Prime Healthcare

Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse (FT/7A-7P)

Facility Southern Regional Medical Center
Location
US-GA-Riverdale
ID
2021-84421
Category
RN
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days

Overview

Southern Regional Medical Center is a community based, awarding winning, 331-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of services, including 24-hour Emergency Department, Heart and Vascular, Women's Health, Surgical Services, Bariatrics and outpatient services. Southern Regional Medical Center has provided high-quality compassionate care to the residents throughout Riverdale and the surrounding region for 50 years. Southern Regional Medical Center, one of Atlanta's best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities.

 

Southern Regional holds the distinction of being certified as an Accredited Chest Pain Center and an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. SRMC is also recognized as an Accredited Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by the American College of Surgeons.

 

SRMC is proud to be a Prime Healthcare hospital, which demonstrates our center’s quality of excellence and reputation. We strive to provide high-quality medical care that is always at the forefront of evolving national healthcare reform. Our more than 400 on-staff physicians always respect the needs and wishes of our patients. We are known as a leader in women's healthcare services and offers a full range of services at the Women's LifeCenter. The center's experienced staff delivers over 3,300 babies annually making it a top choice for expectant mothers’ throughout south Metro Atlanta. Services include a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) which provides specialized care for critically ill or premature newborns.

 

Southern Regional has once again earned Gold. The hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Gold Achievement Awards for NSTEMI and STEMI Receiving Center for implementing quality improvement measures for heart attack patients. We are truly proud of our Chest Pain Center teams dedication and hard work in reaching this achievement.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care in the ICU. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients; He/She communicates with the physician about changes in the patient�s clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and abnormal results and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. Current and valid state RN License.
  2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Completion of Critical Care Course preferred.
  4. Current ACLS certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
  5. Minimum of one year as a staff RN in acute care hospital, critical care preferred.
  6. Critical Care RN (CCRN) Certification preferred.
  7. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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