Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiovascular Surgery, Weekend Option
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Overview Heart. Soul. Expertise. That's what defines an Emory
nurse. 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 Orthopaedics & Spine
Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory University Hospital,
and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. We're looking for passionate
med/surg nurses who are ready to join a team that's redefining
quality nursing care. As integral members of high-functioning,
inter-professional teams, Emory Healthcare's med/surg nurses are 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 JOB
- 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 colleagues and strong advocate for
patients/families. Consistently communicates effectively and
respectfully with the patient, the patient's family, and other
members of the healthcare team. Delivers safe, dependable and
effective care to a patient population independently utilizing the
nursing process. Demonstrates developed assessment skills.
- Recognizes the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes.
Continues to recognize own performance limitations, but requires
- Documents the nursing process accurately and in the appropriate
format (e.g. computer, clinical pathway, chart). Plans and
implements patient care independently. Utilizes patient/family
input and goals in planning plan of care. Evaluates patient's
response to planned care and adjusts plan of care as appropriate.
Identifies patient and family learning needs and makes
recommendations to resources regarding those needs.
- Incorporates AACN Synergy Model into clinical practice. Manages
time effectively. Identifies the need to revise policies and
procedures for a patient population based on receipt/review of
- Delegates appropriately utilizing the Synergy model of care.
Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and
family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources
in planning patient care. Functions in a developing leadership
role. Functions as Charge Nurse when assigned.
- Orients staff or students as assigned in absence of designated
preceptor. Utilizes resources in a responsible manner with a focus
on cost containment.
- Demonstrates effective listening skills. Reduces barriers to
facilitate communication. Utilizes effective conflict resolution
skills. Individualizes care based upon the knowledge of the patient
and the family. Recognizes needs and advocates for patient based on
knowledge of condition.
- Has awareness of one's own values and how they affect
interactions and relationships.
- Recognizes that cultural differences need to be considered in
developing patient and family relationships (focus on identifying
cultural norms). Identifies and implements a course of action in
non-routine situations. May seek assistance to resolve complex
issues. Respects and maintains confidential information. Accepts
personal accountability for professional development and
- Participates within the unit to identify and address discipline
specific issues and needs. Articulates application of Synergy model
for care in clinical practice. Collects, reports, analyzes and
provides data on an ongoing basis and as required by physician
and/or interdisciplinary teams in accordance with organization
- Revises and evaluates effectiveness of patient care
documentation. Uses interviews, surveys, focus groups and
questionnaires to identify and resolves areas for improvement.
- Meets all Clinical Nurse I Employee Commitments. Achieves
points and contact hours as defined in the PLAN (clinical lattice)
point system to maintain position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 12 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 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.
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