RN, Bone Marrow Transplant, (Must have Oncology or Chemo experience) 7am-7:30pm (24 hour per week) Job at Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA

  • Emory Healthcare
  • Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Overview Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals: Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Emory University Orthopedics & Spine Hospital.About The UnitThe Bone Marrow Transplant unit provides top quality stem cell transplants and has completed over 7,000 transplants! Stem cells are utilized to treat various hematological cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, germ cell cancers, and more. Our patients receive high doses of chemotherapy to wipe out their immune system. Nursing administers healthy stem cells, either from the patient or from a donor.We routinely perform CAR-T cell therapy, a targeted immunotherapy that utilizes parts of the immune system (T-cells) that are harvested, grown in a facility, and reinfused into the patient. We are excited to be one of the select few centers in the United States to offer all FDA approved CAR-T cell therapy.Stem cell transplant and CAR-T cell therapy patients stay with us until their new healthy immune cells grow. We also administer chemotherapy regimens to patients during their treatment for different hematological cancers. In an effort to continuously expand cancer knowledge, we administer clinical trial regimens and provide supportive care to patients at all phases of their cancer journey.Description JOB DESCRIPTION: Clinician who routinely uses acquired knowledge, theory, research and experience to respond to changes in clinical situations. Serves as a resource to colleagues and strong advocate for patients/families. Consistently communicates effectively and respectfully with the patient, the patients family, and other members of the healthcare team. Delivers safe, dependable and effective care to a patient population independently utilizing the nursing process. Demonstrates developed assessment skills. Recognizes the impact of nursing care on patient outcomes. Documents nursing interventions and outcomes accurately and in the appropriate format. Plans and implements patient care independently. Utilizes patient/family input and goals in planning plan of care. Evaluates patients response to planned care and adjusts plan of care as appropriate. Identifies patient and family learning needs and makes recommendations to resources regarding those needs. Manages time effectively. Recognizes the roles of the interdisciplinary team, patient and family care partners and utilizes them appropriately as resources in planning patient care. Utilizes resources in a responsible manner with a focus on cost containment. Demonstrates effective listening skills. Reduces barriers to facilitate communication. Utilizes effective conflict resolution skills. Individualizes care based upon the knowledge of the patient and the family. Recognizes needs and advocates for patient based on knowledge of condition. Has awareness of ones own values and how they affect interactions and relationships. Recognizes that cultural differences need to be considered in developing patient and family relationships (focus on identifying cultural norms). Identifies and implements a course of action in non-routine situations. May seek assistance to resolve complex issues. Respects and maintains confidential information. Accepts personal accountability for professional development and growth. Participates within the unit to identify and address discipline specific issues and needs. Revises and evaluates effectiveness of patient care documentation. Uses interviews, surveys, focus groups and questionnaires to identify and resolves areas for improvement.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and 12 months of recent nursing experience. All nurses employed in roles requiring an unencumbered nursing license must have a valid, active license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board. BLS certification required and ACLS may be required in designated departmentsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environmental conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste: Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Patient care/handling injuries; Use of personal protective equipment. Environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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