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Performs nursing process while providing direct patient care in a safe and effective manner that promotes quality patient outcomes. Functions as member of interdisciplinary healthcare team.
Two years/3,000 hours of experience with Bachelor of Science in nursing or three years/4,500 hours of experience with associate's degree in nursing
Bachelor of Science in nursing
Graduation from accredited school of nursing
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) within 1 year of employment as required by department
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Professional Mandatory Requirements
Completes orientation and initial assessment of competency successfully by determined due date
Completes mandatory education and annual competency assessment requirements as defined by unit and system by due date
Achieves 75% attendance at staff meetings if applicable
Demonstrates enrichment in direct patient care as evidenced by activities outlined in Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta's nursing career advancement program
Practice (Caring for the Patient)
Cultivates and maintains effective interaction/communication with medical staff, nursing staff, social workers, and others to drive the care coordination process and facilitate continuity of patient care.
Communicates with all members of the multidisciplinary team to facilitate the care coordination process for specialty.
Communicates with home health agencies, third-party payor, and other community resources as needed to coordinate needs.
Facilitates and provides ongoing communication with patient/family, interdisciplinary staff and third parties (home health, third party payers, pharmacies, and other resources) to identify and resolve potential barriers.
Facilitates clinical practice guidelines at the patient level.
Performs outpatient and clinic care coordination and monitors patients' care between clinic and home.
Facilitates care via telehealth to assist with patient needs and concerns.
Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate personnel.
Engagement (Engaging and Leading Professionally)
Provides oversight for nursing care given by unlicensed personnel while retaining accountability for patient care quality.
Engages in ethical practices utilizing principles from The Code of Ethics for Nurses.
Maintains therapeutic and professional relationships with appropriate role boundaries.
Contributes to a supportive and healthy work environment.
Consults, contributes to, and coordinates care with interdisciplinary healthcare team members. Demonstrates investment in others through teaching/coaching/helper roles.
Demonstrates support of shared leadership through awareness of initiatives and providing input. Serves as consistent resource to others at unit level to enhance direct patient care, e.g., preceptor, charge nurse, team lead, or mentor.
Outcomes (Driving Excellent Results)
Integrates evidence and research findings into clinical judgement and nursing practice.
Participates in monitoring activities within work environment to maintain a culture of safety. Identifies and communicates hazards and errors.
Participates in quality and process improvement activities to improve patient outcomes and workflow.
Ensures equipment is in working order to provide safe patient care.
Demonstrates commitment and flexibility through times of change.
Applies knowledge and sound interpretation of policies and procedures.
Identifies practice challenges and alerts appropriate channels.
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