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Registered Nurse RN - Emergency Observation Unit

Company: Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.


The Emergency Observation Unit (EOU) is a 28 bed observation unit that specializes in the
care of adult and geriatric patients with disease processes including, but not limited to: acute
myocardial infarction (AMI), transient ischemic attacks (TIA), and other disease processes
requiring further medical observation.

Licensed to practice as an RN in Georgia
Associate Nursing Degree
One year of experience as a professional RN
Membership in a professional organization
Bachelor of Nursing Degree Preferred
National certification in clinical specialty

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 Teams as 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.
For the new graduate clinical RN: focuses primarily on developing knowledge and skills and showing growth in ability to care for increasingly complex patients.
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.

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) offers a comprehensive benefits program, which provides flexibility for employees' diverse and changing needs. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, and 401K with match.
NGHS also offers tuition reimbursement for employees who are interested in advancing or continuing their education. We reimburse up to $5,500 per degree program, which is pro-rated for part-time employees.

At NGHS, health and well-being have always been cornerstones for our patients as well as our employees. That's why we offer valuable resources and programs to encourage and support a healthy lifestyle.

What does this mean for you? With NGHS' health and welfare benefits, you and your family have the opportunity to:
--- Stay healthy with comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
--- Enjoy tax savings with flexible spending accounts and health savings account
--- Experience the security and peace of mind with Disability, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage

Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.

NGHS: Opportunities start here.

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Keywords: Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc, Atlanta , Registered Nurse RN - Emergency Observation Unit, Healthcare , Gainesville, Georgia

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