Registered Nurse ICU FT Weekend Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/9/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Rome, GA
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  • Travel
  • Shift
    5 - Weekend Night
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description



AdventHealth Gordon

1035 Red Bud Road Calhoun GA  30701

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

Faith based organization

Employee referral program

Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains

Co-workers who feel like family

Educational reimbursement

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Weekend Nights, 36 hours per week

You Will Be Responsible For:

•The RN is responsible for execution of the Nursing Process

• Assessment –collects patient health data

•Data collection involves the patient, family, and other health care providers as appropriate.

•The priority of data collection activities is determined by the patient’s immediate condition or needs.

•Pertinent data are collected using appropriate assessment techniques and instruments.

•Relevant data are documented in a retrievable form.

•The data collection process is systematic and ongoing.

• Diagnosis –analyzes the assessment data in determining diagnoses.

•Diagnoses are derived from the assessment data.

•Diagnoses are validated with the patient, family, and other health care providers, when possible and appropriate. 

•Diagnoses are documented in a manner that facilitates the determination of expected outcomes and plan of care.

• Outcome Identification –identifies expected outcomes individualized to the patient.

•Outcomes are derived from the diagnoses.

•Outcomes are mutually formulated with the patient, family, and other health care providers, when possible and appropriate.

•Outcomes are culturally appropriate and realistic in relation to the patient’s present and potential capabilities. 

•Outcomes are attainable in relation to resources available to the patient. 

•Outcomes include a time estimate for attainment, provide direction for continuity of care, and are documented as measurable goals.

• Planning – works with the RN to develop a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.

•The plan is individualized to the patient (e.g., age-appropriate, culturally sensitive) and the patient’s condition or needs.

•The plan is developed with the patient, family, and other health care providers, as appropriate.

•The plan reflects current nursing practice.

•The plan provides for continuity of care.

•Priorities for care are established.

•The plan is documented.

• Implementation –implements the interventions identified in the plan of care.

•Interventions are consistent with the established plan of care.

•Interventions are implemented in a safe, timely, and appropriate manner.

•Interventions are documented.

• Evaluations –evaluates the patient’s progress toward attainment of outcomes.

•Evaluation is systematic, ongoing, and criterion-based.

•The patient, family, and other health care providers are involved in the evaluation process, as appropriate.

•Ongoing assessment data are used to revise diagnoses, outcomes, and the plan of care, as needed.

•Revisions in diagnoses, outcomes, and the plan of care are documented.

•The effectiveness of interventions is evaluated in relation to outcomes.

•The patient’s responses to interventions are documented.

•The RN practices in accordance to the established Georgia Nurse Practice Act and law.

•The RN is responsible for maintaining general mandatories established by Gordon Hospital and any unit-specific mandatories, as deemed necessary for practice within that setting.

•The RN is responsible for legal, ethical practice. The nurse serves as a patient advocate in accordance with the patient bill of rights. The nurse is responsible for compliance with regulatory standards pertinent to nursing practice.

•The RN must remain flexible to changing systems, is expected to demonstrate quality and effectiveness in work habits and treats staff, physician, patients and families with consideration and respect.


What You Will Need:


•Administers all types of medications correctly per age group for all populations served according to policy

•Demonstrates proficient technical skills and operational knowledge of all equipment used on the unit.

•Performs daily rotational task assignment as directed.

•Supervises Nursing Assistants in the process of basic nursing functions (i.e. bed making, toileting, oral care, hair and nail care, baths and comfort measures in accordance with the patient’s cultural needs). Demonstrates standard procedure for safe patient ambulation and transfers, and checking, turning, and repositioning bedfast, and or, incontinent patients every two hours.

•Serves as a preceptor as necessary


•Gather data/assess/reassess all populations served and do primary assessment of all newly admitted or transferred patients and completes hard cop care plans for each chart.

•Documents/communicates clearly and concisely patient data, initiates and implements phone and verbal physician orders promptly and accurately as needed, collaborates with other members of the healthcare team as needed including the Assistant Nurse Manager and/or Charge RN, other RNs, and physicians, under HIPAA and confidentiality policy.

•Collaborates on Care Plan input

•Timely collaboration with to establish priorities in planning, organizing, and implementing patient care based on nursing assessment, and taking into consideration the patient/family’s psychosocial/cultural/circumstantial situations. Timely collaboration with RNs to evaluate patient response to nursing interventions.

•Demonstrates recognition of emergency codes, infection control, life safety, and fire plan, age specific safety concerns, proper body mechanics and ergonomics, and implements measures to meet these needs when they arise in collaboration with the RN. Supervises nursing assistant staff during these events.

• Understands the Computerized Physician Order Entry Process and proficiently uses the electronic medical record for retrieval of patient information.

• Monitors Electronic Medical Record for new physician orders and diagnostic results.

• Provides the necessary and appropriate education to the patient and family from admission

•through discharge. This includes, but is not limited to: the patients known medical and nursing plan of care, medications, tests and procedures, disease process, and discharge instructions. Initiates and documents the education provided including the patient response and outcomes. Initiates referrals to healthcare providers as necessary.

Education and Experience Required:  

•Current RN license to practice in the state of Georgia

•Associate Degree in Nursing

•BLS required

•1-year work experience in an acute care setting 


Education and Experience Preferred 

BSN strongly preferred

Licensure, Certification or Registration

Current RN license to practice in the state of Georgia upon hire required

Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 60 days of hire required

CCRN certification preferred

ONS Chemotherapy certification preferred 

Job Summary:

The Registered Professional Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of coordinated nursing care for a patient and/or and assigned group of patients within a patient care unit and for the day-to-day management and supervision of the related clinical activities. The Registered Nurse is also responsible for supervising and responsibly directing the activities of various levels of assigned nursing and ancillary personnel utilizing both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment, while practicing within the State, facility and regulatory guidelines.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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