WellStar Health System RN Rapid Response Team in Marietta, Georgia

Job Title:

RN Rapid Response Team

Job ID:

KH-1085749

City:

Marietta, GA

Facility:

Kennestone Hospital

Employment Type:

Regular

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Shift:

Evenings

Department:

Rapid Response

Description:

WellStar

Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow. WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evident by being recognized three years in a row nationally by Fortune ® Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.

Kennestone Regional Medical Center

Kennestone Regional Medical Center is located in Historic Marietta, Georgia, just minutes north of Atlanta. Our 633 bed, Level II Trauma Center, supports a state-of-the-art cancer center, cutting edge neuroscience program and a comprehensive top-ranked cardiovascular program. We believe in a team-centered approach in everything we do and with every patient that we serve. Our smoke-free campus provides an atmosphere where patients and team members can breathe easy, while promoting a healthy lifestyle.

WellStar Benefits include:

  • Concierge Services: Employees use the free concierge service to take care of day-to-day errands such as dry cleaning pick-up, oil changes, grocery shopping, assist in researching and arranging travel plans, and helps with planning family events.

  • Health Coverage: Competitive healthcare premiums and coverage for employees and dependents. Bariatric surgeries performed within the WellStar network are covered 100%. Employees have access to our on-site pharmacy for prescriptions at discounted rates and the use of payroll deduction.

  • Work-Life Balance Programs: WellStar’s commitment to your work-life balance is shown by offering flexible schedules, telecommuting, job sharing, and flex time. We offer on-site child care, backup care and elder assistance care.

  • Wellness Programs: Employees can stay active by using our on-site fitness center with discounted fitness classes. We provide a weekly farmers basket program that lets employees buy fresh local produce at an average price of $16.00 or less a basket.

  • Recognition Programs: Employees receive recognition through several WellStar programs; The Winners of WellStar (WOW) program lets employees recognize and reward their peers with awards and gifts.

  • Parental Benefits: Full-time employees receive 120 hours of paid maternity or paternity leave; benefit eligible part-time employees receive 60 hours for the birth or adoption of a child. Adoptive parents can receive $10,000 in adoption benefits per child, with a total lifetime benefit of $20,000.

  • Additional Benefits: Education and tuition assistance programs, employee/employer contribution pension plans, and on-site dining options for convenience.

Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.

The Rapid Response Team (RRT) Nurse is a registered nurse who functions under the direction of the Nurse Manager and is reponsible for coordination of Rapid Response Team assessment of patient prioritization and implementation of interventions to ensure optimal patient outcomes, documenation of interventions and outcomes, communication with other team members and disciplines, safe delivery of age appropriate and culturally aware patient care. The rapid response nurse is accountable for addressing the patinet/family biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial, and education needs. The rapid response nurse is reponsible for stoke, and sepsis response within an assigned facility, development of practice guidelines , follow-up regarding patient, data collection and analysis, education and evaluation of patient codes and near miss events.

Required Minimum Education:

Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing; current licensure as a professional registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) preferred.

Required Minimum Experience:

A minimum of two (2) years of nursing practice in a critical care environment; current American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support credentials required; current AHA Basic Life Support credentials required; national certification in critical care nursing preferred, NIHSS certification required

Required Skills:

Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; Inter- and intra-departmental coordination of patient care activities; Delegation skills required; Ability to multi-task essential; Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential; Strong detail orientation required; Computer skills required; Personal time management skills are required; Compliance with the American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required; Demonstrates knowledge of and practices within parameters outlined in Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act.

Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.

Thank you for your interest in WellStar. We are an equal opportunity employer