WellStar Health Systems Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg in Douglasville, Georgia

Job Title:

Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg

Job ID:

DH-1142698

City:

Douglasville, GA

Facility:

Douglas Hospital

Employment Type:

Regular

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Shift:

Nights

Department:

Med Unit 3rd Floor

Description:

WellStar Named on the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ® List

At WellStar we deliver world-class healthcare. Over 11,000 individuals work together to meet health demands and needs. To deliver world-class healthcare, we equip our facilities and team members with the best technology, resources, and education. We seek to improve the way we deliver care knowing each day holds more miracles, more life, more chances, more compassion, and more opportunities.

Join the team named one of the Top 100 Companies by Working Mother Magazine

Hours for this full-time position are 7p-7a

Our 36-bed Med/Surg team cares for patients of varying needs with the support of an engaged leadership team including Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Leader, and Nurse Educator. We offer self-scheduling to accommodate work/life balance needs. The exceptional team on 3 North delivers outstanding patient care!

Med Surg Unit RN Overview

Our Medical Surgical Med Surg Registered Nurse (RN) is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of caregivers who ensure patients receive individualized high quality and safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing, and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.

It is expected that all of our Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable, and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implement the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that our Clinical Nurse upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.

Education:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from accredited nursing school preferred

License/Certification:

Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia required

Current CPR/BLS card from the American Heart Association required on the first day of employment

Experience:

Experience with direct patient care preferred

Skills:

Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required

Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed, and respectful manner

Excellent time management skills

Strong use of analytical and critical thinking skills

Basic computer skills and the ability to optimize technology to support clinical care

Ability to read, write, and speak English

WellStar is a shining example of what happens when talented and passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the communities we serve. Every time we treat, heal, and encourage a patient toward wellness, we achieve our mission and realize our vision.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your interest in WellStar!