Registered Nurse (RN) NICU

Location
Snellville, Georgia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Nov 09, 2017
Ref
08621-10344
Specialty
NICU
Contract Type
Permanent

Eastside Medical Center
- Snellville, GA


 

Registered Nurse (RN) - Neonatal ICU


 

Eastside
is a 310-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 1,200 employees and 450 affiliated physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.  Eastside Medical Center has been a leader for 31 years in a wide range of state of the art healthcare, including emergency services, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, womens services, neurosciences, oncology, cardiology and behavioral health.

Eastside Medical Center
is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - Neonatal ICU. FT/Days, rotating weekends.


 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs duties in accordance with unit specific standards of care and evidence by documentation, observation and competencies.
  • Assessment completed within time frame appropriate to population served, each shift and as needed by patient condition.
  • Nursing Plan of Care is developed to meet individual patient needs according to nursing standards of care/practice for population served.
  • Plan is updated with any change in patient condition.
  • Formulates and takes nursing actions to implement plan of care: records actions and patient response.
  • Patient/Family involvement is indicated on plan of care if appropriate.
  • Patient teaching is planned and implemented.
  • Delivers care with respect to the individuals spiritual and cultural needs.
  • Changes in patients physiological and behavioral status are recognized, documented as they occur.
  • Adverse response to care or treatment is recognized, documented and reported to the physician.
  • Hand Off Communication occurs at shift change, between departments, upon transfer and discharge.
  • Provides patient education and documentation of understanding regarding tests, procedures, equipment and medications.
  • Manages pain through assessment (with appropriate pain scale) intervention, re-assessment within appropriate time period.
  • Implements orders in timely manner.
  • Meets physical and psychosocial needs for an assigned group of patients.
  • Patient care is prioritized and delegated based on patient needs.
  • Provides patient care with consideration of professional ethics. Utilizes hospital ethics policies appropriately.
  • Maintains responsibility for patients assigned to LPNs or Nurse Technicians (directs their activities within their scope of practice.
  • Delivers care in a safe and effective manner.
  • Delivers medication according to policy; Scans and performs Medication Reconciliation.
  • Follows policies and procedures regarding safety and precautions, uses all safety devices and processes.
  • Ensures accuracy in scanning and documentation of meds
  • Participates in process improvement activity standards.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality and privacy; HIPAA.

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