HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN)- ECT (PRN) in Snellville, Georgia

_Eastside Medical Center – Snellville, GA_

_Registered Nurse (RN) – Behavioral Health-ECT_

Eastside is 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 Center has 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 Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) – Behavioral Health-ECT PRN, as needed.This position requires an additional PRN RN to work in ECT operational only Monday, Wednesday, Friday weekly with the potential of approximatley 24 hrs/week at maximum.

_Responsibilities:_ * Performs duties in accordance with unit specific standards of care as evidence by documentation, observation and competencies. Includes, but not limited to (2) patient identifiers (arm band & picture), hand off communication. * Assessment completed within 4 hours of admission, 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 within 24 hours of admissions. * Plan is updated with any change in patient condition and at least every 24 shift. * Formulates and takes nursing actions to implement plan of care: records actions and patient response in Meditech. * Patient/Family involvement is indicated on plan of care if appropriate. * Patient teaching is planned and implemented. * Delivers care with respect to the individual’s spiritual and cultural needs. * Changes in patient’s physiological, behavioral and medical status are recognized, reported and 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 one hour of intervention. * Orders are implemented as ordered. * Physical and psychosocial needs are met for assigned group of patients. * Patient care is prioritized and delegated based on patient needs. * Provides patient care with consideration of professional ethics. Is aware of hospital ethics policy and utilized as appropriate. * Maintains responsibility for patients assigned to LPN or Nurse Technician staff, directs activities of the LPN or Nurse Technician staff within their scope of practice. * Delivers care in a safe and effective manner. * Delivers medication according to policy; to include eMAR scanning where available and Medication Reconciliation. * Follow policies and procedures regarding safety and precautions, uses all safety devices and processes. * Participates in process improvement activity standards. * Maintains patient/employee confidentiality and privacy; HIPAA. * Observe patients closely to prevent falls. In the event of a fall, immediately assess and reassess within 2 hours. * Keeps supplies at par level, ordering when necessary.

_Qualifications:_ * Current Georgia RN license * Previous Psych/Geriatric experience preferred * BLS - American Heart Association - required * Crisis Prevention within 60 days of hire or transfer * Good communication skills

Title: Registered Nurse (RN)- ECT (PRN)

Location: Georgia-Snellville-Eastside Medical Center - Snellville

Requisition ID: 08621-9727