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South Georgia Medical Center SENIOR STAFF NURSE in Lakeland, Georgia

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Provides advanced level nursing care.

  • Coordinates patient’s plan of care with physicians and other disciplines.

  • Provides education/training of new nurses.

  • Provides patient & family education.

  • Maintains an atmosphere, which ensures South Georgia Medical Center’s values, goals, policies and procedures are consistently supported and enforced.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Education, Certification, & Licensure:

  • Current RN License in State of Georgia.

  • Current CPR required.

  • Applicable specialty certification preferred.

  • Completion of unit/service specific training program

  • Two years RN experience required.

  • Two years RN experience in related specialty area preferred.

  • Ability to work well individually, as a team member, and as a team leader.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new situations, manage priorities and utilize problem-solving techniques.

  • Ability to read and interpret policies, standards, and think critically evaluating patient care issues.

  • Strong nursing skills in assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation.

  • Ability to communicate clearly with, and care for a diverse population of patients/family units of all ages and cultures, and/or persons occasionally exhibiting stressed behaviors.

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