RN IMCU/ICU FT Days or Nights Up to $15K Sign on Bonus, Piedmont Rockdale Hospital
Piedmont Rockdale Hospital
Intensive Care & Intermediate Care Unit Profile
Interested in working for a smaller hospital with a family feel? Come join our talented, diverse team that exemplifies teamwork and champions patient centered care. We know you have a busy life and here at Piedmont Rockdale Hospital we will work closely with you to get the best schedule to fit your needs. We are looking for competent and caring staff to join our winning team.
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
The intensive care unit at Piedmont Rockdale;
Bedside shift report during nurse and pct handoff 6:45a/p
Hourly, purposeful rounding using A.I.D.E.T
Compliance with our quality initiatives
Nurse patient ratios of 2:1 ICU / 4:1 IMCU
Charge nurse with limited patient load to facilitate daily operations
No call requirements
Self scheduling through Smart Square
Patient population consist of chest pain, CHF, renal disease, DKA, digestive disease, pulmonary disease and standard critical care patients. Nursing competency includes BLS, ACLS, NIHSS certification, CRRT, and ICU nursing care.
Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) 21 beds
Patient population consist of chest pain, CHF, renal disease, DKA, digestive disease, pulmonary disease and general intermediate care patients. Nursing competency includes BLS, ACLS, NIHSS certification, and general knowledge of intermediate nursing care.
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 plethora of committees so your voice is always heard. Our practice and service to our community aligns with the Piedmont Promise.
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.
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
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
Effective Communication Skills
Ability to handle stressful environments
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.
For additional competency requirements specific to each nursing unit, refer to the Initial Competency Assessment, Unit Specific Initial Competencies and Annual Passport.
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, 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 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
Additional Required Certifications:
ACLS Certification - (Nurse Residents or nurses new to specialty will complete applicable certifications within 6 months of start date)