Job Summary Provides professional nursing care for assigned patients according to established standards and practices. Duties include assessment of patients, developing plan of care, implementing the plan of care and evaluating plan of care. Position requires a high quality of care in order to meet the Hospital's core mission. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.
General requirements Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs) Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time. Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills. Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate. Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
Working Conditions General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels. May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights. May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms. May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur. May be scheduled as needed including overtime
Education Requirements 2 year / Associate Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school, RNs hired after January 1, 2017 must obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school within 5 years of date of hire (Required) 4 year / Bachelor's Degree in from a state accredited School of Professional Nursing (Preferred)
Experience Requirements 1 - 2 years Nursing Experience(Preferred)
General Skills Organizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Basic Computer Skills.
Physical Requirements Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice Have near normal vision: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors Have good manual dexterity Have good eye-hand-foot coordination
Physical Demands Occasionally within shift (1-33%) : Sitting,Climbing,Twist at waist,Reaching above shoulder. Frequently within shift (34-66%) : Walking,Bending/Stooping,Pushing/Pulling. Continuously within shift (67-100%) : Standing.
Certifications and Licensures Required Certifications/Licensures : Registered Nurse (RN) with current Georgia license,Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR),Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) or obtained within 6 months of hire.
Phoebe: A Community of Care
Phoebe Putney Health System is a not-for-profit network of more than 4,500 physicians, nurses, professional staff, and volunteers. We deliver compassionate, high quality healthcare to more than 500,000 residents in our 35-county region. Phoebe is dedicated to providing a better way to health and wellness for our entire community.
We are a recognized leader in spe...cialties including cardiovascular medicine, oncology, orthopaedics, and women’s health; and we offer patients the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic treatments available.
Phoebe also operates Phoebe Physicians, a self-governing, not-for-profit network that includes clinics and hospital-based physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties. Through our facilities, physician network, and innovative partnerships, we bring state-of-the-art medicine to Georgia’s hometowns.