Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Surg

Location
Cartersville, Georgia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 07, 2017
Closes
Jan 15, 2018
Ref
08625-6835
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Nestled among beautiful mountains, the Etowah River, and Lake Allatoona, charming Cartersville, Georgia is the perfect place to call home and only minutes from vibrant Metro Atlanta.  Home to Cartersville Medical Center, a growing 119-bed acute care hospital and regional cancer center, youll love the family-oriented, patient-centered work environment with Healthgrades five-star rated service lines. Explore the history-rich Smithsonian affiliated museums; shop the unique downtown boutiques; play at Lakepoint Sports Complex; float the river in a kayak, canoe or tube; and enjoy the many community events and festivals year-round. Education options include top rated schools with championship athletic programs and Georgia Highlands College, a two-year institution of the University System of Georgia. Live, work and play in Cartersville, while being minutes away from Atlanta and Chattanooga. Visit the metro areas, then come home to Cartersville. 

  

Cartersville Medical Center is a 119 - bed acute care hospital, Chest Pain Center, Certified Primary Stroke Center and Gold Seal Inpatient Diabetes program accredited by the Joint Commission.  The Breast Imaging Center of Excellence at The Womens Center provides mammography services that are gold seal accredited by the American College of Radiology.  The Hope Center, a regional, Commission on Cancer approved cancer treatment facility, is conveniently located on the hospital campus and provides over 4,000 treatments with over 300 new patients per year from a ten county region.id


This is a PRN position working one shift per week; 3p-11p or 11p-7a.  Total of four shifts a month of which two should be weekend shifts.


The Registered Nurse (RN) performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse.  Performs the primary function of assessing, planning and evaluating the care of all assigned patients, Infant through life span in the Med/Surg Unit.  Responsible for meeting the established policies/standards of practice for this facility.  Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patients - plans and carries out individualized patient care.  Daily use of analytical and decision-making skills. Promotes and maintains patient safety standards. Participates in Performance Improvement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and all other customers. Must smile and make eye contact. Promotes a supportive, teamwork-oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision, and values of CMC. Responsible for maintaining a functional personal telephone and providing Human Resources and Manager/Director with current telephone number.


Cartersville Medical Center is a 119-bed acute care community hospital and regional cancer center (The Hope Center) located in Cartersville in beautiful Northwest Georgia, just 40 miles north of Atlanta and 60 miles south of Chattanooga, TN.  Cartersville Medical Center has received an “A” grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety.   Cartersville Medical Center has also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award recognizes the hospitals commitment to providing quality evidence-based stroke treatment, according to nationally recognized, research guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

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