Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registered Nurse, Pre Op Holding Area, 5:00a to 3:30p in Atlanta, Georgia
Are you an RN with preoperative or critical care experience seeking to grow your expertise and challenge yourself? If so, we’ve got the job for you!
The Emory University Hospital Pre-Operative Holding Area (POHA) is looking for an RN for the 5:00a to 3:30p shift.
Who we are : a patient-centered, 24-bed pre-operative holding area that prepares patients for cutting edge surgeries not done anywhere else in metro Atlanta. We specialize in:
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Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you choose to join this distinguished institution, you choose 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 Orthopedics & Spine Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.
Our nurses are integral members of inter-professional teams in our hospitals and clinics that are dedicated to outstanding patient care. They are active in shared governance, providing them a voice to make decisions that affect their work. Emory nurses are eager to share what they learn not just with our healthcare system and other Atlanta hospitals, but with healthcare systems and hospitals on a national and international scale.
Emory Healthcare continues to lead the world in evidence-based practices, utilizing cutting-edge technology to take us to the next level. As a result, many of our patients travel from great distances to get their care at Emory, and are able to receive treatments years before they are available to the general public.
Convenient Location : Emory University Campus; Clifton Road
Operating Hours : 5am to 9:30pm with varying days off and 10-hour shifts. We are closed on holidays, weekends and there is NO call requirement.
Our Team : The POHA is a fast-paced, fun, challenging environment that encourages you to use your critical thinking and time-management skills. This unit offers a work-life balance including self-scheduling, a family feeling, and sense of community. We are constantly raising the bar in standards of care for humankind. We are seeking an experienced RN to work in our POHA and cross train to our Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). He or she will provide service to both inpatient and outpatient populations, including Phase 2 rotation.
If this sounds like YOU come join a dynamic team!
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 effect 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 or recent completion of a re-entry nursing program.
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
(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 Emory Univ Hospital
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department EUH Pre-Op Holding Area
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 91378
Job Category Nursing
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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