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Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018 11:45 PM

Requisition :
Name of Location: Scottish Rite
Work Schedule: Night
Employment Type: Full:Time
Work Days:
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite provides comprehensive care for children in a specialized environment. Childrens offers access to more than 400 specialists in 31 pediatric, medical and surgical specialties. Our 56 bed unit sees patients of all ages (infant : 18+) covering a variety of illnesses and diagnoses, including neuro, neuro/trauma, orthopedics, respiratory failure, hematology/oncology, sepsis patients, and other medical/surgical ICU needs.

The Clinical Nurse performs nursing process while providing direct patient care in a safe and effective manner that promotes quality patient outcomes and functions as member of interdisciplinary healthcare team.
:Graduation from accredited school of nursing 13;
:Georgia licensed Registered Nurse
:Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
:Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) within 1 year of employment as required by department 13;
:Bachelor of Science in Nursing
:1 year of experience 13;
PRACTICE (Caring for the Patient)
:Performs nursing process across the continuum to deliver age and developmentally appropriate patient:family:centered care.
:Integrates values and language preferences into healthcare delivery through a culturally sensitive process.
:Utilizes clinical decision support tools and resources to recognize issues, prioritize care, and modify plan of care as needed.
:Utilizes appropriate documentation tools to record, measure, and retrieve healthcare data.
:Provides patient and family education appropriate for identified learning needs.
:Utilizes resources to plan and provide nursing care that is safe, effective, and financially responsible.

DEVELOPMENT (Fostering Clinical Knowledge)
:Participates in lifelong learning to maintain knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice.
:Incorporates new knowledge into nursing practice to support desired outcomes.
:Maintains professional records that provide evidence of competence and learning.
:Self:evaluates professional practice in relation to performance, development, resiliency, and goals.
:Takes action to achieve goals identified during performance review, resulting in change in practice and role performance.

ENGAGEMENT (Engaging and Leading Professionally)
:Provides oversight for nursing care given by unlicensed personnel while retaining accountability for patient care quality.
:Engages in ethical practices utilizing principles from The Code of Ethics for Nurses.
:Maintains therapeutic and professional relationships with appropriate role boundaries.
:Contributes to a supportive and healthy work environment.
:Consults, contributes to, and coordinates care with interdisciplinary healthcare team members.
:Demonstrates investment in others through teaching/coaching/helper roles.
:Demonstrates support of shared leadership through awareness of initiatives and providing input.
:Drives and effectively facilitates timely admission, transfer, and discharge process for unit, ensuring efficient and safe patient flow.

OUTCOMES (Driving Excellent Results)
:Integrates evidence and research findings into clinical judgement and nursing practice.
:Participates in monitoring activities within work environment to maintain a culture of safety.
:Identifies and communicates hazards and errors.
:Participates in quality and process improvement activities to improve patient outcome and workflows.
:Ensures equipment is in working order to provide safe patient care.
:Demonstrates commitment and flexibility through times of chang


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