Registered Nurse (RN)- PRN, Radiology Mammography, Athens

Job Number: 1062182

Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital - Athens, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: PRN


Description

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 is required
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable (see addendum)
Nursing Experience in Hospital Setting Preferred

 

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)
Experienced Emergency Department nurses will have 6 months to obtain the PALS certification.


Infusion/Oncology:
Additional Required Certifications:
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification – prior to chemotherapy administration


Pediatrics:
Identifies, reports and provides appropriate protective measures for high risk situations including, but not
limited to, abuse or neglect, failure to thrive and potential for abduction.
Additional Required Certifications:
PALS Certification (required at Piedmont Columbus Hospital)
PEARS Certification (required at Piedmont Athens Hospital)


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, AWHONN Intermediate
Fetal Monitoring Program within 12 months of start date
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


Diversity & Inclusion

At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.


Excellence at Work

Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.



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