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Facility: MAIN CAMPUS
Date Posted: Nov 28, 2023
Location: Main Campus
Department: 4S OBSERVATION
Schedule: Full Time, Varied Hours/Shift, Nights
Has twenty-four-hour accountability for the overall operation of one or more nursing units. Ensures the delivery of quality patient care through proper implementation of the nursing process for all age groups served in the unit(s). Coordinates unit-based quality assessment and improvement efforts. Manages unit(s) within established budgetary parameters. Serves as the primary liaison between unit(s) and other members of the healthcare team. Maintains an atmosphere which ensures South Georgia Medical Center’s mission, vision, values, code of conduct, goals, policies and standards are consistently met.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Works in acute care hospital, predominately daytime, weekday, with flexibility to work all three shifts as needed for patient rounds, staff rounds, and support of unit(s). Considerable sitting, standing, stooping, bending, lifting (in excess of fifty (50) lbs.), pushing objects (e.g., carts, beds). May occasionally require long, irregular or flexible work hours. Likely to be exposed blood and body fluids, including infectious diseases. Mental effort to assess, plan and make or recommend decisions in complex environment. Physical functional capacity for healthcare workers as defined by the Saunders Method (very heavy).