WellStar Health Systems RN Rapid Response Team in Roswell, Georgia

Job Title:

RN Rapid Response Team

Job ID:

NF-1104644

City:

Roswell, GA

Facility:

WellStar North Fulton

Employment Type:

Regular

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Shift:

Days

Department:

ICU

Description:

WellStar

Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow. WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evident by being recognized three years in a row nationally by Fortune ® Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.

Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.

Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.

The Rapid Response Team (RRT) Nurse is a registered professional nurse who functions under the direction of the Nurse Manager and is responsible for coordination of Rapid Response Team assessment of patient, prioritization and implementation of interventions to ensure optimal patient outcomes, documentation of interventions and outcomes, communication with other team members and disciplines, and safe delivery of age appropriate and culturally aware patient care. The RRT Nurse is accountable for addressing the patient/family biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and education needs. The RRT Nurse serves as a resource/support to the staff, physicians, patients, families, and other departments. The RRT Nurse is responsible for RRTcalls,follow-up visits, RRT data collection, entry and analysis,development of RRT practice guidelines, evaluation of patient codes and informal education of staff.

Required Minimum Education:

Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing; current licensure as a professional registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) preferred.

Required Minimum Experience:

A minimum of two (2) years of nursing practice in a critical care environment; current American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support credentials required; current AHA Basic Life Support credentials required; national certification in critical care nursing preferred, NIHSS certification required

Required Skills:

Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; Inter- and intra-departmental coordination of patient care activities; Delegation skills required; Ability to multi-task essential; Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential; Strong detail orientation required; Computer skills required; Personal time management skills are required; Compliance with the American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required; Demonstrates knowledge of and practices within parameters outlined in Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act

Thank you for your interest in Wellstar North Fulton!