RN Med/Surg

Memorial Satilla Health is a 231-bed acute-care hospital located in Waycross, Georgia. More than 155,000 people live within our nine-county service area that surrounds Waycross, Georgia. Waycross and its neighboring town of Blackshear, collectively offer excellent public schools, an active art and theater group, several golf courses, and an excellent array of hiking, fishing, camping, and boating fun. With many large tracts of land available, excellent housing, and low real estate costs, our locale is the perfect place for families. 2C is a Med/Surg unit requiring a broad skill set. This 21 bed unit cares for pediatric patients as well as adults and commonly cares for pneumonia, dehydration, wound care, asthma, appendectomies, CVA, HTN, and elevated blood sugar. Registered Nurses (RN) care for a ratio of 6 patients to 1 nurse and patients are complimentary of the staff and their care. One patient commented in their survey "they treated me like I was in a 5 star hotel". The staff indicate they enjoy working on 2C because of the teamwork and experienced staff. These nurses are knowledgeable and share their knowledge to enhance and grow the skills of others. Equipment that will assist nurses with care include vein finders to assist in starting IVs, bladder scanners to encourage continence and prevent unnecessary urinary catheters and HUGS security system for security of pediatric patients. Education: A graduate from an accredited school of Nursing is required License/Certification: * An active state of Georgia Registered Nurse (RN) license is required * A current Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association is required Experience: * Prior nursing experience preferred but not required Shift: * This is a full time day shift position (7a-7p) * Weekend and holiday rotation required
Memorial Satilla Health
Full time
Nursing - Professional
Waycross, Georgia 31503, US