Piedmont Rockdale Hospital - Conyers, Georgia
Our Purpose: To make a positive difference in every life we touch.
Our Vision: We are transforming health care, creating a destination known for the best clinicians and a one-of-a-kind experience that always puts patients first.
Our Values: Champion patient centered care, exemplify teamwork and connections, be an owner, and embrace the future.
Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) / Cardiac stepdown - 14 Beds
Patient population consist of chest pain, CHF and atrial arrythmias on cardiac drips (Cardizem, Amiodarone, Milrinone, Lasix, Heparin, Nitroglycerine). This unit does pre and post care of the cardiovascular patients from the Cath Lab to include pulling sheaths and managing wrist and groin sites. CDU also performs TEE/Cardioversions under conscience sedation as well as phase II recovery on broncospy patients. Nursing competency includes BLS, ACLS. PCCU or Cardiac certification a plus but not required.
All units provide services to a robust patient population with many opportunities to expand your professional practice and experience. You will grow your skills and have many opportunities to enroll in education that offers CEUs. We offer our nurses many opportunities to get involved via the shared governance council, unit-based councils, and a variety of other committees so your voice is always heard. Piedmont Rockdale nurses value family, integrity, respect, service, and compassion. If these values resonate with you then consider joining our team!
The staff nurse provides nursing care to patients with a wide variety of diagnoses 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.
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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.
Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable. Bachelor's degree preferred. Nursing Experience in Hospital Setting Preferred.
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.
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.