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Registered Nurse RN - Medical/Specialty Surgery (N6G)

Company: Northeast Georgia Health System
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Job Description:

Improving the Health of our Community in All We DoNortheast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations.If you love a fast-paced environment with multiple demands; consider joining our team.NGHS is currently seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for our Specialty Surgery Medical/Surgical Unit in Gainesville. Full-Time Night Shift (7p-7a)N6G is a 32-bed nursing unit with all private rooms, 4 equipped with negative pressure and 2 with bariatric ceiling lifts. Care is rendered to patients with a variety of specialties including, but not limited to:Bariatric Surgery - Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve & Adjustable Gastric BandingUrology diagnosis and proceduresOncology/Gynecology SurgeryGeneral Surgery including major bowel proceduresVascular surgery proceduresPlastic Surgery - Skin Grafts, Flaps & Reconstructive SurgeryPodiatryOther medical & surgical patients in times of high census NGHS desires a capable clinician with previous specialty experience preferred, focused on expanding knowledge and skills. Consistently provides effective direct care as part of the interdisciplinary team to a variety of complex patients. Seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice. Assumes a beginning clinical bedside leadership role and seeks mentoring in this process. Is a professional member of VOICE professional nursing shared governance providing feedback on issues being addressed at meetings. Participates as a member on VOICE councils and Nursing Quality Teamsas appropriate. Actively participates on Unit Council helping with plans to improve NDNQI nursing sensitive indicators, RN Satisfaction, Employee Engagement, Culture of Safety, and Patient Experience data. Works together with other care team members to recruit and retain an excellent nursing care team. Responsible for providing direct and safe patient care based on the nursing process, and for coordinating care for assigned patients on a shift to promote the achievement of clinical outcomes. Requires consultation with more experienced clinicians and accepts feedback as a constructive professional development tool.We''re looking for someone who:Admits mistakes and shortcomingsCommunicates EffectivelyTakes InitiativeEmpatheticPromotes TeamworkAdapts to ChangeJob Specific & Unique Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesDelivery of safe, effective, efficient care that meets population specific guidelines Actively works to make own and related team successful, effectively communicates with patients, families and colleagues at all levels, shows consideration and respect or others and fosters customer serviceEffectively prioritizes, recognizes problems, and utilizes evidence-based practice.Demonstrates personal mastery, leadership of self and others, as appropriate, delegates appropriately, and supports NGHS shared governance modelBasic computer skills necessary to operate computer systems used on unitEssential Tasks & ResponsibilitiesDemonstrate basic assessment skillsDemonstrates the 5 rights of medication administrationAccurately documents all aspects of the nursing process using the electronic medical record, as applicableUnderstands & complies with all DNV standardsAccesses and follows policiesProvides effective education appropriate for the learning needs of patient/familyDemonstrates appropriate customer service behaviorsPlans patient care based on assessmentDisplays basic prioritization and time management skillsDemonstrates the ability to rapidly recognize & anticipate changes in patient status and takes appropriate action while maintaining professional composureParticipates in the enhancement of the nursing profession and supporting the communityPhysical DemandsOccasionally lifting up to 100 lbsFrequent kneeling/stooping/bendingFrequent standing/walkingFrequent pushing/pullingFrequent intensive work, requires reading, writing, reasoning, & talkingNormal duties may involve contact or potential exposure to blood or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials. Appropriate personal protective equipment is to be used whenever potential existsMinimum Qualifications:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.Associate Nursing degree.Licensed to practice as an RN in Georgia.One-year experience as a professional RN.Preferred QualificationsBachelor of Science Nursing DegreeNational certification in clinical specialty, as eligibleMembership in a professional organization*New graduate RNs or those with less than one year of experience will be referred to the RN Residency Program.RN''s will provide healthcare of patients within existing standards of care. Primarily responsible for the admission database, ongoing assessment, nursing care plan, discharge planning, teaching, evaluation of the nursing care plan and/or meeting customer service needs. Provides direct supervision to other members of the nursing team, prescribes nursing care, delegates care to be provided, and coordinates the nursing plan of care. This position will care for patients in the child, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.More Awards and Accolades.Ranked in the Top 10% in the nation by CareChex for Stroke Care, Cancer Care, Pneumonia Care and Surgical Care, the System is the recipient of numerous accolades including: Georgia''s #1 Surgery Hospital by CareChex Georgia''s #1 Heart Hospital by CareChex - 12 years in a row Georgia''s #1 Women''s Hospital by CareChex Georgia''s #1 Pulmonary HospitalOne of Metro Atlanta''s Top Workplaces for the 7th year in a rowMore Choices.The Blue Ridge Mountains are less than a 30-minute drive and Lake Sidney Lanier is next door. Whatever setting suits your mood, you''ll find it right here. 47 public parks8 championship golf courses34 tennis courts10 marinasAtlanta, with its abundance of sports including the Atlanta Braves, Hawks, Falcons, and Georgia Swarm, as well as entertainment attractions, is less than an hour to the south.NGHS is committed to and will provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or veteran status.by Jobble

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