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PCU Nurse - RN
Ref No.: 18-00460
Location: Cartersville, Georgia
Full Time Nights

The Registered Nurse (RN) performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse.  Performs the primary function of assessing, planning and evaluating the care of all assigned patients, in the Progressive Care Unit.  Responsible for meeting the established policies/standards of practice for this facility.  Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patients - plans and carries out individualized patient care.  Daily use of analytical and decision-making skills. Promotes and maintains patient safety standards. Participates in Performance Improvement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and all other customers. Promotes a supportive, teamwork-oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision, and values of the hospital. Responsible for maintaining a functional personal telephone and providing Human Resources and department Manager/Director with a current telephone number.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a current GA RN license. 
  • Basic Healthcare Provider (BLS) within 90 days of hire or promotion and ACLS within 6 months.  
  • Previous 2 years’ experience preferred.  
  • Must be within 60 minutes of facility when on call.