Registered Nurse, Acute Rehabilitation
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Emory Healthcare would like to invite you to join our nationally
recognized, 56 bed Rehabilitation hospital, with accreditation from
CARF and the Joint Commission. In addition to CARF and Triennial
Accreditation by Joint Commission, our Emory Stroke Center is a
certified Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission.
As a joint venture between Select Medical Corporation and Emory
Healthcare, Emory Rehab Hospital is an independent hospital within
the Emory Healthcare network.
Our nurses are integral members of high-functioning teams committed
to excellence and outstanding patient care, driven by their
expertise, compassion and dedication to evidence-based practice,
and operate at a higher level of practice. If you have
We invite you to consider advancing your career at Emory
The shift for this position is 7a-7:30p
- 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
- Serves as a resource to colleagues and strong advocate for
- Consistently communicates effectively and respectfully with the
patient, the patient's family, and other members of the healthcare
- 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 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 focus on cost containment.
- Demonstrates effective listening skills. Reduces barriers to
- 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
- Has awareness of one's own values and how they effect
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
- May seek assistance to resolve complex issues.
- Respects and maintains confidential information.
- Accepts personal accountability for professional development
and growth. 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 standards.
- 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.
- 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
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 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 evidence-based research. 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 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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Keywords: Emory, Atlanta , Registered Nurse, Acute Rehabilitation, Other , Atlanta, Georgia
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