Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registered Nurse, Surgical Admitting, PRN in Decatur, Georgia
The shift for this PRN position is 9a-5:30p
JOB DESCRIPTION: 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.
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 departmentsPHYSICAL 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 Decatur Hospital
Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033
Campus Location US-GA-Decatur
Department DEC-Surgical Admitting Center
Job Type PRN / Registry
Job Number 74590
Job Category Nursing
Standard Hours 4 Hours
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