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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registered Nurse, Operating Room, Ortho Surgery, ASC at Executive Park, PRN in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

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. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals: Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, Emory University Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

Our nurses are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re looking for passionate operating room nurses who are ready to join a team that’s redefining quality nursing care. Our operating room nurses are an integral part of Emory Healthcare’s high-functioning, inter-professional teams dedicated to providing the best care for patients through collaboration, communication and patient safety, and have embraced and led advancements in surgical care. As part of these teams, our operating room nurses define their practice through attention to nursing excellence and outstanding patient care, are driven by their expertise, compassion and dedication to evidence-based practice, and operate at a higher level of practice. If you are an RN who has current Operating Room experience, we invite you to consider a career at Emory Healthcare.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Is a 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 lesser experienced nurses and to support staff.

  • Under general supervision, demonstrates a thorough knowledge of therapeutic patient care, patient advocacy, clinical pathways/care maps, team dynamics, and hospital systems.

  • Prioritizes nursing interventions for assigned group of patients.

  • Identifies complex patient problems related to symptoms, behavioral changes, abnormal diagnostic data and learning needs.

  • Ensures continuity of care.

  • Coordinates diagnostic procedures.

  • Anticipates potential patient crises through continual evaluation of patient outcomes.

  • May participate in quality improvement efforts.

  • Serves as a resource for other registered nurses and support staff.

  • May function in the Charge Nurse role and make patient care assignments.

  • Thoroughly documents all aspects of patient care, following established charting procedures.

  • Participates in unit orientation of new staff and may serve as a preceptor.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 24 months of recent nursing experience within the past five years.

  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia.

  • BLS certification required and ACLS may be required in designated departments

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 The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30329

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department TEC ASC - Orthopedics EXP

Job Type PRN / Registry

Job Number 54320

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 6:30a-5p

Standard Hours 4 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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