Neuro ICU RN in Atlanta, GA at Nursing

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/9/2019
  • Job ID:
    271022
  • Specialty
    Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

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At HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, we focus on a healthcare facility’s most valuable resource for delivering exceptional patient experiences – its people. We believe healthcare isn’t defined by the four walls in which it’s practiced. It’s defined by the people for whom and by whom it is delivered.

Fantastic opportunity for a Neuro ICU RN at a beautiful facility located near Atlanta, Georgia!  

Located in the heart of Atlanta, this hospital is a community-based, acute care teaching facility with more than 1,000 physicians spanning 28 specialties. Since 1908, the hospital has served Atlanta residents and patients from all over the Southeast. Today, the hospital is recognized nationally for its work in cardiology and heart-related diseases, as well as reconstructive surgery, maternal and infant care, orthopedics and gastrointestinal diseases. In addition to providing leading-edge medical care, hospital is becoming a local leader in sustainability by improving the energy efficiency of its facilities.

Hospital Has 529 beds, including 86 ICU beds, a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and four hyperbaric oxygen units.

Position Summary: 

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, and 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 affect 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. 

Qualifications:

Any ICU experience accepted; prefer neuro
50-75% stroke/seizure, craniotomies
ECCO/CRRN certification required
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, 24 months of recent nursing in an acute care setting
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 

Full benefits included!

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