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Registered Nurse (RN) - Acute Care II Nights

Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Location: Albany
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionJOB SUMMARYProvides professional nursing care for assigned patients according to established standards and practices. Duties include assessment of patients, developing plan of care, implementing the plan of care and evaluating plan of care. Position requires a high quality of care in order to meet the Hospital's core mission.GENERAL REQUIREMENTSAdheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelinesPerforms all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organizationPerforms other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and proceduresMaintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.WORKING CONDITIONSGeneral environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.May be scheduled as needed including overtimeQualificationsEDUCATION REQUIREMENTS2 year / Associate Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school (Required)4 year / Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (Preferred)EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS1+ years Nursing Experience (Preferred)CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURESRequired Certifications/Licensures: Registered Nurse (RN) with current Georgia license, Basic Life Support (BLS), If working on a designated stroke unit, Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS) or Georgia Stroke Core Curriculum (GSCC) and National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) must be obtained within 2 years of hireGENERAL SKILLSOrganizational SkillsCommunication SkillsInterpersonal SkillsCustomer RelationsRead / Comprehend Written InstructionsFollow Verbal InstructionsBasic Computer Skills.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSHave near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colorsHave good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordinationPHYSICAL DEMANDSStanding - Continuously within shift (67-100%)Walking - Frequently within shift (34-66%)Sitting - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)Climbing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)Bending/Stooping - Frequently within shift (34-66%)Twist at waist - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)Pushing/Pulling - Frequently within shift (34-66%)Lift/carry up to 20 lbs - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)by Jobble

Keywords: Phoebe Putney Health System, Albany , Registered Nurse (RN) - Acute Care II Nights, Healthcare , Albany, Georgia

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