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Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU at Meridian Mark

Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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Children's is one of the nation's leading children's hospitals. No matter the role, every member of our team is an essential part of our mission to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow. We're committed to putting you first, and that commitment is at the heart of our company culture: People first. Children always. Find your next career opportunity and make a difference doing what you love at Children's.

Job Description

Performs nursing process while providing direct patient care in a safe and effective manner that promotes quality patient outcomes. Functions as member of interdisciplinary healthcare team.


No minimum experience required

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
1 year of experience


Graduation from accredited school of nursing

Certification Summary

Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) within 1 year of employment as required by department

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

No minimally required knowledge, skills, or abilities

Job Responsibilities

Practice (Caring for the Patient)

Performs nursing process across the continuum to deliver age and developmentally appropriate patient-family-centered care.
Integrates values and language preferences into healthcare delivery through a culturally sensitive process.
Utilizes clinical decision support tools and resources to recognize issues, prioritize care, and modify plan of care as needed.
Utilizes appropriate documentation tools to record, measure, and retrieve healthcare data.
Provides patient and family education appropriate for identified learning needs.
Utilizes resources to plan and provide nursing care that is safe, effective, and financially responsible.

Development (Fostering Clinical Knowledge)

Participates in lifelong learning to maintain knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice.
Incorporates new knowledge into nursing practice to support desired outcomes.
Maintains professional records that provide evidence of competence and learning.
Self-evaluates professional practice in relation to performance, development, resiliency, and goals.
Takes action to achieve goals identified during performance review, resulting in change in practice and role performance.

Engagement (Engaging and Leading Professionally)

Provides oversight for nursing care given by unlicensed personnel while retaining accountability for patient care quality.
Engages in ethical practices utilizing principles from The Code of Ethics for Nurses.
Maintains therapeutic and professional relationships with appropriate role boundaries.
Contributes to a supportive and healthy work environment.
Consults, contributes to, and coordinates care with interdisciplinary healthcare team members.
Demonstrates investment in others through teaching/coaching/helper roles.
Demonstrates support of shared leadership through awareness of initiatives and providing input.
Drives and effectively facilitates timely admission, transfer, and discharge process for unit, ensuring efficient and safe patient flow.

Outcomes (Driving Excellent Results)

Integrates evidence and research findings into clinical judgement and nursing practice.
Participates in monitoring activities within work environment to maintain a culture of safety.
Identifies and communicates hazards and errors.
Participates in quality and process improvement activities to improve patient outcome and workflows.
Ensures equipment is in working order to provide safe patient care.
Demonstrates commitment and flexibility through times of change.

Professional Mandatory Requirements

Completes orientation and initial assessment of competency successfully by determined due date.
Completes mandatory education and annual competency assessment requirements as defined by unit and system by due date.
Achieves 75% attendance at staff meetings if applicable.

Primary Location Address

5445 Meridian Mark Rd

Job Family

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For more than 100 years,----has been a leading pediatric healthcare provider. Our mission is to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow. Our specialized care helps children get better faster and live healthier lives. With 3 hospitals, 26 neighborhood locations and over 600 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Children's has also been ranked on Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for 14 consecutive years and named one of the "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine.
At Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, nurses play an integral role in our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. Children's is home to more than 3,000 nurses who excel both on the front line and behind the scenes, developing solutions and pioneering advancements that enable us to be a leader in pediatric healthcare. Becoming a nurse at Children's is more than a smart career choice-it's an opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child and to join a family of nurses who are dedicated to providing excellent care.--Children's offers multiple programs and nursing resources that support our nurses at the bedside and throughout their career.
Highlights of our nursing resources include:

  • Peds 101 training programs to assist the adult to pediatric nursing transition
  • Onsite simulation labs for ongoing training and Education
  • Night Owl Committee supporting our night shift nurses with programs, committees and floating preceptors
  • Preceptor and Mentor Programs
  • Dedicated unit-specific resources including educators, child life specialists, chaplains, social workers and therapy dogs
  • Ongoing resiliency and stress reduction training courses and classes
  • System committees and programs to encourage support and involvement in our nursing strategic plan
    We offer a comprehensive total rewards package that supports our mission, vision and values - and we are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work locally and nationally. Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.
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