At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful and such an integral part of our communities.
We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The RN is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and
unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive
individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical 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 RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice
of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements 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 the individual upholds the voice
of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.
Required Minimum Education
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. ASN or BSN achieved.
Required Minimum Certification
Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia, BLS through the American Heart Association and ACLS certification.
Required Minimum Skills
Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice acquired through graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Considerable knowledge and skills in the application of the techniques and practices of the nursing profession.
Considerable knowledge of medical procedures and equipment. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in detail and to maintain nursing records and charts. Ability to instruct and direct healthcare personnel performing duties.
Ability to establish and maintain confidence and cooperation of patients. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, patients, families and physicians.
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