REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE

Location
Athens, GA
Posted
Jul 06, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: This is a professional registered nursing position which provides clinical nursing care in the outpatient clinic with delegated responsibility for supervision of assigned staff. The Registered Professional Nurse provides clinical care which is within the scope of UHC nursing practice and in accordance with the Georgia Nurse Practice Act. The Registered Professional Nurse works closely with nursing staff, clinician staff, the clinic manager, the clinic lead physician, administrative staff, and patients and their families in providing nursing care.

Responsibilities: Practices clinical nursing in a safe, responsible and effective manner. Manages patient flow; triages and assigns patients to appropriate care. Refers patients to providers and coordinates care throughout the visit. Demonstrates competence in tasks related to the position.

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.

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