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Carolinas Healthcare System RN/Weekender- ERAS GI Center of Excellence in United States

RN/Weekender- ERAS GI Center of Excellence

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Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location:

Charlotte, NC, US, 28203

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 195515

Position Number: 00146212

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Night

Shift Details: 7p- 7a

Standard Hours: 24.00

Department Name: NSG - HPB Surgery

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details: Atrium Health's CMC

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

The Integrated Enhanced Recovery (ERAS) GI Center of Excellence is composed of a team of physicians, fellows, nurse practitioners and nurses who provide specialized care to patients with diseases of the liver, biliary tract, pancreas and GI tract. As an academic center of excellence in ERAS, opportunities exist to collaborate with institutions nationally and internationally to improve patient outcomes. The nursing department is a specialized unit caring for patients with varying levels of acuity from progressive care, telemetry and medical surgical status. Since these patients will be cared for throughout the entirety of their hospital stay on one-unit, individualized care is integrated into daily work. Progressive care unit experience not required. 9B will be a beacon for clinical advancement and career growth in the field of nursing.

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) is a research-based intensive approach to improving patient outcomes by integrating pathways and guidelines with patient care. Driving compliance, research, quality and publication, this method engages the entire team to align work tailored to improve the patient’s outcome, operational excellence of the organization and experience of the team.

Job Summary

Provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with policies and procedures under the supervision of the supervisor and manager. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the age, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patients served.

Essential Functions

  • Collects data pertinent to the healthcare consumer's health or the situation.

  • Analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or potential diagnoses, problems, and issues.

  • Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation.

  • Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected, measurable outcomes.

  • Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment.

  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes.

  • Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles.

  • Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or principles.

  • Promotes shared governance, or facility decision making activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect clinical outcomes and promotion.

  • Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice.

  • Integrates evidence and research findings into practice.

  • Contributes to quality nursing practice.

  • Communicates effectively in all areas of practice.

  • Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.

  • Seeks knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice and promotes futuristic thinking.

  • Evaluates one's own and other's nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations.

  • Utilizes appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing services that are safe, effective, and financially responsible.

Physical Requirements

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required. Additional department specific physical requirements may be identified for unique responsibilities within the department by the department leader.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required; BSN preferred. Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works. Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the department manager.

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

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