WellStar Health Systems RN Hospice Nurse Wkd in austell, Georgia
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.
The WellStar Home Hospice team is looking to add a RN Hospice Nurse to it's weekend team.
The RN Clinical Nurse in hospice 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 at end of life. They provides hands on patient care at the bedside, in various clinical environments within the hospice department and the Wellstar hospitals, that are administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders. 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 are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope 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, department and system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.
Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing is preferred;
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Current active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in the position. Hospice nursing certification preferred.
Required Minimum Experience: at least two years of acute care experience as an RN preferred.
Required Minimum Skills: Ability to read write and speak the 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. Work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
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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 RN Hospice Nurse Wkd
Facility WellStar Post Acute Services
Category Nursing: Direct Care