Registered Nurse, Cath Lab, 7am-5:30pm
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Description JOB DESCRIPTION: 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 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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 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 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
Keywords: Emory, Alpharetta , Registered Nurse, Cath Lab, 7am-5:30pm, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia
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