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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Nurse Practice Specialist, Oncology in Atlanta, Georgia


Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory Employee. No matter where you are in your Healthcare career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. Emory Healthcare is the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-designated hospitals as well as the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet®-designated ambulatory practice.

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Join us at Emory University Hospital's Surgical Oncology team!

48 bed inpatient acute care area, population focus is post-operative Oncology surgeries to include gastric, colon, liver, breast, pancreas, kidney, bladder, prostate, GYN cancers, limited post-operative GYN surgeries associated with incontinence.



We're seeking a Nurse Practice Specialist, Surgical Oncology. The Nurse Practice Specialist is the clinical and education lead for a program or an area of defined nursing practice. The RN professional provides leadership in order to integrate new knowledge and innovation within a specialty area and appreciates system levels to help close the gap ensuring healthcare delivery is safe, timely, effective, evidence-based, equitable, efficient, and patient/family focused. This individual will:

  • Interprofessionally collaborate with and provide expert consultation to administrative leaders, educators, nurses, physicians to lead clinical practice to promote and maintain quality improvement to improve patient and population health outcomes on the unit, within the service line, and across the organization.

  • Contribute to the advancement of nursing practice at the unit/system, local, state, national, and/or international level and is instrumental in the application and lead of the Professional Practice/Care Transformation Model across the health system.

  • Participates in and leads organizational and hospital-based professional activities to maintain and/or contribute knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.

  • Directs and manages process improvement projects and initiatives that are congruent with EHC and nursing's strategic plan for innovation in healthcare, interprets results, disseminates findings, and utilizes technology and clinical and operational data for the improvement and transformation of patient-centered care modeling transformational leadership behaviors.

  • Influence and guides direct care for complex patients with multi system issues including the patients/families biophysical, psycho-emotional, and spiritual issues at the individual and community level and evaluates all processes to determine effective implementation and outcomes needed to meet patient goals and attain optimal care delivery outcomes.

Mentors and coaches professional development; including collaboration with resident nurses on their evidence based projects and staff seeking DNP degrees.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Professional Nursing Certification required (CCRN, CEN, OCN, etc.), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • Three years of clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse with at least two years of recent experience in the area of concentration.

  • BLS and ACLS certifications required.

Salary range: $42.38-77.13/HR

  • The salary of the position is based on specific criteria met within the qualifications as well as the specialty area, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity.

Additional Details

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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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Surgical Oncology 7T

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 124012

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $42.38/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $58.91/Hr.

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