Registered Nurse, Acute Respiratory ICU RN, 7pm - 7:30am
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Emory University Hospital is seeking an experienced RN to join our
highly recognized, Beacon Awarded 14-bed Acute Respiratory Medical
Intensive Care Unit. This team cares for patients with, but not
limited to, complex multisystem problems, such as, Acute Hypoxic
Respiratory Failure requiring ECMO, ARDS, sepsis, shock states,
heart failure, acute kidney injury, oncologic emergencies,
electrolyte imbalances, and endocrine emergencies. Care includes
AirVo, BiPAP CPAP
Arterial blood gas monitoring
Titration of vasopressors
Infusion of paralytics with Train of Four monitoring
We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four
Magnet-recognized hospitals. We're looking for passionate critical
care nurses who are ready to join our team as top nurse clinicians.
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.
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
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. 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 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 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
non-routine situations. 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.
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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