HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Ortho/Spine, Full Time Nights in Macon, Georgia
POSITION SUMMARY: 1. Supports the mission of the hospital to provide highest quality care in a caring atmosphere
Provision of nursing care to adult and geriatric patients based upon nursing process
Takes a patient assignment as directed to provide safe, effective care
Directly supervises LPN and CNA job roles
Promotes teamwork with physicians and other departments
Communicates in a professional, respectful demeanor to all caregivers in regard to patient condition, changes, and response or results to orders and nursing interventions.
Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies, procedures, and standards
Utilizes the standards set forth by the ANA
Will organize, modify, evaluate, document, and maintain the Plan of Care for Medical or Surgical patients that include individualized, family centered, holistic, supportive, and safe care
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
Regular, punctual and dependable attendance per policy.
Other duties as assigned.
A. Core Competencies :
Service: Strives to meet expectations/needs of customers; responds to concerns with sense of urgency; seeks win-win solutions for unreasonable patient/customer expectations
Quality/Ethics/Integrity: Seeks opportunities for improvement; prevents small problems from becoming large ones; pays attention to detail; follows instructions and protocol/procedures; adheres to company code of conduct; maintains integrity in all aspects of his/her work
Relationships: Builds effective working relationships; finds and provides information to clarify situations; expands on original ideas; contributes own ideas; places high priority on other team members’ goals; gains team agreement to support ideas; clearly explains rationale behind ideas/goals; demonstrates sensitivity to differing cultural views and needs
Adaptability: Seeks to understand changes in work tasks/processes; actively seeks information about new tasks/processes; treats change and new tasks/processes as opportunities for learning and personal growth; speaks positively about changes to others; quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with change
B. *Job Specific* *: * As defined in department specific competencies
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
High school diploma. Medical terminology required.
Graduate from an accredited school of Professional Nursing
BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider required
Registered Nurse Licensure-State of Georgia, current--required
Advanced Cardiac Life Saving Certification preferred
Completion of credentialing requirements for unit specific skills within six months of employment
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
- Cardiac monitoring preferred SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners’ needs
Basic computer skills
Strong communication skills in oral and written format
Flexibility to intervene at a moment’s notice for patient or unit change of condition
Strong problem solving skills with willingness to seek assistance from other team members when necessary
Ability to copy with death or dying patients and their families
Active advocacy for patients and families
Utilize, demonstrate, and apply the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to safely care for patients and families in an effective, caring member of the interdisciplinary team
Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Ortho/Spine, Full Time Nights
Location: Georgia-Macon-Coliseum Northside-Macon
Requisition ID: 08165-8873