RN, Pacu, Ortho And Spine, PRN

Emory Healthcare Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Identifies appropriate standards of care common to the patient population and safely provides patient care while supporting the unit's and hospital's Vision Alignment Matrix.

Under general supervision, demonstrates a thorough knowledge of therapeutic patient care, patient advocacy, clinical pathways/care maps, team dynamics, and hospital systems. Prioritizes nursing interventions for assigned group of patients. Identifies complex patient problems related to symptoms, behavioral changes, abnormal diagnostic data and learning needs.

Ensures continuity of care. Coordinates diagnostic procedures. Anticipates potential patient crises through continual evaluation of patient outcomes.

May participate in quality improvement efforts. Serves as a resource for other registered nurses and support staff. May function in the Charge Nurse role and make patient care assignments.

Thoroughly documents all aspects of patient care, following established charting procedures. Participates in unit orientation of new staff and may serve as a preceptor. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 24 months of recent nursing experience within the past five years. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia.

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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RN, Pacu, Ortho And Spine, PRN

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