MCG Health System Senior Staff Nurse in Augusta, Georgia

Senior Staff Nurse

Work Location:

Children's Hospital of Georgia

Req Number:

15211

Department Name:

6680 CHOG PACU

Shift:

Day/Evening

Position Status:

Full Time

Employment Status:

Regular

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Position Description

The Staff Nurse(SN)/Senior Staff Nurse(SSN) is a professional registered nurse responsible for the nursing care of a defined patient population. Care is provided through the use of the nursing process and in a manner that is cost effective while maintaining quality of care and optimal patient outcomes. The SN/SSN performs assessments, planning, and implementation of nursing interventions and evaluates the effectiveness of care. The SN/SSN participates in unit based and organizational quality improvement initiatives, meets continuing education requirements, participates in student/new employee orientations/teaching activities, upholds Patient Care Services philosophy and objectives, demonstrates professional growth and development through involvement in professional organizations, reviews professional literature and participates in continuing education programs.

Position Requirements

BSN; or ADN with relevant experience may be approved by CNO if the candidate meets the following criteria: - Candidate experience is applicable to a hard to recruit area; - Candidate must provide proof that reflects current enrollment in a BSN program with a targeted completion date within one year of hire. Current Registered Nurse License (Georgia). Current Basic Life Support (BLS) training. Organization and communication skills, must effectively speak, read and write English.

5+ years of experience to qualify for Senior Staff Nurse *Specialty areas may require additional certifications pertinent to work with their patient populations.

Preferred Requirements

Experience in a like-setting (academic medical center); area specific advanced certification

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