Staff Nurse*

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Job Title: Staff Nurse*
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 218416

Required Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Nursing and experience in the care of Geriatric patients in a long term care environment; Current, active licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia; Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certificationKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentiality
Knowledge of AU/GWVNH policies and procedures
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to access and accurately report changes in patients' condition
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of nursing as it applies to the geriatric population
Detail-oriented with strong telephone etiquette, organizational, customer service and multi-tasking skillsCertifications Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification Current, Active Georgia Licensure as a Registered Nurse in good standingPreferred
    Experience in exercising leadership skills.Ability to assume charge nurse position in an assigned unit.Ability to supervise others and maintain an empathetic understanding of the physically and mentally challenged patient

The Staff Nurse possesses knowledge regarding State, Federal, VA and The Joint Commission guidelines governing long term care. This person is responsible for supervising employees in all nursing units. The person in this role ensures that individualized quality patient care is provided for all patients and serves as the supervisor for the facility.

The duties include, but are not limited to:

    Patient Care: Assists nursing personnel in the administration for total patient care and serve as Charge Nurse or Medication Nurse for a nursing unit as assigned. Serve as Supervisor for the facility as needed. Provides support to nursing unit/staff throughout the facility. Assess patients as needed and contact Physician, as needed.Nursing Supervisor: Serve as Nursing Supervisor for the facility. Provide support to nursing staff throughout the facility. Assess patients as needed and contact Physician, as indicated.Resources: Provide direction and guidance in the proper use, care and control of material resources.Problem Solving: Participate in problem solving affecting the care of patients with complex needs by assisting in the development of individualized patient care plans. Assess progress made toward objective goals. Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures designed to affect the efficiency of nursing careEmergencies: Respond to emergency situations by initiating emergency procedures and documenting proper records of emergency care provided.Other Duties: Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Rotating Pay Grade: 18 Salary: $23.24/hr - $31.37/hr Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 9/18/2020 - Until filledConditions of Employment In conjunction with an offer of employment, selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete Augusta University┬┐s Criminal Background Check process. In addition, candidates selected for any position within Georgia War Veteran┬┐s Nursing Home (GWVNH) will be required to successfully complete the Georgia Long-term Care Background Check process. For specific positions, selected candidate(s) may also be required to successfully complete supplementary pre-employment onboarding requirements such as: a physical, drug screening and/or credit check.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 1/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time