Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registered Nurse, Integrated Memory Care - Dementia, Executive Park, 8a to 5p in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Integrated Memory Care practice is seeking a full-time registered nurse for their growing team. The practice, established as a new model of care for people living with dementia in 2015, is expanding its reach to include not only a clinic but also care in senior living communities. The registered nurse will play a significant role in triaging clinical concerns, population health management, managing clinical referrls, and chronic care management billing. The RN will delegate appropriately to LPNs on the team.
The IMCC ( www.emoryhealthcare.org/imcc ) is an advanced primary care model for people with a dementia diagnosis, managing everything from a runny nose to hypertension and urinary tract infections along with the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of dementia. The practice is nationally-recognized by the NCQA as a Patient-Centered Medical Home and by IHI as an Age-Friendly Health System as well as a best practice exemplar by the Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care.
The practice emphasizes doing its work as a high-functioning team as much as it values its national recognition. The best fit for the team is someone who is driven to perform at the top of their professional game, is compassionate and generous toward people living with dementia and their care partners, and has a track record of collaborative and collegial practice.
Capable clinician who has acquired broad experience in caring for patients, and has developed a sound understanding about the care of a particular patient population.
Routinely uses acquired knowledge, theory, research and experience to respond to changes in clinical situations.
Is able to apply the Synergy Model for Care in practice, and use this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family.
Serves as a resource to colleagues and strong advocate for patients/families.
Consistently communicates effectively and respectfully with the patient, the patient's family, and other members of the healthcare team.
Delivers safe, dependable and effective care to a patient population independently utilizing the nursing process.
Demonstrates developed assessment skills.
Recognizes the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes.
Continues to recognize own performance limitations, but requires minimal assistance.
Documents the nursing process accurately and in the appropriate format (e.g. computer, clinical pathway, chart).
Plans and implements patient care independently.
Utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care.
Evaluates patient's response to planned care and adjusts plan of care as appropriate.
Identifies patient and family learning needs and makes recommendations to resources regarding those needs.
Incorporates AACN Synergy Model into clinical practice. Manages time effectively.
Identifies the need to revise policies and procedures for a patient population based on receipt/review of evidence-based research.
Delegates appropriately utilizing the Synergy model of care.
Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources in planning patient care.
Functions in a developing leadership role.
Functions as Charge Nurse when assigned.
Orients staff or students as assigned in absence of designated preceptor.
Utilizes resources in a responsible manner with a focus on cost containment.
Demonstrates effective listening skills.
Reduces barriers to facilitate communication.
Utilizes effective conflict resolution skills.
Individualizes care based upon the knowledge of the patient and the family.
Recognizes needs and advocates for patient based on knowledge of condition.
Has awareness of one's own values and how they affect interactions and relationships.
Recognizes that cultural differences need to be considered in developing patient and family relationships (focus on identifying cultural norms).
Identifies and implements a course of action in non-routine situations.
May seek assistance to resolve complex issues.
Respects and maintains confidential information.
Accepts personal accountability for professional development and growth.
Participates within the unit to identify and address discipline specific issues and needs.
Articulates application of Synergy model for care in clinical practice.
Collects, reports, analyzes and provides data on an ongoing basis and as required by physician and/or interdisciplinary teams in accordance with organization standards.
Revises and evaluates effectiveness of patient care documentation.
Uses interviews, surveys, focus groups and questionnaires to identify and resolves areas for improvement.
Meets all Clinical Nurse I Employee Commitments.
Achieves points and contact hours as defined in the PLAN (clinical lattice) point system to maintain position.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 12 months of recent nursing experience within the past five years.
Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board.
BLS certification required and ACLS may be required in designated departments.
Exceptions: Individuals currently employed as a LPN within the EHC system at the time of completion of an accredited RN program and becoming licensed as a RN will be considered eligible to move to the Nurse Clinician title while matriculating through the Resident program.
(Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
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 The Emory Clinic
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30329
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department TEC IMCC-Community
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 89378
Job Category Nursing
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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