HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatrics in Augusta, Georgia

Doctors Hospital is located in Augusta, Georgia, the state’s second largest and oldest city, and is home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament. Doctors Hospital is nationally known for our Burn Center, the largest in the U.S. We have also been recognized as a top performing hospital by the Joint Commission, Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Chest Pain Accredited, earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery, and we are the only CARF accredited facility in our area. We have a growth strategy in trauma, having recently obtained Level III Certification and working toward Level II.

Position Summary:

The Pediatric Registered Nurse provides general nursing care to patients in Doctors Hospital's Pediatric Unit and brand new, state-of-the-art 8 bed PICU. The Peds RN administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques, prepares equipment and aids physician during treatments and examinations of patients. Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments and significant incidents. Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition to patient and may rotate among various clinical services of hospital depending on staffing needs, prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and hand items to physician or other medical practitioner, make beds, bathe and feed patients and may serve as leader for the group of personnel rendering nursing care to a number of patients.

*Education: *Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with either an ADN or BSN degree.

Licensure/Certifications: *
* Must hold a current license from the Georgia Board of Nursing. * BLS required upon hire. * PALS required upon hire or within 1 year of hire. *Experience:
Minimum of 1 year of Pediatric RN experience in the acute care setting is required and Pediatric Critical Care/ICU experience is also strongly preferred.

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatrics

Location: Georgia-Augusta-Doctors Hospital of Augusta - Augusta

Requisition ID: 01417-7372