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 colleagues and strong advocate for patients/families.
Consistently communicates effectively and respectfully with the patient, the patient's family, and other members of the healthcare team.
Delivers safe, dependable and effective care to a patient population independently utilizing the nursing process. Demonstrates developed assessment skills.
Recognizes the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes. Continues to recognize own performance limitations, but requires minimal assistance.
Documents the nursing process accurately and in the appropriate format (e.g. computer, clinical pathway, chart). Plans and implements patient care independently.
Utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care. Evaluates patient's response to planned care and adjusts plan of care as appropriate.
Identifies patient and family learning needs and makes recommendations to resources regarding those needs. Incorporates AACN Synergy Model into clinical practice.
Manages time effectively. Identifies the need to revise policies and procedures for a patient population based on receipt/review of evidence-based research.
Delegates appropriately utilizing the Synergy model of care.
Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources in planning patient care.
Functions in a developing leadership role. Functions as Charge Nurse when assigned.
Orients staff or students as assigned in absence of designated preceptor.
Utilizes resources in a responsible manner with a focus on cost containment. Demonstrates effective listening skills. Reduces barriers to facilitate communication. Utilizes effective conflict resolution skills.
Individualizes care based upon the knowledge of the patient and the family.
Recognizes needs and advocates for patient based on knowledge of condition.
Has awareness of one's own values and how they effect interactions and relationships.
Recognizes that cultural differences need to be considered in developing patient and family relationships (focus on identifying cultural norms).
Identifies and implements a course of action in non-routine situations.
May seek assistance to resolve complex issues. Respects and maintains confidential information.
Accepts personal accountability for professional development and growth.
Participates within the unit to identify and address discipline specific issues and needs. Articulates application of Synergy model for care in clinical practice.
Collects, reports, analyzes and provides data on an ongoing basis and as required by physician and/or interdisciplinary teams in accordance with organization standards.
Revises and evaluates effectiveness of patient care documentation.
Uses interviews, surveys, focus groups and questionnaires to identify and resolves areas for improvement.
Meets all Clinical Nurse I Employee Commitments.
Achieves points and contact hours as defined in the PLAN (clinical lattice) point system to maintain position.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 12 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.
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Joining Emory Healthcare means you will care for patients, be part of a collaborative health care team, and impact the communities we proudly serve. Become a part of our team and you’ll have the opportunity to make the Emory difference by contributing to the improvement of health care locally and globally.
Nurses at Emory Healthcare are integral members of every team, consistently providing world-class care and the Emory difference to our patients and their families. Our nursing compensation system is structured to reflect the positive impact of the clinical excellence provided by each of these clinical professionals.
Our dedication to our nursing staff includes career advancement opportunities. We offer a 12-month Nurse Residency Program to ease the transition from student to experienced nurse for those who are starting their careers post-BSN or MSN. For experienced nurses, our Professional Lattice for Advancement in Nursing (PLAN) is centered on goals and growth with opportunities to continue clinical education and benefit from mentoring programs.
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At Emory Healthcare, your benefits package begins on day one. We offer a generous PTO policy, and time off is accrued every pay period. We have a variety of affordable options for quality healthcare coverage to suit your needs or the needs of your family. Medical and dental plans are treated as a shared cost between Emory Healthcare and employees. Vision plans are voluntary, with all employees receiving discounts at Emory Eye Center and Emory Vision.
Our Retirement Savings/Matching plan allows you to save smarter for your future. Eligible employees receive a 2% employer contribution, even if they are not contributing to the plan. In addition, eligible employees with less than ten years of service who contribute receive up to 4% of an employee contribution. Employees with more than ten years of service receive up to 5% of an employee contribution. We also provide long-term disability (LTD) coverage at no cost after one year of benefits-eligible service.
The Employee Education plan is available for full-time and part-time employees to take up to 18 credit hours per year at an accredited college or university after completing one year of employment for an undergraduate degree or two years for a graduate degree. Tuition charges may be paid up to 80% for eligible full-time employees and up to 40% for eligible part-time employees. Emory Healthcare also offers you the option of a Georgia Higher Education 529 Savings Plan to save smarter for your children’s college education.