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Medical Intensive Care Unit / ICU Registered Nurse / Weekends

Company: Emory Healthcare
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Where you matter as much as the work you do.

Join Emory Healthcare (EHC) if you're looking for an opportunity with one of the nation's leading Atlanta hospitals in cardiology and heart surgery, cancer, neurology, and more! EHC is where those around you are dedicated to the power of teamwork, fostering an environment where you can learn, grow, and innovate with similarly passionate professionals . Work with us to improve the quality of life throughout Georgia through partnerships with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia Institute of Technology, and other organizations and make a bigger, greater impact than you ever thought possible.

Description

Weekend Exclusive ROBUST Differential 7p-7:30a Sat/Sun; plus 1 additional shift

Emory University Hospital is seeking an experienced RN to join the highly recognized, Beacon Awarded 14-bed Medical Intensive Care Unit.

Nurses practice with autonomy and are responsible for the care of patients with such diagnosis as:

  • Sepsis
  • ARDS or other respiratory disorders which require mechanical ventilation or ECMO
  • Multi-system organ failure which may require CRRT
  • Medical conditions such as GI bleeding, DKA, Alcohol withdrawal, Drug overdose

    We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet --recognized hospitals. We're looking for passionate critical care nurses and nurse leaders who are ready to join our team. We offer life-saving, innovative care to medically complex patients, and our teams of critical care nurses are what set us apart from other health care systems.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • 12 months of recent nursing experience within the past five years or recent completion of a re-entry nursing program.
    • Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board.
    • BLS and ACLS (American Heart Association) required

      Job Description

      • 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 popula
      • tion 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 minimal assistance.
      • 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.
      • Other duties as required

        Additional Details

        Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture . Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members . Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

        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.

Keywords: Emory Healthcare, Atlanta , Medical Intensive Care Unit / ICU Registered Nurse / Weekends, Healthcare , Atlanta, Georgia

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