Provides 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. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.
Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
Maintains 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.
Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
Working Conditions General 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 overtime
Education Requirements 2 year / Associate Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school, RNs hired after January 1, 2017 must obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from a state accredited school within 5 years of date of hire (Required)
4 year / Bachelor's Degree in from a state accredited School of Professional Nursing (Preferred)
Experience Requirements 1 - 2 years Nursing Experience(Preferred)
General Skills Organizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Basic Computer Skills.
Physical Requirements Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice
Have near normal vision: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
Have good manual dexterity
Have good eye-hand-foot coordination
Physical Demands Occasionally within shift (1-33%) : Sitting,Climbing,Twist at waist,Reaching above shoulder.
Frequently within shift (34-66%) : Walking,Bending/Stooping,Pushing/Pulling.
Continuously within shift (67-100%) : Standing.
Certifications and Licensures Required Certifications/Licensures :
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or obtained within 1 year of hire,
Registered Nurse (RN) with current Georgia license,Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) obtained within six months of hire,
Basic Life Support (BLS),Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS) and National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) must be obtained within 2 years of hire.
Phoebe Putney Health System is a network of hospitals, family medicine clinics, rehab facilities, auxiliary services, and medical education training facilities.
Founded in 1911,Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (the flagship hospital) is one of Georgia's largest comprehensive regional medical centers.
From the beginning, Phoebe's mission and vision has been to bring the finest medical talent and technology to the citizens of Southwest Georgia, and to serve all citizens of the community regardless of ability to pay.