WellStar Health Systems Registered Nurse (RN) PRN in marietta, 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

The Operating Room Registered Nurse (RN) in General Surgery 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.

  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.

  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.

  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.

  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.

  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.

  • Direct or supervise less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel or supervise a unit.

Some interesting facts about Wellstar Kennestone’s Operating Room

  • We have 20 Operating Rooms and staff all 20 each day.

  • We are staffed 24/7, nights and weekends we always have 2-3 teams in house and 2 teams on call.

  • We have 3 Intuitive Da Vinci robots that are used on multiple service lines i.e. Bariatrics, Colo-Rectal, Gynecology, Urology, Cancer Surgery,

  • We have approximately 150 employees in our department.

  • There is a call requirement for RN’s & Surgical Techs, varies from month to month, anywhere from 25 – 35 per month on an average.

  • We do extremely complex Neuro procedures from craniotomies for tumors to cerebral aneurysms.

  • Our turnover time per procedure averages 25-26 minutes per case.

  • Our orientation to our department is approximately 12 weeks, depending on experience.

  • WellStar utilizes the Peri-Op 101 program through A.O.R.N. (Association of Peri-Operative Nurses).

  • We take 1-3 RN’s per cohort, which each cohort lasts 12 weeks of classroom & clinical followed by approx. 12 weeks of department/service line orientation.

  • WellStar offers education to sit for the CNOR exam, we do a prep course at a discounted rate.

This is a PRN level 2 position which requires the RN to work 5 shifts per scheduling period, 1 weekend shift per scheudling period and 1 major holiday per calendar year.

Qualifications

  • Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred

  • Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: 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 (eNLC); Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.

  • Required Minimum Experience: Experience with direct patient care preferred.

  • 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

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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 General Surgery

Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Category Nursing: Direct Care

City Marietta

Shift Various

State Georgia