Provides professional nursing care for assigned patients according to established standards and practices. Duties include assessment of patients, developing plan of care, implementing the plan of care and evaluating plan of care. Position requires a high quality of care in order to meet the Hospital's core mission. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility
Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate. WORKING CONDITIONS
General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
May be scheduled as needed including overtime
2 year / Associate Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school
4 year / Bachelor's Degree in Nursing EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
1+ years Nursing Experience CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
Required Certifications/Licensures: Registered Nurse with current Georgia license, Basic Life Support , If working on a designated stroke unit, Advanced Stroke Life Support and National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale must be obtained within 2 years of hire GENERAL SKILLS
Read / Comprehend Written Instructions
Basic Computer Skills. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision , ability to distinguish colors
Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Standing - Continuously within shift
Walking - Frequently within shift
Sitting - Occasionally within shift
Climbing - Occasionally within shift
Bending/Stooping - Frequently within shift
Twist at waist - Occasionally within shift
Pushing/Pulling - Frequently within shift
Lift/carry up to 20 lbs - Occasionally within shift
Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift
Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift
Posted Date : 2022-05-07
Job type : Full Time