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 most integrated healthcare provider 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.
Responsibilities WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center
has immediate openings for an experienced Registered Nurse (RN)
, responsible for implementing the nursing process based on expanded knowledge and experience.The Critical Care Neuroscience RN position is an excellent opportunity to work with a great interdisciplinary team, to challenge one's self in the specialty of critical care nursing, and to work with an exceptional group of Neurointensivists, Neurosurgeons, and Neurointerventionalists. The Neuroscience Critical Care unit is Beacon Award for Excellence winner that already provides multi-state coverage as a Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our mission is to become the regional leader in Neurosciences by providing high quality, comprehensive neurologic care through a multidisciplinary, patient-centered approach via one of the nations' most integrated health systems. With our continuous advances in technology and practice we are able to treat cerebrovascular disease, stroke, and aneurysms with greater effectiveness.
Our Neuroscience Critical Care nursing team is highly skilled with a focus on patient and family centered care. As part of this exciting team you can become a clinical expert in specialty areas such as:
- Neuro Trauma
- Cerebral resuscitation and temperature management systems
- Management of cerebral edema and increased intracranial pressure
- Hemodynamic instability
- Management of airway and respiratory compromise
- Spinal reconstruction
- Monitoring abnormal electrical activity of the brain
- Cerebrospinal fluid pressure monitoring in hydrocephalus
We promote the achievement of a national specialty certification, such as a Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN), a Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN), and a Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN).
The RN Clinical Nurse 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.
Qualifications Required Minimum Education:
Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred Required Minimum Licensure/Certification
: Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS & ACLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position. Required Minimum Experience:
Experience with direct patient care preferred. Required Minimum Skills
: Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; 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; Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.