Georgia Employer REGISTERED NURSE (RN) JOINT/SPINE in Snellville, Georgia

Company Job ID-08621-10145Eastside Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - Joint & Spine FT/Nights, rotating weekends.Responsibilities:Performs duties in accordance with unit specific standards of care and evidence by documentation, observation and competencies.Assessment completed within time frame appropriate to population served, each shift and as needed by patient condition.Nursing Plan of Care is developed to meet individual patient needs according to nursing standards of care/practice for population served.Plan is updated with any change in patient condition.Formulates and takes nursing actions to implement plan of care: records actions and patient response.Patient/Family involvement is indicated on plan of care if appropriate.Patient teaching is planned and implemented.Delivers care with respect to the individuals spiritual and cultural needs.Changes in patient's physiological and behavioral status are recognized, documented as they occur.Adverse response to care or treatment is recognized, documented and reported to the physician.Hand Off Communication occurs at shift change, between departments, upon transfer and discharge.Provides patient education and documentation of understanding regarding tests, procedures, equipment and medications.Manages pain through assessment (with appropriate pain scale) intervention, re-assessment within appropriate time period.Implements orders in timely manner.Meets physical and psychosocial needs for an assigned group of patients.Patient care is prioritized and delegated based on patient needs.Provides patient care with consideration of professional ethics. Utilizes hospital ethics' policies appropriately.Maintains responsibility for patients assigned to LPNs or Nurse Technicians (directs their activities within their scope of practice.Delivers care in a safe and effective manner.Delivers medication according to policy; Scans and performs Medication Reconciliation.Follows policies and procedures regarding safety and precautions, uses all safety devices and processes.Ensures accuracy in scanning and documentation of medsParticipates in process improvement activity standards.Maintains patient/employee confidentiality and privacy; HIPAA. Qualifications:Current Georgia RN license.BLS - American Heart Association - requiredGood communication skillsGood computer skills