Jan 14, 2021

Registered Nurse, Newborn Nursery,7p-7:30am, PRN

  • Emory Healthcare
  • Johns Creek, GA, USA

Job Description

Registered Nurse, Newborn Nursery,7p-7:30am, PRN

Division
Emory Johns Creek
Campus Location
Johns Creek, GA, 30097
Campus Location
US-GA-Johns Creek
Department
EJC Newborn Nursery
Job Type
PRN / Registry
Job Number
58735
Job Category
Nursing
Schedule
7p-7:30a
Standard Hours
4 Hours

Overview

We’re looking for passionate women’s services nurses who are ready to join a team that’s redefining quality nursing care. As integral members of high-functioning, inter-professional teams, Emory Healthcare’s Labor & Delivery, Mother/Baby and NICUs are where we offer live-saving, innovative care to medically complex patients

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Is 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.
  • 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 lesser experienced nurses and to support staff.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.