WellStar Health Systems Nurse Extern II - Float multiple units - Nights in austell, Georgia

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

WellStar Cobb Hospital is seeking a Student Nurse Extern II PRN to join the float team. This position will float to various units within the hospital and work night shifts.

The Student Nurse Extern (SNE) provides basic care under the direction of the registered professional nurse. The SNE role is designed to provide an experiential learning opportunity for students to evolve towards professional nursing practice through the acquisition of basic clinical skills and advancing their knowledge related to patient care. SNEs promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the patient, family and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer service and assistance with basic daily living activities and comfort measures. The SNE assists other health care providers with safe, age appropriate and culturally competent care by performing basic patient care functions; i.e. ambulation, vital signs, transporting supplies/equipment/patient medications and other duties deemed necessary. The SNE must be able to work in a fast paced environment which requires mulit-tasking activities and ongoing communication with the registered nurse. Must be able to perform under stressful conditions with a compassionate, respectful and helpful manner. Must be able to take direction from a variety of care providers.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent from accredited program required; SNE II: Two semesters of a full-time accredited Associate, Baccalaureate or Master’s-level nursing program completed or the

equivalent with at least one major clinical rotation (Adult Health, Maternal-Child Health or Psychiatric-Mental Health) that is applicable to the care setting the SNE will be working in. The SNE II should be within one year of their anticipated graduation.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:

Must have a valid/current CPR or BLS card from the American Heart Association by the first day of employment.

Required Minimum Experience:

SNE II: 1 year of clinical experience in an acute care setting preferred.

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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 country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Nurse Extern II - Float multiple units - Nights

Facility WellStar Cobb Hospital

Category Nursing Support

City Austell

Shift Nights

State Georgia