Staff Registered Nurse I, Short Hour Day, Gwinn Medical Center

Duluth, Georgia
Jun 12, 2024
Sep 10, 2024
Job Summary:

Kaiser Permanente nurses are guided by an integrated nursing model that places patients and families in the center. The Staff Registered Nurse (RN) I practices professional nursing as defined by the Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act and by organizational policies, procedures, and guidelines. Provides nursing care for patients, members, and families to promote or restore health and to prevent illness and injury. Collaborates with members of the Health Care Team (HCT) and leaders to ensure the delivery of high quality, safe, effective, and efficient care.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess patient health status, determine nursing diagnosis, establish nursing goals, and develop, implement, and evaluate the nursing plan of care.
  • Completes POE and addresses care gaps during the patient encounter.
  • Accurately documents patient data, actions, interventions, and response to treatment according to established policies and guidelines.
  • Assists with procedures and monitors patients response during and after the procedure.
  • Actively participates, as a member of the healthcare team, to engage patients, families, and caregivers in the coordination of patient care.
  • Leads the nursing response to medical emergencies, if indicated.
  • Monitors electronic messaging and emails (department InBasket) related to patient or provider requests and manages the messages or triages them to physician, associate practitioner, or others as needed.
  • Initiates and monitors IV therapy, administration of medications, and other nursing procedures as prescribed by the physician or associate practitioner, and documents accordingly.
  • Assesses patient and family health education needs, provides health teaching and counseling, and evaluates effectiveness of the education process.
  • Conducts outgoing telephone calls to patients requiring follow-up care and preventative outreach.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities and/or initiatives.
  • Participates in departmental orientation and training of new staff.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

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