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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registry Registered Nurse, Oncology in Johns Creek, Georgia

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory Employee. No matter where you are in your Healthcare career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. Emory Healthcare is the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-designated hospitals as well as the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet®-designated ambulatory practice.

Be Inspired. Be valued. Belong.

Join us at Emory Johns Creek Hospital's Oncology team!

About the unit: (Oncology experience preferred, but not required. This unit is willing to train if you have a strong interest in Cancer care.)

  • 13 bed Oncology unit plus 2 inpatient hospice beds for a total of 15 beds between units. Chemo is administered regularly to the oncology patients and close monitoring is required. Comfort and end of life care is provided to our inpatient hospice patients.

  • Patient Ratios typically 4-5:1 for Oncology and 2-3:1 for Hospice.

  • Nurses can work in both the oncology and hospice areas to cross-train for both units. Bio-Chemo Therapy is required and training is provided if needed.

  • Once you obtain your Chemotherapy/Biotherapy & ONS Certifications, you will receive $.54 more per hour on this unit. (Manager submits to compensation /payroll)

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We're seeking a Registered Nurse, Oncology, responsible for being a 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 and routinely uses acquired knowledge, theory, research and experience to respond to changes in clinical situations. This RN professional is able to apply the Synergy Model for Care in practice and use this knowledge to personalize care for each patient/family while serving as a resource to colleagues and strong advocate for patients/families. This individual will:

  • Consistently, effectively and respectfully communicate with the patient, the patient's family, and other members of the healthcare team while delivering safe, dependable and effective care to a patient population independently utilizing the nursing process.

  • Demonstrate developed assessment skills and recognize the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes.

  • Documents the nursing process accurately and in the appropriate format (e.g. computer, clinical pathway, chart) as well as plan and implement patient care independently.

  • Utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning of care as well as manage time effectively while incorporating AACN Synergy Model into clinical practice and identify the need to revise policies and procedures for a patient population based on receipt/review of evidence-based research. Includes revising and evaluating effectiveness of patient care documentation.

  • Achieves points and contact hours as defined in the PLAN (clinical lattice) point system to maintain position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 12 months of recent nursing experience within the past five years or recent completion of a re-entry nursing program.

  • BLS certification required and ACLS may be required in designated departments.

  • Exceptions: Individuals currently employed as an LPN within the EHC system at the time of completion of an accredited RN program and becoming licensed as a RN will be considered eligible to move to the Nurse Clinician title while matriculating through the Resident program.

Salary range: $26.52- 48.27/HR

  • The salary of the position is based on specific criteria met within the qualifications as well as the specialty area, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity. This position is eligible for shift differentials.

  • Once you are in the role, you are eligible to progress to the following roles based on qualifications: Advanced Nurse Clinician, Nurse Scholar, EeMR Resource Preceptor, and Advanced Nurse Scholar.

Additional Details

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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Division Emory Johns Creek

Campus Location Johns Creek, GA, 30097

Campus Location US-GA-Johns Creek

Department EJC 6W Oncology

Job Type PRN / Registry

Job Number 123578

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 7p-7:30a

Standard Hours 4 Hours

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