Emory Healthcare RN, General Surgery, LaGrange, 8a-5p in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Title RN, General Surgery, LaGrange, 8a-5p

Job Requisition ID 71596BR

Operating Unit/Division Emory Specialty Associates

Campus Location Emory Clark Holder LaGrange

Department 592120:ESA Surgery CHC LaGrange

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular

Work Shift Day

Specific Work Hours 8 AM - 5 PM

PRN Position? No

Job Description The registered nurse, under the supervision of the Nursing Supervisor and/or Clinical Manager, provides clinical care and/or support activities appropriate to the patient population served in an outpatient physician office setting. In conjunction with physicians and staff, support, plan, and implement the appropriate patient care evaluation and/or treatment. Obtain medical history and evaluates the overall health status of the individual. Performs preoperative evaluations and assist the physician with patients in the office setting. Directs and assists in carrying out safe aseptic technique and procedures. Offers leadership and direction to medical assistants. Participates as a team member in the patient¿s plan of care. Provides support and acts as a resource for physicians and other healthcare providers as necessary. This position provides on call and hospital rounding coverage for physicians. Complies with department policies and procedures, and supports organzitions philosophy. All other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current Georgia State license. Membership in a professional organization preferred. Two years of nursing experience in an outpatient physician office setting. BCLS certified. Gynecology oncology experience preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Very Heavy); > 100 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); > 50 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); > 20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting > 100 lbs; Carrying objects weighing 50 lbs or greater; Frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste; Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; Environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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