Emory

Unit Nurse Educator, Complex Med Surg

Division
St. Joseph's Hospital
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30342
Campus Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Department
SJH Complex Med Surg 7W
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
97724
Job Category
Nursing
Schedule
7a-7:30p
Standard Hours
36 Hours

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse.  Emory Healthcare would like to invite you to join our 22 bed Complex Medicine Unit at Emory St. Joseph's Hospital. This unit cares for a high concentration of post-op surgical patients, including surgical oncology. In addition, this team supports patients with complex comorbidities, including heart failure. 

 

 Other highlights of the unit include:

 

  • Individualized orientation
  • Growth/Learning encouraged
  • Self-governing and autonomy encouraged
  • Flexible self -scheduling with blocked holidays
  • Educational opportunities 
  • Family team culture that embraces diversity
  • Supportive, encouraging, empowering work environment
  • Magnet & Beacon journey bound
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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 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

Full-Time/36 Hours per week/Dayshift

 

We're seeking a Registered Nurse, Acute Care responsible for being a 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 and routinely uses acquired knowledge, theory, research and experience to respond to changes in clinical situations. This RN professional is able to apply the Synergy Model for Care in practice and use this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family while serving as a resource to colleagues and strong advocate for patients/families. This individual will:   

  • Consistently, effectively and respectfully communicate with the patient, the patient's family, and other members of the healthcare team while delivering safe, dependable and effective care to a patient population independently utilizing the nursing process.  
  • Demonstrate developed assessment skills and recognize the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes.  
  • Documents the nursing process accurately and in the appropriate format (e.g. computer, clinical pathway, chart) as well as plan and implement patient care independently.  
  • Utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning of care as well as manage time effectively while incorporating AACN Synergy Model into clinical practice and identify the need to revise policies and procedures for a patient population based on receipt/review of evidence-based research.  Includes revising and evaluating effectiveness of patient care documentation.  
  • Achieves points and contact hours as defined in the PLAN (clinical lattice) point system to maintain position. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Nursing 
  • Two years' experience as an RN with a minimum of two years experience in the area of concentration. 
  • BLS certification required and ACLS may be required in designated departments. 
  • Nursing certification preferred.
  • Completion of formal preceptor training workshop 
  • Exceptions: Individuals currently employed as an LPN within the EHC system at the time of completion of an accredited RN program and becoming licensed as a RN will be considered eligible to move to the Nurse Clinician title while matriculating through the Resident program. 

 

Additional Details

Salary range: $26.52- 48.27/HR

  • The salary of the position is 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. 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

(Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 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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