by national and state accrediting agencies.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities both in the school and the corporation.
  • Performs related work as required.


Required Qualifications at this Level




MSN required; Doctorate highly preferred 




Two calendar years prior full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse; and meets the requirements of the North Carolina State Board of Nursing (NCAC 36.0318) within 18 months of employment. Documented experience and expertise in clinical nursing area relevant to units patient population Meets all unit specific needs/competencies/age specifics.


Previous teaching experience a plus. 


Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification


  • Holds an unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the State of North Carolina. 
  • Maintains BCLS certification.
  • Certification for skills and knowledge required for the clinical setting where the clinical practicum is conducted with students (i.e., age- specific competencies, Accucheck, chemstrip UGK, etc.)


Job Level: F3


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