WellStar Named on the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® List
At WellStar we deliver world-class healthcare. Over 11,000 individuals work together to meet health demands and needs. To deliver world-class healthcare, we equip our facilities and team members with the best technology, resources, and education. We seek to improve the way we deliver care knowing each day holds more miracles, more life, more chances, more compassion, and more opportunities.
Join the team named one of the Top 100 Companies by Working Mother Magazine
Hours for this position are 7p-7a.
Our new 18-bed Critical Care team cares for patients of varying needs with the support of an engaged leadership team including Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Leader, and Nurse Educator. We offer self-scheduling to accommodate work/life balance needs. The exceptional team on ICU delivers outstanding patient care!
Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Clinical RN Overview
Our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Clinical Registered Nurse (RN) is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of caregivers who ensure patients receive individualized high quality and safe patient care. In our new 18 bed, state-of-the-art unit, our nurses practice in a team environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing, and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.
It is expected that all of our Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable, and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implement the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that our Clinical Nurse upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from accredited nursing school preferred
Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia required
Must have a current BLS and ACLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment
Experience with direct patient care preferred
Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required
Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed, and respectful manner
Excellent time management skills
Strong use of analytical and critical thinking skills
Basic computer skills and the ability to optimize technology to support clinical care
Ability to read, write, and speak English
WellStar is a shining example of what happens when talented and passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the communities we serve. Every time we treat, heal, and encourage a patient toward wellness, we achieve our mission and realize our vision.
WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, is known nationally for its innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Staying ahead of the curve in technology has enabled WellStar to be leaders in both the diagnosis and treatment of an extensive array of health conditions. Serving a diverse population, WellStar consistently looks at total patient ...wellness and works to ensure that all systems support that focus. WellStar is recognized nationally as an Employer of Choice and is featured on FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and Work Mother Magazine’s Best Companies list.
Specialists and primary care providers work in a multi-disciplinary environment with 20,000 team members throughout our 11 hospitals, 225 medical office locations, outpatient centers, health parks, a pediatric center, nursing centers, hospice, homecare. By working through a patient-centered model of care, WellStar places enormous value on quality and safety with many accolades to support our work.
WellStar’s senior leadership, Board of Trustees, Authority, Regional and Foundation Boards evaluate our community’s emerging needs to equip our facilities with the best new technology. We know that healthy patients come from healthy neighborhoods, and finding ways to deliver better care in metro Atlanta is a big part of who we are. As a not-for-profit, WellStar continually reinvests into the health of its communities through new treatments, services and facilities.
Whether you need to find a physician online or through our 956-STAR Call Center, we can connect you with the South’s best doctors – right around the corner. And, to uphold our founding intentions of giving back to our community, the WellStar Foundation continues each year to fund initiatives ranging from new buildings to genetic testing services.
To deliver world-class healthcare.
To create and deliver high quality hospital, physician and other healthcare related services that improve the health and well-being of the individuals and communities we serve.