Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department
Company: WellStar Health System
Posted on: June 23, 2022
At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so
successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want
the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for
our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in
Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the
communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care
models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital has an exceptional opportunity for a
Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department.
Part -Time Evening 11am - 7pm 4x week
Ask about our Sign On Bonus for qualified experienced Registered
At Wellstar, not one patient, symptom or treatment plan is the
same-even in an emergency. Now, the new, state-of-the-art emergency
department (ED) at Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center
delivers quality and compassionate care to every patient, every
Located just north of metro Atlanta, this 263,000 sq. ft. medical
facility is one of the largest and busiest EDs in the nation
- It is one of only three Level II trauma centers in metro
- Increased its bed-count from 84 to 166 beds(130 universal beds
and 36 transition beds).
- It is one of four Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Centers
- It is the only Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Cardiac
Center in the state and seventh in the nation.
- Can treat more than 600 patients a day-nearly doubling its
previous capacity-with up to 220,000 patient visits per year.
- It has 170 parking spaces for patients on the street level,
accessible from Cherokee Street.
The Registered Nurse (RN) in the Emergency Department - is a
proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and
unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and
significant others receive individualized high quality, 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 RN Clinical Nurses -Emergency Services are
licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as
outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and
implements 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 the individual upholds
the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while
supporting service excellence goals.
Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited/approved
school of nursing
Preferred Education: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an
accredited school of nursing preferred
Required Minimum License: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse
in the State of Georgia or hold a privilege to practice in the
State of Georgia under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact
Required Minimum Certification: Must have a current BLS card from
the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in
Some Specialty May Require ACLS, NRP or PALS - if required, must
receive ACLS, NRP or PALS within six months of employment in
Preferred Experience: Experience with direct patient care
Required Minimum Skills: Ability to read, write and speak English
language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care
and holds basic computer 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;
Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using
evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong
critical thinking skills.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We
also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and
advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the
Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
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