Georgia Employer REGISTERED NURSE - FAMILY BIRTH CENTER /POOL DAY S in Atlanta, Georgia
Grady Health System offers many career paths for Registered Nurses. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your nursing career, you can find a rewarding nursing position at Grady!SUMMARYThe Registered Nurse (RN), provides age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintains a safe environment, educates patients and their families about healthy practices and treatment modalities, assures continuity of care, coordinates care across settings and among caregivers, manages information, communicates effectively, and utilizes technology. Utilizes the nursing process to provide and plan care (i.e. assessment, nurse diagnosis, planning and coordination, implementation, and evaluation). Additional roles include advocacy, performance improvement, leadership, problem solving, delegation, conflict resolution, and team player.QUALIFICATIONSA minimum of an Associate Degree in Nursing in requiredA Bachelors of Science in Nursing is strongly preferredTwo (2) or more years' experience as a Registered Nurse requiredSpecific area of specialty previous experience preferredCurrent Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse requiredCurrent American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) health care provider card requiredPRN 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 nurses 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).For those candidates with less than one (1) year of RN experience, please be sure to check out Grady's New Graduate Nurse Residency Program*EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.