Registered Nurse (RN), $5K Sign-on, Med/Surg 2 Tele (Cardiac), FT Nights - Piedmont Henry

Job Number: 1701558

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


Description

Become a part of the Piedmont Family! 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 or NLC/eNLC Multistate License.
BLS certification required.
 
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
For PRN positions: One year of nursing experience in a hospital setting preferred
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable (see addendum)
Nursing Experience in Hospital Setting Preferred
 
ADDENDUM – ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIALTY AREAS:
All Nursing Disciplines
  • Collects pertinent data and information relative 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, measureable outcomes
  • Implements the identified plan of care
  • Coordinates care delivery
  • Employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment
  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes
  • Practices ethically
  • Practices in a manner that is congruent with current diversity and inclusion principles
  • Communicates effectively in all areas of practice
  • Collaborates with healthcare consumer and other key stakeholders in the conduct of nursing practice
  • Leads within the professional practice setting and the profession
  • Seeks knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice and promotes futuristic thinking
  • Integrates evidence and research findings into practice
  • Contributes to quality nursing practice
  • Evaluates one’s own and others’ nursing practice
  • Utilizes appropriate resources to plan, provide, and sustain evidence-based nursing services that are safe, effective, and fiscally responsible
  • Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner
     
    Cardiac Tele
    Additional Required Certifications:
    ACLS Certification - (Nurse Residents or nurses new to specialty will complete applicable certifications within 6 months of start date)
     
    Critical Care
    Additional Required Certifications:
    ACLS Certification - (Nurse Residents or nurses new to specialty will complete applicable certifications within 6 months of start date)
     
    Emergency Department:
    Additional Required Certifications:
    ACLS and PALS Certification - (Nurse Residents or nurses new to specialty will complete applicable certifications within 6 months of start date)
     
    Surgical Services:
    Additional Required Certifications:
    PreOp/PACU/ENDO/CSU – ACLS; PALS if unit provides care to pediatric patients (Nurse Residents or nurses new to specialty will complete applicable certifications within 6 months of start date)
     
    Women’s Services:
    Additional Required Certifications:
    Labor and Delivery-ACLS Certification - (Nurse Residents or nurses new to specialty will complete applicable certifications within 6 months of start date) NRP by the end of orientation period
    Mother/Baby- NRP by the end of orientation period
    NICU- NRP by the end of orientation period
    NAT (Newborn Admission Team)- NRP by the end of orientation period
    Nursery- NRP by the end of orientation period
     
    Designated Stroke: ED, Critical Care & 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 and NIHSS exams
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