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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Company: Emory
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


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're looking for nurses who are ready to join a team that's redefining quality nursing care. Are you a nurse with expertise in an emergency or critical care setting? Or are you a nurse with strong med/surg experience at a health care system with a high degree of medical complexity and acute care patients? Our Emergency Department 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.

We have six spectacular Emergency Departments that are each uniquely different; Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Hillandale Hospital, Emory Johns Creek, Emory St. Joseph's Hospital, Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown. Shifts vary and are accommodating.

So, if you have this expertise, we invite you to consider advancing your career at Emory Healthcare.

A few EHC highlights of our Staff Benefits include:

  • Choice of location and various, accommodating shifts
  • Competitive Base Salary and Specialty Premium Pay
  • Immediate Health Insurance and paid time-off accrual
  • The PLAN (Professional Lattice Advancement in Nursing)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan repayment assistance
  • Extended Illness accrual
    We're defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join US?


    • 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 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 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.

      Additional Details

      Nurse Clinician III - ED
      • Salary: $26.52 - $48.27/hour
      • The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications as well as the specialty area, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity. This position is eligible for shift differentials. Once you are in the role, you are eligible to progress to the following roles based on qualifications: Advanced Nurse Clinician, Nurse Scholar, EeMR Resource Preceptor, and Advanced Nurse Scholar.

Keywords: Emory, Atlanta , Registered Nurse - Emergency Department, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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