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Emory Healthcare/Emory University RN, Hematology/Medical Oncology, 7:30am-6pm in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Hematology / Medical Oncology, Winship Clifton Rd;

Unit specializes in:Treatments for: Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematology

About us:

We have 3 units that are divided within the Specialty:

In these units, we have a team of professionals for patient care including: RN’s, Physicians, APP’s, Medical Assistants, Clinical Pharmacists, Social Workers, Dieticians, Educators / Preceptors, along with the Unit Director of Nursing

In these units: We see new patients, patients that are a part of active clinical trials, 2 nd opinions, and patients that are under surveillance as a part of their long-term cancer treatment plans

Orientation: Typically is 12 weeks (Can be shorter or longer, based on the need of the new employee)

Orientation is 5 days per week for the duration of the 12 weeks – Can go to 4 (10 hour) days after orientation if desired with varying days off / no weekends or holidays

Our Teams offer great synergy!

Planning: The team has daily huddles, including all team-members working together for the day where they pre-plan the day to ensure the unit is properly supplied for each patient’s treatment and to ensure all staff are prepared properly for each patient’s needs prior to them getting there.

Clinic prep is done each day, including reviewing patient charts to ensure the team is fully prepared for all visits.

The team works heavily in Care Coordination: Working directly with insurance companies, Completing FMLA paperwork and processing, scheduling of scans, Patient Referrals, Telephone Triage and some telehealth

These units are patient focused units and work best to bring the care directly to the patient: We conduct labs in the room to include blood draws / central lines

Schedules: Typically range from 8am-5:30pm with staggered shifts coming in; will slightly vary if you are working 4 (10) hour days

Parking: Parking is satellite parking, with shuttles every few minutes (due to the size of the campus), will want to a lot 15-20 minutes of extra commute time for parking.

Training: Will be assigned to 1-2 preceptors for training to ensure a strong start and ongoing learning within the unit

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. All nurses employed in roles requiring an unencumbered nursing license must have a valid, active license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board. 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 Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHM Hem Onc-Clifton Plaza

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 90688

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 7:30a-6p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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