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Emory Healthcare/Emory University RN, Critical Care, 7p-7:30a in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Competitive Rates & Benefits package!

Emory University Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital (EUOSH) achieved Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork, and superiority in patient care. EUOSH inpatient nursing has a very active Unit Practice Council and shared governance is an important part of decision making.

EUOSH focuses on the orthopaedic surgery needs of our patients. Our surgical services include:

  • Major Joint Replacement (hip, knee and shoulder)

  • Minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery

  • Hip resurfacing

  • Spine surgery

  • Spinal fusions

  • Scoliosis and spine deformity surgery

  • Artificial spine disc replacement

The Inpatient EUOSH Nursing Team is special. They are savvy orthopaedic clinicians, effective educators, and compassionate caregivers. The orthopaedic surgeons at EUOSH rely on the nurses to do their jobs with excellence. Caring for our patients requires specialized interdisciplinary treatment and resources. Our patients may be admitted directly from an emergency department, direct admissions from an outside hospital or physician office or PACU.

We offer interested nursing staff the opportunity to work with a high functioning interdisciplinary team that is committed to maintaining high standards of quality patient and family centered care through our Care Transformation Model. We maintain a positive work culture by respecting each other, our patients and families in every form of communication and all interactions. Our nursing team gains advance knowledge and skills in a supportive academic environment that fosters the development of critical thinking skills while understanding orthopaedic injuries, surgeries and diagnosis that may have both short and long-term impact on the patient and the family.

Our team consists of nurses, nurse leaders, advanced practice practitioners (PA, NP, CNS), MDs (medical residents & fellows), pharmacists, respiratory therapists, case management, social services, dieticians, physical & occupational therapists, and spiritual health, who work together to create an environment where comprehensive, exceptional care is provided to all patients & families. As a nurse, you will be an active and important member of this incredible team.

EUOSH Inpatient Units include:

2nd Floor – 14 acute care beds

2nd Floor ICU – 8 critical care/telemetry beds

3rd Floor – 16 beds Same Day Discharge Unit

4th Floor – 19 acute care beds

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Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30084

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUOSH ICU

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 82476

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 7p-7:30a

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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