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RN G6N Renal/Vascular FT nights

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
Wellstar Health System
Type Full time Posted 8/14/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/20/2014
GA - Georgia (All) - Marietta Referral - n/a -    
Job Title:RN G6N Renal/Vascular FT nights
Job ID:KH-830663
City:Marietta, GA
Facility:Kennestone Hospital
Employment Type:Regular
Full/Part Time:Full-Time
Department:G6N Renal/Vascular - Surgical

WellStar has been named one of the2014 FORTUNE 100Best Companies to Work ForĀ®, which recognizes companies across the country that have exceptional workplace cultures. As the largest not-for-profit health system in Georgia, WellStar has always been a leader in the community. This new award recognizes the System’s commitment to taking care of the people who take care of others.

This is an exciting opportunity for a RN on 6 North Renal Vascular-Surgery! 6 North is a 24 bed unit working three 12 hour shifts.  6 North utilizes the shared governance model for decision making and has an available and supportive leadership team including Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, Charge Nurses and unit based Clinical Nurse Leader. Patient population includes diagnoses of chronic kidney disease, hypertension, diabetes, peritoneal dialysis, and hemodialysis. Our patient populations allows for long-term connections with patients and their families. Our nursing team uses their dynamic energy and skills to make tremendous impact in the lives of our patients. We have an emphasis on continuing education, evidence-based practice and a healthy work environment.

About WellStar
WellStar Health System is a not-for-profit system recognized as a national leader in comprehensive care. Specialists and primary care providers work in a multi-disciplinary environment with more than 12,000 diverse team members throughout our five hospitals and physician offices.

With industry awards ranging from Integrated Delivery Networks to Working Mother Magazine’s Best Places to Work, WellStar strives to provide the best care possible with Atlanta’s top medical professionals. 

The Registered Nurse functions under the direction of the Nurse Manager and Resource Nurse and is responsible for implementing the nursing process based on expanded knowledge and experience. The nurse is responsible for coordinating and providing safe patient care with an understanding and awareness of age appropriate and culturally aware needs. The nurse addresses the patient/family biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and education needs. The nurse is responsible for delivery of patient care in complex situations, coordination of patient care activities, staff development and professional self-development. The nurse is able to independently perform job functions.

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 choosing Wellstar.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.