Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Department, Piedmont Healthcare - Multiple Locations Available

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Piedmont’s promise is to make a positive difference in every life we touch. Founded in 1905, Piedmont Healthcare is a private, not-for-profit organization with more than 23,000 employees providing safe, convenient and high-quality care across 11 hospitals and more than 600 urgent care, quick care and physician practice locations. Are you looking to grow your career with an Award winning Healthcare System? Come join the Piedmont Family!

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Performs patient assessments to include collection of data regarding the patient’s 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

Leadership Skills

Effective Communication Skills

Initiative

Independent Judgment

Ability to handle stressful environments

Disclaimer

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.



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.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

For PRN positions: One year of nursing experience in a hospital setting preferred

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable (see addendum)

Nursing Experience in Hospital Setting Preferred



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