HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Decision Unit/Observation (CDU) in Snellville, Georgia

_Eastside Medical Center – Snellville, GA_

_Registered Nurse (RN) – Clinical Decision Unit_

Eastsideis a 310-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 1,200 employees and 450 affiliated physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Eastside Medical Centerhas been a leader for 31 years in a wide range of state of the art healthcare, including emergency services, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, women’s services, neurosciences, oncology, cardiology and behavioral health.

Eastside Medical Centeris currently looking for aRegistered Nurse (RN) – Clinical Decision Unit.

_Responsibilities:_ * Performs duties in accordance with unit specific standards of care and evidence by documentation, observation and competencies. * Assessment completed within time frame appropriate to population served, each shift and as needed by patient condition. * Nursing Plan of Care is developed to meet individual patient needs according to nursing standards of care/practice for population served. * Plan is updated with any change in patient condition. * Formulates and takes nursing actions to implement plan of care: records actions and patient response. * Patient/Family involvement is indicated on plan of care if appropriate. * Patient teaching is planned and implemented. * Delivers care with respect to the individuals spiritual and cultural needs. * Changes in patient’s physiological and behavioral status are recognized, documented as they occur. * Adverse response to care or treatment is recognized, documented and reported to the physician. * Hand Off Communication occurs at shift change, between departments, upon transfer and discharge. * Provides patient education and documentation of understanding regarding tests, procedures, equipment and medications. * Manages pain through assessment (with appropriate pain scale) intervention, re-assessment within appropriate time period. * Implements orders in timely manner. * Meets physical and psychosocial needs for an assigned group of patients. * Patient care is prioritized and delegated based on patient needs. * Provides patient care with consideration of professional ethics. Utilizes hospital ethics’ policies appropriately. * Maintains responsibility for patients assigned to LPNs or Nurse Technicians (directs their activities within their scope of practice. * Delivers care in a safe and effective manner. * Delivers medication according to policy; Scans and performs Medication Reconciliation. * Follows policies and procedures regarding safety and precautions, uses all safety devices and processes. * Ensures accuracy in scanning and documentation of meds * Participates in process improvement activity standards. * Maintains patient/employee confidentiality and privacy; HIPAA.


  • Current Georgia RN license
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BLS – American Heart Association required
  • ACLS required
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Decision Unit/Observation (CDU)

Location: Georgia-Snellville-Eastside Medical Center - Snellville

Requisition ID: 08621-9143