Aug 16, 2022

Specialty Care Registered Nurse (RN) - Primary Care Clinic at Hughes Spalding

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

Work Shift Day Work Day(s) Shift Start Time Shift End Time Worker Sub-Type Regular Being an employee at Children's is more than just protocols and medication rounds—it’s knowing when a hug is the most important thing in the world to a child. It’s knowing that sometimes laughter really is the best medicine. But, most important, it’s giving patients and families exactly the care they need, when they need it. Job Description 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. Experience •No minimum experience required Preferred Qualifications •Bachelor of Science in nursing •One year of experience Education •Graduation from accredited school of nursing Certification Summary •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 one year of employment as required by department Knowledge, Skills and Abilities •No minimally required knowledge, skills, or abilities Job Responsibilities PRACTICE (Caring for the Patient) 1.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. 2.Communicates with all members of the multidisciplinary team to facilitate the care coordination process for specialty. 3.Communicates with home health agencies, third-party payor, and other community resources as needed to coordinate needs. 4.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. 5.Facilitates clinical practice guidelines at the patient level. 6.Performs outpatient and clinic care coordination and monitors patients' care between clinic and home. 7.Facilitates care via telehealth to assist with patient needs and concerns. 8.Refers cases identified as risk management issues, peer review issues, or quality issues to appropriate personnel. DEVELOPMENT (Fostering Clinical Knowledge) 1.Participates in lifelong learning to maintain knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice. 2.Incorporates new knowledge into nursing practice to support desired outcomes. 3.Maintains professional records that provide evidence of competence and learning. 4.Self-evaluates professional practice in relation to performance, development, resiliency, and goals. 5.Takes action to achieve goals identified during performance review, resulting in change in practice and role performance. ENGAGEMENT (Engaging and Leading Professionally) 1.Provides oversight for nursing care given by unlicensed personnel while retaining accountability for patient care quality. 2.Engages in ethical practices utilizing principles from The Code of Ethics for Nurses. 3.Maintains therapeutic and professional relationships with appropriate role boundaries. 4.Contributes to a supportive and healthy work environment. 5.Consults, contributes to, and coordinates care with interdisciplinary healthcare team members. 6.Demonstrates investment in others through teaching/coaching/helper roles. 7.Demonstrates support of shared leadership through awareness of initiatives and providing input. OUTCOMES (Driving Excellent Results) 1.Integrates evidence and research findings into clinical judgement and nursing practice. 2.Participates in monitoring activities within work environment to maintain a culture of safety. 3.Identifies and communicates hazards and errors. 4.Participates in quality and process improvement activities to improve patient outcomes and workflow. 5.Ensures equipment is in working order to provide safe patient care. 6.Demonstrates commitment and flexibility through times of change. PROFESSIONAL MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS 1.Completes orientation and initial assessment of competency successfully by determined due date. 2.Completes mandatory education and annual competency assessment requirements as defined by unit and system by due date. 3.Achieves 75% attendance at staff meetings if applicable. Primary Location Address 35 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE Job Family Nursing-Bedside