Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registered Nurse, Heart & Vascular Unit in Decatur, Georgia
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Our nurses are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.
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Is a 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 lesser experienced nurses and to support staff.
Under general supervision, demonstrates a thorough knowledge of therapeutic patient care, patient advocacy, clinical pathways/care maps, team dynamics, and hospital systems.
Prioritizes nursing interventions for assigned group of patients.
Identifies complex patient problems related to symptoms, behavioral changes, abnormal diagnostic data and learning needs.
Ensures continuity of care.
Coordinates diagnostic procedures.
Anticipates potential patient crises through continual evaluation of patient outcomes.
May participate in quality improvement efforts.
Serves as a resource for other registered nurses and support staff.
May function in the Charge Nurse role and make patient care assignments.
Thoroughly documents all aspects of patient care, following established charting procedures.
Participates in unit orientation of new staff and may serve as a preceptor.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 24 months of recent nursing experience within the past five years.
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia.
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.
This Heart & Vascular position has two 12 hour shifts that the nurses rotate. 0600-1830 and 0830-2100. They also cover mandatory two weekend 8 hour shift in the Stress Lab plus one major and minor holiday. Cardiology/IR procedural experience, moderate sedation, Stress Lab and/or ED/ICU experience preferred. ACLS/BLS/Basic EKG interpretation required.
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Division Emory Decatur Hospital
Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033
Campus Location US-GA-Decatur
Department DEC-Heart & Vascular Nursing
Job Type PRN / Registry
Job Number 57394
Job Category Nursing
Standard Hours 4 Hours
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