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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Orthopedic Med/Surg Program Coord in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Emory University Orthopedics & Spine Hospital (EUOSH) achieved Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork, and superiority in patient care. EUOSH inpatient nursing has a very active Unit Practice Council and shared governance is an important part of decision making.

EUOSH focuses on the orthopedics surgery needs of our patients. Our surgical services include:

  • Major Joint Replacement (hip, knee and shoulder)

  • Minimally invasive orthopedic surgery

  • Hip resurfacing

  • Spine surgery

  • Spinal fusions

  • Scoliosis and spine deformity surgery

  • Artificial spine disc replacement

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Coordinates care from admission to discharge of orthopedic and spine patients. Leads the multidisciplinary ortho/spine team.

  • Provides knowledge and skill in the care of ortho and spine patients and serves as a resource to staff, interdisciplinary team and serves as a primary point of contact for patients and families in providing indirect patient care.

  • Maintains quality assurance data with the goals of achieving clinical excellence, including leading and maintaining certification/accreditation requirements.

  • Provides education and training in accordance to data results and trends identified.

  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures, order sets and pathways to improve quality of care and program development.

  • Responsible for enhancing the patient experience by providing a seamless navigation process from diagnosis to full recovery.

  • Works with patients and families to answer questions, provide emotional support and solve issues concerning the cycle of care.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4 years of experience as an RN, with one year in area of concentration. BSN, Master's preferred.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium): 20-50lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11/25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking. Occasional sitting. Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30084

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUOSH 4th Floor

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 79256

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 7a-3:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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