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Registered Nurse (RN) - Endocrinology Clinic at Scottish Rite (part-time)

Requisition #:  30293     
Name of Location:   Children's at Meridian Mark

 

JOB SUMMARY

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.  

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

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Bachelor of Science in nursing
  • One year of experience

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & 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.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  5445 Meridian Mark, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Nursing - Nursing-Bedside

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. We have a total of 638 licensed beds among our three hospitals and 28 neighborhood locations. We are home to the only Level 1 and 2 pediatric trauma centers in Georgia, and we treat about 60 percent of pediatric trauma patients in the state.

  • We are ranked as a top pediatric heart care and heart surgery program by US News & World Report.
  • Our 27-bed unit is one of the largest dedicated pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Units (CICUs) in the Southeast.
  • We performed 634 cardiac surgeries in 2017. We are ranked No. 3 nationally in pediatric cardiac surgical and medical volumes.
  • Our Cardiac Stepdown Unit was recognized with a gold-level Beacon Award of Excellence. Our CICU was recognized with a silver-level Beacon Award of Excellence for nursing outcomes.
  • Our staff includes more than 50 pediatric cardiologists and three pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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