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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Sitter in Johns Creek, Georgia

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory Nursing Support professional. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®- recognized hospitals: Emory University Orthopedics & Spine Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

We’re looking for passionate nursing support professionals who are ready to join a team that’s redefining quality nursing care. As integral members of high-functioning, inter-professional teams, Emory Healthcare is on the frontline of care in our hospitals and operate with a full complement of specialties and the ability to care for medically complex patients.

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.

Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

PRN, 7a-7:30p, Nursing Administration

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Is assigned to a patient in the hospital setting to maintain a safe environment.

  • Observes and reports any changes in the patient's condition to the nurse accountable for the patient's nursing care.

  • Communicates with patient/family members and all members of the health team to relay appropriate information as part of patient care. As part of a patient focused service, promotes a supportive and healing environment so that customer and staff satisfaction are enhanced.

  • Under the supervision of the patient's nurse, may assist with transportation of the patient throughout the hospital, ambulation of the patient, bedpan/bathroom functions, bathing, bed making, feeding, providing oral fluids to patient and positions for comfort.

  • Ensures the neatness and cleanliness of patient's room. Supports cost efficient/effective patient care.

  • Complies with Universal Precaution guidelines and all other infection control procedures and safety standards to maintain and promote a clean and healthy work environment.

  • May discard disposable supplies, assist with bedrails wheelchairs, walkers, canes, and bedpans, under the supervision of the patient's nurse. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One year healthcare experience or one semester of clinical experience preferred.

  • American Heart Associate BLS certification required.

  • Completion of department orientation and training within 90 days of hire.

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 Johns Creek

Campus Location Johns Creek, GA, 30097

Campus Location US-GA-Johns Creek

Department EJC Nursing Administration

Job Type PRN / Registry

Job Number 129746

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 7a-7:30p

Standard Hours 4 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $14.60/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $16.79/Hr.

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.

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