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RN Clinical Nurse G7W Collaborative Care FT nights

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
Wellstar Health System
Type Full time Posted 8/7/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/23/2014
GA - Georgia (All) - Marietta Referral - n/a -    
Job Title:RN Clinical Nurse G7W Collaborative Care FT nights
Job ID:KH-826177
City:Marietta, GA
Facility:Kennestone Hospital
Employment Type:Regular
Full/Part Time:Full-Time
Shift:Nights
Department:G7W Collaborative Care
Description:

Did you know that WellStar was named in2014 Fortune Magazine'sList of the Top 100 Companies to Work For? 

You can discover the
WellStarexperience and join an extraordinary team in our Collaborative Care Unit. We foster a patient and family-centered care environment by focusing on quality patient outcomes and education while empowering our nurses and staff to practice at their highest level of professionalism.  Our team is comprised of Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Care Coordinators, Clinical Educators, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Clinical Nurse Leaders, and Shared Governance Leaders.  

Our Acute Care Department provides comprehensive care to adults and geriatrics with a focus on the total patient experience. Our staff possesses an extensive knowledge of a wide spectrum of disease processes and conditions including diabetes, gastroenterology, and infectious disease. 

Our practice is founded on a Patient and Family Centered Care Delivery Model and our staff partners with patients and families to ensure they are involved in the development of an individualized plan of care. Bedside shift reporting, hourly rounding, and daily multidisciplinary rounds are utilized to communicate individualized care plans and daily goals. From the time of admission, our nurses prepare patients for discharge by utilizing the “teach back method” of education. The “teach-back method” provides continuous education to enhance every patients’ understanding of their care and empowers them to be self sufficient resulting in better outcomes and discharge readiness.

We are a 60 bed medically monitored unit providing patient care in a multidisciplinary environment as a collaborative team.  Apply today to join our team! 



JOB SUMMARY: a brief description of the job.
The RN Clinical Nurse 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.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: minimum requirements to be considered qualified to do the job.
Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:
Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.
Required Minimum Experience:
Experience with direct patient care preferred.
Required Minimum Skills:
Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess
excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.


Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred

 

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.

 

Required Minimum Experience: Experience with direct patient care preferred.

 

Required Minimum Skills: Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.



Thank you for your interest in WellStar!  We are an equal opportunity employer.