Jun 27, 2022

Nurse Residency Program, May 2022 New Grad RNs

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
Nurse

Job Description

Being an employee at Children's is more than just protocols and medication rounds—it’s knowing when a hug is the most important thing in the world to a child. It’s knowing that sometimes laughter really is the best medicine. But, most important, it’s giving patients and families exactly the care they need, when they need it.

 

 

Job Description

Performs nursing process while providing direct patient care in a safe and effective manner that promotes quality patient outcomes. Functions as member of interdisciplinary healthcare team.

 

 

Experience
•No minimum experience required

Preferred Qualifications


Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Note: the BSN requirement may be waived with approval from the ADN Committee with a commitment from the new hire to achieve their BSN within 2.5 years.

Certification Summary
•Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

•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


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•No minimally required knowledge, skills, or abilities

Job Responsibilities
PRACTICE (Caring for the Patient)
1.Performs nursing process across the continuum to deliver age and developmentally appropriate patient-family-centered care.
2.Integrates values and language preferences into healthcare delivery through a culturally sensitive process.
3.Utilizes clinical decision support tools and resources to recognize issues, prioritize care, and modify plan of care as needed.
4.Utilizes appropriate documentation tools to record, measure, and retrieve healthcare data.
5.Provides patient and family education appropriate for identified learning needs.
6.Utilizes resources to plan and provide nursing care that is safe, effective, and financially responsible.



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



ENGAGEMENT (Engaging and Leading Professionally)
1.Provides oversight for nursing care given by unlicensed personnel while retaining accountability for patient care quality.
2.Engages in ethical practices utilizing principles from The Code of Ethics for Nurses.
3.Maintains therapeutic and professional relationships with appropriate role boundaries.
4.Contributes to a supportive and healthy work environment.
5.Consults, contributes to, and coordinates care with interdisciplinary healthcare team members.
6.Demonstrates investment in others through teaching/coaching/helper roles.
7.Demonstrates support of shared leadership through awareness of initiatives and providing input.
8.Facilitates timely admission, transfer, and discharge process for patient assignment, ensuring safe and efficient patient flow through collaboration with physicians, interprofessional team, hospital leadership, and staff.
9.Pulls transfers or admissions actively through proactive approach and removes or escalates barriers to appropriate leader.



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



PROFESSIONAL MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

1. Completes orientation and Initial Assessment of Competency successfully by determined due date.

2. Completes mandatory education and annual competency assessment requirements as defined by unit and system by due date.

3. 75% attendance at staff meetings, if applicable.