Registered Nurse Hospice Nurse - Weekend
Wellstar Health Systems

Austell, Georgia


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

The Registered Nurse (RN) Hospice Wkd 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.

Qualifications

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

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!


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