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Type: Part Time
Location: Augusta, Georgia
DESCRIPTION SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider Doctors Hospital, committed to building a health community across the Augusta area. The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on improving the health and quality of life for residents in the communities we serve. To accomplish this we aim to identify top talent aligned with our values and dedicated to cultivating our mission.
We invite you to learn more about the fantastic opportunity, who we are and how you can join our dynamic team.
Doctors Hospital of Augusta is a 354-bed HCA facility located near the Georgia-South Carolina border. Doctors Hospital is well known for its Joseph M. Still Burn Center, the largest burn center in the country, which sees more than 3,000 patients annually. In addition, the burn center was recently granted a special burn designation as part of the Georgia Trauma Care Network. This designation included a rigorous review program administered by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACA).
Doctors Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as an Accredited Chest Pain Center. Doctors was recently the first hospital in the area to be designated a Center of Excellence in Women's Health Surgery. And was one of 244 hospitals nationally to be named a top performer for Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. Doctors Hospital was also recognized as one of only 17 hospitals in the state of Georgia placed in the Chairman's Category, the highest category attainable, by the Georgia Hospital Association for clinical outcomes. This means that Doctors hospital scored in the top five percent of all Georgia Hospitals in patient outcomes for conditions including acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care improvement project measures.
Other noteworthy services include the Human Motion Institute, which helps patients regain their mobility as quickly and safely as possible, and an emergency room known for the shortest wait times in the Augusta area. The hospital also offers a full range of medical services to meet the needs of the surrounding community, including a Digestive Disease Center, Pelvic Health Institute, and a Stroke Center. Staff members praise the facility's culture and the managerial support they receive.
And, as a part of the HCA family, you will be joining one of the country's strongest healthcare companies with over 165 locations across country, named on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and ranked 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition, Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies.
Beyond the facility, Augusta is rich in history and Southern charm. The Augusta Riverwalk features live concerts, a Saturday market, and more along the Savannah River, and the downtown area is bursting with restaurants and nightlife. The city is also home to The Masters, an annual golf tournament held each year during the first week of April.
We are searching for a Registered Nurse for a PRN position on our Burn Unit. The Burn RN is responsible to the Nursing Director/Charge Nurse for the delivery of quality patient care utilizing the nursing process. Apply your nursing knowledge derived from education and experience as foundation for patient care, communication, and documentation on the unit. ESSENTIAL CORE FUNCTIONS:
* Provide quality patient care, in keeping with the philosophy and objectives of the hospital and department.
* Maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice in order to meet the health care needs of patients, their families and the community.
* Prescribes, delegates and coordinates all nursing care provided to assigned patients and is responsible for meeting all standards associated with performance, nursing practice and nursing care.
For over 30 years, the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital has been dedicated to delivering the highest standard of care to burn center patients and their families. With our 70-bed capacity and more than 3,000 patients admitted annually, we are nationally recognized as a leader in burn care. Our burn center is also verified by the American Burn Association. Most importantly--the Joseph M. Still Burn Center helps heal thousands of lives each year by offering hope to the patients and families we serve.
We are so pleased that you are considering joining our team! Every role here is vital to our success and we are committed to your professional growth, as we strive to provide the best care possible to our burn patients. This level of care can only
Within burn services we have 3 different areas/levels of care: Burn ICU- 20 beds, 3E (burn step down unit)- 16 beds and 4W burns (med-surg care unit for burn services)- 34 beds.
Burn services is a very busy and dynamic service line at Doctors Hospital. We have the capacity for 70 patients and our average daily census is about 65. We have over 150 nurses that are employed in burn services and we are always looking for eager and energetic nurses to join our team!
Burn care is truly one of the most challenging, yet rewarding fields in heatlhcare today. As a nurse here, we ask that you keep your mind and your heart open at all times. If you do, you will experience some of the most wonderful moments in your career!
Just a few words from some of our Burn nurses:
* 'Most of us work in this specialty because we love it and we couldn't imagine doing anything else!'
* 'Working with burn patients is a calling- not just a job'
* 'Teamwork and a positive attitude are vital to our success. Our team here is amazing! We are definitely a family!'
The leaders vision for this burn center is for EVERYONE to be actively engaged in the success of the unit. We must provide quality care to have quality outcomes! We strive to do this together as a TEAM. We are ALL committed to these goals and strive to exceed them by living our mission and our WHY everyday!
We are committed to OUR success, therefore we would be committed to YOUR success as a new member of this team! QUALIFICATIONS:
* Current State of Georgia RN License required, or recognized compact licensure (subject to Georgia State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
* Current BLS from the American Heart Association
* Minimum of one year experience in the acute care setting preferred
We want you to join our tradition of excellence. We'd love to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals that are committed to delivering the best patient care in the world.
Why don't you apply now?
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.