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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Unit Nurse Educator, Surgical Oncology in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory Employee. No matter where you are in your Healthcare career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. Emory Healthcare is the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-designated hospitals as well as the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet®-designated ambulatory practice.

Be Inspired. Be valued. Belong.

Join us at Emory University Hospital's Surgical Oncology team!

About the unit:

  • 48 bed inpatient acute care area, population focus is post-operative Oncology surgeries to include gastric, colon, liver, breast, pancreas, kidney, bladder, prostate, GYN cancers, limited post-operative GYN surgeries associated with incontinence.

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We're seeking a Unit Nurse Educator, Surgical Oncology, who would be recognized as an expert clinician and a leader within their area of specialty. The role is responsible for managingthe complex care needs of specific patient populations. This individual will be responsible for the following job specific duties:

  • Demonstrates proficiency in teaching and precepting skills. Facilitates development of unit preceptors including effective delegation and interpersonal skills. Assists with the development of staff portfolios. Assists the CNS and Unit Director to conduct annual educational needs assessment

  • Collaborates with management and patient/family advisory council to develop standardized teaching materials for patient and family learning needs. Models effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families. Effectively elicits integrates cultural beliefs and values from of patients and integrates these into overall patient management and education.

  • Serves as a resource person to physicians, nurses, patients, and family members. Applies principles of adult learning to plan and conduct educational sessions to promote staff development, student competence, and positive patient/family outcomes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Two years’ experience as an RN with a minimum of two years of experience in the area of concentration.

  • Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board. Nursing certification preferred.

  • Completion of formal preceptor training workshop. BLS required and ACLS may be required in designated departments.

  • If promoted internally or hired externally, the incumbent must complete UNE criteria requirements within nine months of promotion or hire, including completion of Enhancing your Communication HLC#6488.

Salary range: $30.12- 54.82/HR

  • The salary of the position is 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.

Additional Details

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium):

20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 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 Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Surgical Oncology 7T

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 120056

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 7a-7:30p

Standard Hours 36 Hours

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