Emory Healthcare RN Transplant, ESJH in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Identifies appropriate standards of care common to the patient population and safely provides patient care while supporting the unit's and hospital's Vision Alignment Matrix. Serves as a resource to lesser experienced nurses and to support staff. Develops, revises policies and procedures that pertain to specialized patient populations and/or unit and hospital practices. Functions as the charge nurse as assigned. Makes patient care assignments. Manages conflict and explores problem solving alternatives. Maintains courteous and professional behavior at all times. Assesses assigned patients; reviews medical history, admitting diagnosis, physician's orders, nursing history, and evaluation of diagnostic data. Interviews patient and family to determine patient needs; communicates these to interdisciplinary health care team members as appropriate. Determines appropriate nursing interventions for identified problems, symptoms, behavioral changes. Administers direct nursing care to assigned patients based on priorities and timeframes. Evaluates patients' responses to delivery of nursing care and patient education for self care. Keeps patient and family up to date on progress. Develops, conducts and evaluates patient and family education in discussing plan of care. Teaches family and patient to perform specific procedures; documents activities. When required explains rational and/or principles behind the physiology or consequences of treatments. Determines and mobilizes equipment and resources necessary for successful patient care; seeks assistance in completing nursing interventions. Collaborates with members of the health care team to determine patient needs and needs of significant others in planning the treatment. Attends scheduled staff meetings. Provides clinical guidance to students and ancillary staff. Demonstrates competency in all new equipment and procedures. Serves on unit based committees. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of nursing. One year of recent Registered Nursing experience (within the past 5 years). Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia. BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.

Additional Details

  • Infusions and Lab draws are primary

  • Mastery level with starting IVs and needle sticks

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH OP Transplant - SJH

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 26015

Job Category Nursing

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 40 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.