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JOB DESCRIPTION: The (RUN) Resource Utilization Nurse is primarily responsible for supporting the critical care units of Emory Healthcare in providing a consistent level of care by assisting with patients leaving the ICU for diagnostic testing or procedures, assuming a direct patient care assignment as needed while the primary nurse is off unit with another patient, and assisting in response to Code Mets and Code Blue. The RUN nurse may assist the emergency department in the management of critical care patients awaiting inpatient bed admission as well as EUHOP full capacity protocol as available. They will conduct monitoring on patients transferred out of the Intensive Care Units to general units, and Code Met and Code Blue transfers. This position is recognized as a proficient, highly skilled clinician who demonstrates acquired in depth knowledge about the care of ICU patients. Care of the ICU patient during transport when other resource options have been exhausted. Responding to code met and Code Blue serving as a resource to support the patient during stabilization and transfer to an ICU. Rounding on ICU patients that have transferred out of the Intensive care unit and patients who have been transferred to the ICUs post Code Met or Code Blue within 24 hours to enhance continuity of care, communication and customer service. Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. Provide tracking, data collection and monitoring of metrics used to measure the productivity and quality of care delivered. Support the back fill process in the intensive care unit while primary RN is off unit for diagnostic procedures. Participating in full capacity protocol and support of the Emergency room with ICU patients holding for admission as available when not involved in patient transport or direct care assignment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board. 3 yrs critical care experience and ability to manage patients in all specialties of Emory Critical Care. CCRN preferred. BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.