WellStar Health Systems Registered Nurse in atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The RN is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.

Under general supervision, provides functions of a professional nurse providing direct patient care by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care of assigned patients; may provide guidance and direction to health care personnel. Requires moderate supervision to provide care for more complex patients.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. ASN or BSN achieved.

Required Minimum Certification

Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, BLS through the American Heart Association and ACLS certification.

Required Minimum Skills

Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice acquired through graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Considerable knowledge and skills in the application of the techniques and practices of the nursing profession. Considerable knowledge of medical procedures and equipment. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in detail and to maintain nursing records and charts. Ability to instruct and direct healthcare personnel performing duties. Ability to establish and maintain confidence and cooperation of patients. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, patients, families and physicians.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department ICU

Facility WellStar Atlanta Medical Center

Category Nursing: Direct Care

City Atlanta

Shift Nights

State Georgia