Registered Nurse, Float Pool (Med Surg/Tele/ICU) - FT Days, Piedmont Henry Hospital

Job Number: 1605085

Piedmont Henry Hospital - Stockbridge, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Description

Join a clinical team at its best! Piedmont Healthcare – It’s Time to Get Better.
We care about our employees so you can care for our patients. Piedmont Healthcare. 

RESPONSIBLE FOR:
The staff nurse provides nursing care to patients from birth through the lifecycle utilizing nursing processes to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care for patients. He/she functions within the framework of the policies and procedures of the organization and demonstrates professional growth and accountability. The staff nurse is responsible for maintaining standards of practice, coordinating patient care activities of all assigned staff in the provision of quality nursing care.


Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Graduate of a nursing program

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
New Graduates of a nursing program eligible

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse
BLS certification required.

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree preferred
Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable
Nursing Experience in Hospital Setting Preferred

 

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WOMEN’S SERVICES:

ACLS Certification (L&D- within 6 months from hire date)

AWHONN Basic Fetal Monitoring Certification (L&D only – by end of the orientation period)

NRP certification required (by end of orientation to unit).

 

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT:

ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire date

 

CRITICAL CARE:

CARDIAC/TELE

ACLS required within 6 months of hire date

 

SURGICAL SERVICES:

PreOp/PACU/ENDO/CSU – ACLS required within 6 months of hire date; PALS required within 6 months of hire date if unit provides care to pediatric patients

 

ED, Critical Care & designated stroke Medical/Surgical Units:

Knowledgeable in assessment, planning, treatment, and evaluation of patients experiencing stroke or stroke-like symptoms

Provides appropriate stroke related education and Stroke Education Booklet to patients and/ or family/ caregiver with discussion on risk factor reduction

Knowledgeable in stroke performance measures and relationship to patient outcomes

Communicates with the multidisciplinary team and assists with coordination of care of the stroke / TIA patient

Completes required 4 hours of stroke related education annually and demonstrates competency with performing the MEND exam



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