Georgia Employer REGISTERED NURSE 6B MED/SURG (PRN/POOL) in Atlanta, Georgia
Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady!SUMMARYThe PRN/Pool Registered Nurse, is responsible for providing age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintaining a safe environment, educating patients and their families about healthy practices and treatment modalities, assuring continuity of care, coordinating the care across settings and among caregivers, managing information, communicating effectively, and utilizing technology. The Staff Nurse Pool utilizes the nursing process which includes the components of assessment, nurse diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning and coordination, implementation, and evaluation. The role of the Staff Nurse Pool also includes patient advocacy, teaching, performance improvement, leadership and professional development. As a member of the health care team, Staff Nurse Pool demonstrates nursing expertise, as a clinician, leader, collaborator and innovator of care and services.QUALIFICATIONSCurrent Georgia License as a Registered Professional Nurse.Associates Degree in NursingCurrent American Heart Association Basic Life Support Health Care Provider Card required.Two (2) years of clinical nursing experience.PRN staff are required to work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary) PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN staff must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safe staffing requirements across the nursing units.Weekend Requirements: One (1) weekend shift per 4- week schedule. (Friday 7pm - Monday 7am)Holiday Requirements: Must work two (2) holidays per year: One major (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's) and one minor (Memorial Day, July 4 th , Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day).EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.