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RN, Neuro ICU, Full-Time Weekend Days

Description:

Its Time to Get Better at Piedmont! Join us at Piedmont Atlanta in our newly renovated 22-bed Neuro ICU! Join our Neuroscience ICU team today!

All critical care units at Piedmont share the following advanced therapeutic modalities:

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)

Therapeutic Hypothermia postcardiac arrest

Advanced Invasive & NonInvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring

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.

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.

Qualifications:

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

For PRN positions: One year of nursing experience in a hospital setting is required

Bachelors degree preferred

Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable (see addendum)

Nursing Experience in Hospital Setting Preferred

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Performs patient assessments to include collection of data regarding the patients physical, psychosocial and health history.

2. Appropriately evaluates the developmental age of the patient when performing assessments, treatments and patient/family education.

3. Organizes patient data into the formulation of a plan of care; identifies additional information needed and makes care decisions based on identified needs. Identifies expected patient outcomes.

4. Carries out plan of care to achieve desired patient outcomes.

5. Provides patient care that is specific to the setting, identified needs and plan; ensures that the care provided is appropriate to the severity of the disease, condition, impairment or disability.

6. Oversees activities of ancillary and support team members.

7. Identifies teaching opportunities and provides the resources necessary for achieving the educational goals of the patients.

8. Communications issues/concerns to the Charge Nurse, Clinical Manager and/or physician as appropriate.

9. Documents patient care and concerns in the patient record.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

Leadership Skills

Effective Communication Skills

Initiative

Independent Judgment

Ability to handle stressful environments

Disclaimer

The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

ADDENDUM ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIALTY AREAS:

All Nursing Disciplines

Collects pertinent data and information relative to the healthcare consumers 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, measurable 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 ones 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)

Dialysis:

Additional Required Certifications:

CDN (Certified Dialysis Certificate) preferred

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.

TNCC and ENPC Certifications required at the following hospitals; Piedmont Athens, Piedmont Columbus Main Campus, Piedmont Henry, Piedmont Cartersville, Piedmont Walton (Nurse Residents or nurses new to specialty will complete applicable certifications within 1 year of start date)

Infusion/Oncology:

Additional Required Certifications:

Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification prior to independent 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 (Nurse Residents or nurses new to specialty will complete applicable certifications within 6 months of start date)

PEARS or PALS Certification - required at Piedmont Athens Hospital (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)

Womens 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

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Position Information

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Posted

04/03/2024

Type

Nursing

Job ID

1104580

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