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7/25/2016
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Staff Nurse - TICU(Technology Dependent ICU) at Scottish Rite
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Job Description

Requisition #:  1525     
Name of Location:   Scottish Rite
Work Schedule:  Night
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Variable 

 

 

 

EXTERNAL SUMMARY

Our Technology-Dependent ICU (TICU) team uses the latest technology to care for children who need specialized medical equipment to thrive. We focus on treating children with lung diseases or gastrointestinal disorders.

 

The Staff RN participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive patient care services. Provides direct patient care. To proactively support the efforts that will ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children's.

NOTE: Requirements and behaviors on this job description include all items in the Novice Job description.

INTERNAL SUMMARY

Our Technology-Dependent ICU (TICU) team uses the latest technology to care for children who need specialized medical equipment to thrive. We focus on treating children with lung diseases or gastrointestinal disorders.

 

Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive patient care services. Provides direct patient care. To proactively support the efforts that will ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children's.

NOTE: Requirements and behaviors on this job description include all items in the Novice Job description.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current license in the state of Georgia as a Registered Nurse.
  • BLS certification required within 30 days of hire
  • Graduation from an approved Diploma or Associate’s Degree program.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • Previous Pediatric experience preferred.
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skills Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of date of hire.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Technical Skills

While clinical staff may serve a specific patient population, they have the potential to care  for  patients within the age population range served at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Clinical staff will have competencies that will incorporate population specific guidelines.  This age population includes:

N = Neonate (less than 30 days)

I = Infant (30 days to 1 year)

EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years)

LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years)

A = Adolescent (13-17 years)

AD = Adult

ALL = all ages

Accesses and follows policies.

Uses resources effectively to assist in maintaining budget.

Participates in PI process

Participates in maintaining and monitoring the work environment to ensure a continual state of Joint Commission readiness.

Coordinates Discharge planning

Reads nursing research and EBP articles posted on the unit and questions care as it relates to EBP.

 

Critical Thinking

Demonstrates comprehensive assessment skills.  

Evaluates patient response to interventions and adjusts plan of care appropriately.  

Demonstrates rapid recognition of subtle changes in patient status and takes appropriate action while maintaining professional composure.

Recognizes existence of nursing practice trends and questions care as it relates to evidence based practice.  

Consistently and independently prioritizes patient care.

 

 

Interpersonal Relationships

Includes family in patient care

Provides effective education appropriate for learning needs of patient/family.

Participates in unit based customer service initiatives.

Effectively communicates using SBAR with all team members and physicians including transfer and the discharge process. Questions any inaccuracies or deviation from practice standards.

Resolves situations of conflict involving patients, families and staff and seeks appropriate resources when necessary.

Appropriately communicates and demonstrates cohesive behavior among team members

 

Leadership

Demonstrates support of CHOICE and unit committees

Appropriately delegates tasks

Supports unit goals.

May serve as preceptor, mentor, team leader or charge nurse

Seeks resources by actively consulting with the interdisciplinary team.

Charge Nurse drives and effectively facilitates timely admission, transfer and discharge process for unit, ensuring efficient and safe patient flow.

 

Mandatory requirements

75% attendance at staff meetings if applicable

Attends minimum of 12 hours job related education

Completes mandatory education requirements as defined by unit and system by due date.

Completes unit specific orientation successfully and provides documentation

BLS certification required within 30 days of hire

PALS/PEARS Certification within one year of hire date as required by department.

 

 

 

Location Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342-1605
Function:  -

 

 

Overview:

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 575 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children's has been ranked on Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for eleven consecutive years and named one of the "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

About Children'S Healthcare Of Atlanta

The center is designed to provide the necessary infrastructure for investigators conducting pediatric clinical research to improve the quality of care and develop better treatments for Georgia's pediatric population. The center's facilities include: A four-bed inpatient research unit A four-bed outpatient research unit A core research lab Research pharmacy services Led by Howard Katzenstein, M.D., Medical Director of the Children's Research Center/Associate Professor of Pediatrics for the Emory School of Medicine and Christine Spainhour, R.N., R.R.T., C.C.R.C., Clinical Research Unit Manager, the Children's Pediatric Research Center strives to become a leading pediatric clinical research facility. The Children's Pediatric Research Center is a new clinical interaction research site of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The ACTSI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Emory University. To effectively translate scientific discoveries into the clinical setting, ACTSI was collaboratively developed through a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology.

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