Emory Healthcare/Emory University RN, Orthopedics Med/Surg in Atlanta, Georgia
Emory University Orthopedics & 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 orthopedics surgery needs of our patients. Our surgical services include:
Major Joint Replacement (hip, knee and shoulder)
Minimally invasive orthopedic surgery
Scoliosis and spine deformity surgery
Artificial spine disc replacement
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, and 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 affect 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 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. Exceptions: Individuals currently employed as a LPN within the EHC system at the time of completion of an accredited RN program and becoming licensed as a RN will be considered eligible to move to the Nurse Clinician title while matriculating through the Resident program.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited prelicensure nursing program. All candidates must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia and have less than 12 months experience within the past five years. BLS certification required and ACLS may be required in designated departments. Eligible Participant-Entry-level nurses who have graduated from an accredited prelicensure nursing program. Entry-level nurses serving in their first nursing role are required to participate in the NRP. Entry-level nurses who are not in their first nursing role may participate in the program at the discretion of the NRP leadership team. However, no longer than 12 months shall elapse from the time of graduation from the prelicensure nursing program to admission into the residency program. Consideration will be given to factors such as personal or family commitments and military deployment when considering exceptions to this 12-month timeframe.
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.
RN, Orthopedic Med/Surg , Salary: 26.52- 48.27/hour, The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications as well as the specialty area, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity. This position is eligible for shift differentials. Once you are in the role, you are eligible to progress to the following roles based on qualifications: Advanced Nurse Clinician, Nurse Scholar, EeMR Resource Preceptor, and Advanced Nurse Scholar.
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Division Emory Univ Hospital
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30084
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department EUOSH 2nd Floor
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 116275
Job Category Nurse Residency
Standard Hours 36 Hours
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