Med Surg Orthopedic Nurse

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Macon, GA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services

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Not Specified years

Posted 271 days ago

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???We are looking for  Med Surg Orthopedic Nurse  for our client in  Macon GA

Job Title:  Med Surg Orthopedic Nurse

Job Location: Macon GA

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide professional nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. To collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team to deliver quality care in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of CMC.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process.
  2. Participates and cooperates in unit based Quality Improvement processes.
  3. Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel.
  4. Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills with internal and external customers.
  5. Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient?s right to privacy by protecting confidential information.
  6. Plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient.
  7. Evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient.
  8. Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
  9. Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  10. Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient?s care which results in patient harm.
  11. Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  12. Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  13. Regular, punctual and dependable attendance per policy.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: 

  • AssociateDegree or Diploma in Nursing required
  • BSN preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • State of Georgia RN License required
  • BLS ? AHA Healthcare Provider required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

  • 1-3Years Acute care experiencepreferred
  • Oncology, Chemotherapy Experiencepreferred

 SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Read and write basic English
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
  • Basic computer skills