Registered Professional Nurse

Location
Athens
Posted
Apr 03, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: The Registered Professional Nurse provides clinical nursing care and education to eligible patients in the Women's Clinic. The Registered Professional Nurse works closely with nursing staff, clinician staff, the clinic manager, the clinic lead physician, administrative staff, patients and their families in providing professional nursing care. The Registered Professional Nurse may act as charge nurse in the absence of the Clinic Manager and reports to and is directly supervised by the assigned Women's Clinic Manager.

Responsibilities: Clinical Nursing Care: -Provides culturally sensitive and age-specific nursing care. -Administers medications and IV therapy. -Performs and documents patient assessments, nursing interventions, education, follow up care, treatment, and services. -Manages patient flow in the clinic. -Triages patients and identifies appropriate disposition for care. -Refers patients to providers and coordinates care throughout the visit and in follow-up to other providers and services. -Supports the work of other clinic team members including scheduling visits, billing, data entry, ordering, and other clinic and Health Center functions. -Provides patients with needed information about diagnostic procedures, treatments, and charges as indicated.

Qualifications: Current Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Minimum 12 months employment experience as a Registered Professional Nurse.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.