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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registry RN, Cardiology in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

4G is a Cardiac/Telemetry 24-bed intermediate care unit that provides nursing care to adult patients with cardiac conditions.

  • Care is provided on a 24 hour basis to patients with diagnosis including heart failure, cardiomyopathy, acute coronary syndrome, dysrhythmias, valvar heart disease, congenital heart disease, and pre and post cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology procedural care.

  • The RN skill level and nurse-patient ratio allows for frequent monitoring and assessment, and use of designated vasoactive and anti-arrhythmic medications in stable situations.

  • The clinical services provided include telemetry monitoring, patient and family education, physical assessment, post procedure recovery, pre procedure monitoring and preparation, oxygen therapy, blood administration, pain management, IV therapy, sheath removal, radial hemostasis band management, and medication administration.

  • Remote telemetry monitoring is provided by nursing technicians to other areas of the hospital 24 hours a day via placement of telemetry.

Description

This is a registry position with a shift of 7am - 7:30pm.

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.

  • 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

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Cardiology 4G

Job Type PRN / Registry

Job Number 73744

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 7a-7:30p

Standard Hours 4 Hours

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