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Emory: Rn, Neuro Icu, 7p-7: 30a


This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted September 13, 2020.

Job Description:Overview Heart.



That’s what defines an Emory nurse.

Emory Healthcare would like to invite you to join our ICU that offers an opportunity to work with a diverse patient population.

We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals.

We’re looking for experienced and passionate critical care nurses who are ready to join a team that’s redefining quality nursing care.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind.

Are YOU ready to join us?

Description 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 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 path