Registered Nurse (RN) - Rapid Response Team

Registered Nurse (RN) - Rapid Response Team

WellStar Health System, Inc. | Hiram, GA, 30141, US
Salary Range:$39,000 – $78,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


The Registered Nurse (RN) -Rapid Response Team (RRT) is a registered professional nurse who functions under the direction of the Nurse Manager and is responsible for coordination of Rapid Response Team assessment of patient, prioritization and implementation of interventions to ensure optimal patient outcomes, documentation of interventions and outcomes, communication with other team members and disciplines, and safe delivery of age appropriate and culturally aware patient care.

The RRT Nurse is accountable for addressing the patient/family biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and education needs. The RRT Nurse serves as a resource/support to the staff, physicians, patients, families, and other departments. The RRT Nurse is responsible for RRT calls, follow-up visits, RRT data collection, entry and analysis, development of RRT practice guidelines, evaluation of patient codes and informal education of staff.


Required Minimum Education:

* Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing;

Required Minimum Licensure:

* Current licensure as a professional registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) preferred.

Required Minimum Experience:

* A minimum of two (2) years of nursing practice in a critical care environment;
* Current American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support credentials required;
* Current AHA Basic Life Support credentials required;
* National certification in critical care nursing preferred
* NIHSS certification required

Required Skills:

* Ability to read, write and speak the English language;
* Strong customer service and interpersonal skills;
* Inter- and intra-departmental coordination of patient care activities;
* Delegation skills required; Ability to multi-task essential;
* Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential;
* Strong detail orientation required;
* Computer skills required;
* Personal time management skills are required;
* Compliance with the American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required;
* Demonstrates knowledge of and practices within parameters outlined in Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act.

We'd like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we'll help you make the most of all life's moments - on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy. We think it's pretty simple - we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients' lives… and your own! Here, it's more than healthcare - it's CareerCare!