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RN ED I

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Overview


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Responsibilities


Significant Sign-On Bonus and Relocation assistance offered for qualified experienced RNs.

 

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 time.

Located just north of metro Atlanta, this 263,000 sq. ft. medical facility is one of the largest and busiest EDs in the nation and:
 

  • It is one of only three Level II trauma centers in metro Atlanta.
  • 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 in Georgia.
  • 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.

 

Shift - full-Time Night


Qualifications


Required Minimum Education

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification

  • Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia
  • Must have a current ACLS and BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.

Required Minimum Experience

  • Experience with direct patient care preferred.

 



We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy.  We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Marietta , RN ED I, Other , Marietta, Georgia

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