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Registered Nurse - Med/Surg - Nights

Rome, GA, United States
Job ID: 97387
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7p-7a
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12311112530440-Nursing - 3 Medical/Surgical

Overview

The Registered Nurse – Resource Team provides comprehensive nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or department policies, procedures, and/or protocols under the supervision of the nursing leader. The RN Clinical Nurse/RT assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. The Registered Nurse – Resource Team maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served. 

 

Must be available to provide nursing services in all patient care areas of expertise and knowledge, at all elected facilities. 

 

A registered nurse’s practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements. 

 

Essential Functions 

• Collects pertinent data and information relative to the healthcare consumer’s health or the situation. 

• Analyzes the assessment data to determine the actual or potential diagnoses, problem, and issues. 

• Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation. 

• Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected, measurable outcomes. 

• Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, and employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment. 

• Delegates elements of care to appropriate healthcare workers in accordance with any applicable legal or policy parameters or principles. 

• Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes. 

• Practices ethically. 

• Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles. 

• Communicates effectively in all areas of practice. 

• Collaborates with healthcare consumers and other key stakeholders in the conduct of nursing practice. 

• Leads within the professional practice setting and the profession. 

• Seeks knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice and promotes futuristic thinking. 

• Integrates evidence and research findings into practice. 

• Contributes to quality nursing practice. 

• Evaluates one’s own and others’ nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations. 

• Utilizes appropriate resources to plan, provide, and sustain evidence-based nursing services that are safe, effective, and fiscally responsible. 

• Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner.

• Participate in committees, shared governance, or facility decision making activities, developing and nurturing research to positively affect clinical outcomes and promotion. 

• Models the Atrium Health mission, vision, and value.

• Supports and contributes to the Patient Centered Care Philosophy by understanding that every teammate is a Caregiver whose role is to meet the needs of the patient.

 

Physical Requirements 

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required. 

 

Education, Experience and Certifications 

Graduate from an accredited School of Professional Nursing. 1 year of nursing experience in specialty area required. BLS required. 

 

Valid, active unencumbered Nursing license approved by the Georgia Licensing Board for GA locations and Alabama Licensing Board for AL locations. 

 

Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the nurse leader. 

 

Patient Population Served 

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served

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