RN Days CV3 CVICU Cardiac ICU (Full Time) $Bonus Eligible$
Company: University Health Care System
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Using the cognitive skills of application, analysis, synthesis, and
evaluation, the Registered Nurse is responsible for using the
concepts of case management and excellent customer service to
coordinate and supervise the nursing care of all patients: neonate,
infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. The nursing
process, (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care)
will be the framework in which care is provided. Key functions
include providing complex direct patient care, coordinating care,
discharge planning, patient/family teaching, patient/family support
and advocacy, and case management. The Registered Nurse performs
duties within the construct of a unit-based, interdisciplinary
patient care team while sharing various tasks with other licensed
and non-licensed staff members. The Registered Nurse is responsible
for developing and monitoring the cross trainable tasks that are
performed by other team members. Embraces shared governance nursing
organizational principals by serving on nursing councils as
participant or leader so that outcome, goals and objectives of
nursing are achieved. Accountability will be monitored through
direct observations; achievement of team service goals including
satisfaction, quality, and financial outcomes; and performance
The provision of nursing care will be provided in an environment
that embraces maximum participation by the staff nurses, the ANA
Code of Ethics for Nurses and the ANA Practice Standards.
EducationGraduate of an approved school of nursing. Must
successfully complete Registered Nurse training program during
initial orientation/cross-training period. RN II requires
BSN,?Baccalaureate in nursing or MSN.
Licensure CertificationCurrent and valid professional nurse license
in Georgia BCLS required or attained during orientation; ACLS
required for critical care areas or attained within 1 yr. ACLS
required for telemetry or attained within 2 yrs.
ExperienceNormal experience gained in school of nursing required.
Experience is desirable. Prefer experience dealing with the disease
and health care needs of the population served (e.g., 6 N/S will
prefer experience with adult, surgical patients; 3 South will
prefer experience with OB/GYN patients).
Knowledge Skills & AbilitiesAbility to think critically and
prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities.
Nursing knowledge of growth and development relevant to the ages of
the patients served.
Nursing knowledge of the diseases and health care needs of the
patient population served.
Assessment, analytical, and synthesis skills sufficient to
interpret and analyze patient health data; identify nursing
diagnoses; prioritize needs; and develop an individualized plan of
Evaluation skills adequate to evaluate patient response to care and
take appropriate action.
High level of interpersonal skills in order to effectively
communicate with patients, families, visitors, team members,
physicians and other hospital personnel with whom daily
interactions must take place.
Basic knowledge of and skills in management sufficient to
effectively supervise team personnel when acting as Team
High level of interpersonal skills in order to interact effectively
as a team member on a team with varying levels of health care
Problem solving skills sufficient to allow effective
Demonstrated traits of initiative and dependability required.
Ability to perform efficiently and effectively under stress.
Philosophy of health care service is compatible with that of the
mission of University Hospital.
Physical DemandsStanding for long periods of time (8 to 12 hours)
Walking for long periods of time (8 to 12 hours) to include moving
about the work area, hospital and/or campus as needed Sitting for
extended periods (8 to 12 hours) Must be able to bend, stoop and
reach/lift above your head Sight: must be able to read
documentation in a variety of formats such as items in print or
electronically. For Health Care Providers (HCP) must be able to
visualize patient condition and see data displayed on monitoring
devices, etc. Auditory: must be able to hear in order to clearly
communicate with others and use communication devices such as
telephones, must be able to hear patients, alarms, call bells, etc.
Tactile: must have ability to handle equipment and/or devices
related to job duties, enter documentation within computer system.
For HCP must be able to feel for pulses, skin temperature, and
other patient conditions Olfactory: HCP need to be able to smell
disease-specific smells HCP should not manually lift (including
transfer, reposition, or move) patients who weigh greater than 35
pounds. The appropriate safe patient handling device will be used,
except in emergency situations (life or death situations where
delay in obtaining and using the safe patient handling equipment
may be detrimental to the patient). Refer to Policy/Procedure G-89
Proper body mechanics will be used when moving or lifting any
equipment or supplies
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