Piedmont Atlanta Hospital - Atlanta, Georgia
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.
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.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable (see addendum)
Nursing Experience in Hospital Setting Preferred
Additional Required Certifications:
ACLS Certification (L&D – within 6 months from hire date)
AWHONN Basic Fetal Monitoring Certification (L&D only – by end of orientation period)
NRP certification required (by end of orientation period)
Utilizes physician orders, policies and procedures, and the condition of mother/fetus/neonate to determine frequency of assessment.
Identifies, reports and takes appropriate protective measures for risk situations such as suspicion of abuse or neglect, abnormal mother/infant bonding, failure to thrive, and potential for infant/child abduction