Registered Nurse II PCU Medical FT Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/20/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
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  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description



AdventHealth Gordon                                                                                   1035 Red Bud Road Calhoun, GA  30701

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth "City/Facility Name"

  • Straight A's in patient safety from the LeapFrog Group
  • Top 100 Community Hospital's, Becker's Hospital Review
  • Top 100 Rural Hospital's, Becker's Hospital Review
  • Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains
  • Co-workers who feel like family

Work Hours/Shift:

Full time days, 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:

Current RN license to practice in the state of Georgia required

Associates Degree in Nursing required

BLS certification required

1 year work experience in an acute care setting required

BSN strongly preferred

ACLS certification required within 1 year of hire

PALS certification required within 18 months of hire

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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