NGHS is currently seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for our Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit in Gainesville.
Full-Time Night Shift (7p-7a)
up to $12,000 Sign On Bonus, Tuition Reimbursement and Relocation Assistance Offered
NGHS prefers a capable clinician with previous specialty experience, focused on expanding knowledge and skills. Consistently provides effective direct care as part of the interdisciplinary team to a variety of complex patients. Seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice. Assumes a beginning clinical bedside leadership role and seeks mentoring in this process. Is a professional member of VOICE professional nursing shared governance providing feedback on issues being addressed at meetings. Participates as a member on VOICE councils and Nursing Quality Teams as appropriate. Actively participates on Unit Council helping with plans to improve NDNQI nursing sensitive indicators, RN Satisfaction, Employee Engagement, Culture of Safety, and Patient Experience data. Works together with other care team members to recruit and retain an excellent nursing care team. Responsible for providing direct and safe patient care based on the nursing process, and for coordinating care for assigned patients on a shift to promote the achievement of clinical outcomes. Requires consultation with more experienced clinicians and accepts feedback as a constructive professional development tool.
We're looking for someone who:
Admits mistakes and shortcomings
Adapts to Change
Job Specific & Unique Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Delivery of safe, effective, efficient care that meets population specific guidelines
Actively works to make own and related team successful, effectively communicates with patients, families and colleagues at all levels, shows consideration and respect or others and fosters customer service
Effectively prioritizes, recognizes problems, and utilizes evidence-based practice.
Demonstrates personal mastery, leadership of self and others, as appropriate, delegates appropriately, and supports NGHS shared governance model
Basic computer skills necessary to operate computer systems used on unit
Essential Tasks & Responsibilities
Demonstrate basic assessment skills
Demonstrates the 5 rights of medication administration
Accurately documents all aspects of the nursing process using the electronic medical record, as applicable
Understands & complies with all DNV standards
Accesses and follows policies
Provides effective education appropriate for the learning needs of patient/family
Demonstrates appropriate customer service behaviors
Plans patient care based on assessment
Displays basic prioritization and time management skills
Demonstrates the ability to rapidly recognize & anticipate changes in patient status and takes appropriate action while maintaining professional composure
Participates in the enhancement of the nursing profession and supporting the community
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Associate Nursing degree.
Licensed to practice as an RN in Georgia.
One-year experience as a professional RN.
Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree
National certification in clinical specialty, as eligible
Membership in a professional organization
Critical Care and/or intermediate care, progressive care experience
SCRN, CCRN, CMSRN, PCCN, TCRN, or CEN
*New graduate RNs or those with less than one year of experience will be referred to the RN Residency Program.
Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.
Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.