Registered Nurse ( RN ) Med Surg
Location:
Macon , Georgia
Posted:
September 26, 2017
Reference:
08158-9394
Schedule: Full Time Day Shift (7a-7p)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provide professional nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. To collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team to deliver quality care in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of CMC.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process.
  2. Participates and cooperates in unit based Quality Improvement processes.
  3. Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel.
  4. Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills with internal and external customers.
  5. Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient's right to privacy by protecting confidential information.
  6. Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient.
  7. Evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient.
  8. Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
  9. Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  10. Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.
  11. Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  12. Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  13. Regular, punctual and dependable attendance per policy.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

    PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:
    A. Core Competencies :
  15. Service: Strives to meet expectations/needs of customers; responds to concerns with sense of urgency; seeks win-win solutions for all patient/customer expectations
  16. Quality/Ethics/Integrity: Seeks opportunities for improvement; prevents small problems from becoming large ones; pays attention to detail; follows instructions and protocol/procedures; adheres to company code of conduct; maintains integrity in all aspects of his/her work
  17. Relationships: Builds effective working relationships; finds and provides information to clarify situations; expands on original ideas; contributes own ideas; places high priority on other team members' goals; gains team agreement to support ideas; clearly explains rationale behind ideas/goals; demonstrates sensitivity to differing cultural views and needs
  18. Adaptability: Seeks to understand changes in work tasks/processes; actively seeks information about new tasks/processes; treats change and new tasks/processes as opportunities for learning and personal growth; speaks positively about changes to others; quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with change
  19. Job Specific : As defined in department specific competencies


Qualifications:
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • State of Georgia RN License required
  • BLS - AHA Healthcare Provider
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
  • 1-3 Years Acute care experience preferred
  • Oncology, Chemotherapy Experience preferred
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Read and write basic English
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
  • Basic computer skills

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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