Registered Nurse - Med/Surg RNs

Employer
DeKalb Medical Center
Location
Lithonia, GA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 04, 2017
Ref
12cd8c7f13
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Opportunities available for experienced RN's. Newly increased salaries & sign-on bonuses for select positions.

  • ED
  • Med Surg
  • Telemetry
  • ICU

Various Shifts available

Want to learn more? Come join us every Wednesday 9am-12pm to meet with recruiter/hiring managers and tour our beautiful facility.

A premiere digital hospital in Georgia, DeKalb Medical Hillandale is located on a beautiful 40-acre campus in suburban Lithonia. With 100 private patient rooms (including eight ICU beds), special family waiting areas and a warm, homelike atmosphere, DeKalb Medical Hillandale offers Georgia first-rate digital hospital technology. The only planned digital hospital in Georgia
A planned digital hospital, Hillandale was engineered from the blueprint phase to make patient information electronically available across the entire campus instantly, anytime, anywhere. This eliminates paperwork and duplicate tests, allows doctors to make faster, more informed decisions and makes optimal use of patients time. The result is maximized patient safety, more efficient care and faster, more accurate communication among caregivers.
Our six-story, 191,000-square-foot digital hospital features:
Advanced medical/surgical services, including 100 licensed acute care beds
Inpatient and outpatient surgical suites
A 12-bed recovery unit
An adult intensive care unit
A 24-hour Emergency Department with 24 exam rooms
Available VIP patient suites
Internet access in most patient rooms
Gift shop
Cafeteria
Chapel
Community room
JOB SUMMARY:
The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process to evaluate, direct and deliver comprehensive nursing care to patients in a safe and proficient manner according to individual patient needs. Assesses patient health problems and needs, develops and implements nursing care plans, and maintains medical records.

Provides patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification, registration, and/or assessed competencies. Practice will be in accordance with laws and regulations and will adhere to established policies, procedures and practice guidelines.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Delivers patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
Assesses patient's condition, including biophysical, psychosocial, age specific needs, and safety needs.
Documents patient's status according to organizational policies and procedures.
Develops an individualized plan of care utilizing the nursing and medical diagnoses.
Collaborates with other health care team members in formulating plan of care to ensure optimum patient outcomes and continuity of care.
Monitors, implements, and evaluates patient status, appropriateness of the nursing plan of care, and outcomes of the care provided on assigned patients.
Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, including patient and family instruction, health promotion, disease management and discharge planning.
Provides supervision and guidance to Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and other non-licensed clinical support staff in delivering interdisciplinary patient care.
Participates in continuous quality improvement activities to ensure the provision and improvement of safe and quality patient care.
Participates in supporting the organizations vision, mission and values and adheres to and exhibits DeKalb Medical Standards of Behavior.
Performs other duties as assigned to meet the goals and objectives of DeKalb Medical.

Minimum Education, Experience and Licensure Required:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
Bachelors degree in Nursing (BSN) required (will also consider ASN candidates that commit to enrolling within 1 year, post hire, to begin working on their BSN )
Current GA Licensure as a Registered Nurse
BLS certification through the American Heart Association required
Additional certifications may be required

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