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Registered Nurse (RN) Forensic (MedSurg) Unit

WellStar Health System

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted March 24, 2021.

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

FullTime Day Shift | Forensic (MedSurg) Unit | Atlanta Medical Center, Downtown

  • This is an 18 bed unit providing patient care to State Prisoners and has Ga Department of corrections Officers on the unit at all times.
  • This is a locked unit due to the patient population. Diverse population from medical surgical, cancer patients to Gastro.

*Significant Sign-On Bonus and Relocation assistance offered for qualified experienced RNs.*

The Registered Nurse (RN) 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. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar
Shared Governance Model. 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 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, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.

Job Requirements:

Required Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:

  • Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia;
  • Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.
  • National certification in area of specialty preferred.

Required Minimum Experience:

  • Experience with direct patient care preferred.
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