Wellstar Kennestone Hospital has an immediate opportunity for a Registered Nurse in the Interventional Cardiology Progressive Care Unit.
The Interventional Cardiology Progressive Care Unit is a 23-bed cardiac stepdown unit located in the Blue Tower at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. It's a fast pace cardiac unit that specializes in the care of Interventional, Electrophysiology and Acute MI patients. These patients primarily undergo invasive procedures to diagnose and treat coronary artery and peripheral arterial disease. Our nurses practice under our Evidence Based Pracitx Model and are highly trained in the care and recovery of our Cath Lab procedural. Our nurses are empowered to learn and grow professionally and actively participate in our unit shared governance.
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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. They practice in a clinical environment that is
administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar
Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional
Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies
are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.
It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice
of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the
Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.
As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice
of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.
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
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:
Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS
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.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country.
Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!