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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registered Nurse, Multiple Specialties in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

We’re looking for experienced Med-Surg, Intensive Care and Emergency Department nurses who are ready to join a team that’s redefining quality nursing care. We have both 7am-7pm AND 7pm-7am shifts available.

Heart ♥ Soul ♥ Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives.

If you have strong experience (in at least one of these areas) at a health care system with a high degree of medical complexity and acute care patients, we invite you to apply and consider advancing your career at Emory Healthcare.

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  • Possible relocation assistance (up to $7,500 dependent on current proximity to Emory facility)

  • Excellent benefits which start day one! Just ask us!

  • Annual Merit Based Raises $$

  • Career development “PLAN” program

  • Generous paid time off and extended illness leave benefit

  • Medical plans covering preventative care and tier 0 prescription drugs at 100%

  • Tuition reimbursement to help you develop and grow in your career

  • Family-focused benefits including adoption assistance, infertility coverage, and emergency dependent back-up care

**SPECIALTY AREAS FOR MED SURG:

  • Complex Med/Surg

  • Internal Medicine

  • Surgical Transplant

  • Surgical and Medical Cardiology

  • Pulmonary & Thoracic

  • Ortho

  • Bariatric

  • ENT

  • Neuro and Neuro Sciences

  • Dialysis

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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.

  • Recognizes the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes.

  • 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.

  • Incorporates AACN Synergy Model into clinical practice.

  • Manages time effectively.

  • Delegates appropriately utilizing the Synergy model of care.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Respects and maintains confidential information.

  • Accepts personal accountability for professional development and growth.

  • Collects, reports, analyzes and provides data on an ongoing basis and as required by physician and/or interdisciplinary teams in accordance with organization standards.

  • Meets all Clinical Nurse I Employee Commitments.

  • Achieves points and contact hours as defined in the PLAN (clinical lattice) point system to maintain position

  • Oher duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with 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 from American Heart Association required (for Critical Care/ICU and Emergency Department a current ACLS certification is also required.)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (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.

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 Nursing Administration

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 71479

Job Category Nursing

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 36 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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