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Registered Nurse RN - Neuro/Stroke Unit

Company: Northeast Georgia Health System
Location: Braselton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

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.NGHS is currently seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for our Medical Unit in Braselton.Part-Time Night Shift (7p-7a)B1W is a 24 bed unit. The population served are patients admitted with general medical and surgical diagnoses, as well as pediatric general surgical patients. A variety of medical and surgical diagnoses are cared for on this unit. This unit cohorts stroke and all GIP hospice. The RNs are trained in hospice drips.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 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. 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 guidelinesActively 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.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 marinas Atlanta, 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.

Keywords: Northeast Georgia Health System, Atlanta , Registered Nurse RN - Neuro/Stroke Unit, Healthcare , Braselton, Georgia

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