WellStar Named on the 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® List
Ranked 39th on Prestigious List; Highest Ranked Company Based in Georgia
WellStar has been named one of the 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®, which recognizes companies across the country that have exceptional workplace cultures. As the largest not-for-profit health system in Georgia, WellStar has always been a leader in the community. This new award recognizes the System’s commitment to taking care of the people who take care of others.
WellStar was selected among hundreds of companies vying for a place on the list this year. Applicant companies opt to participate in the selection process, which includes an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about their programs and company practices. Great Place to Work® then evaluates each application using its unique methodology based on five dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.
Ranked 39th on the list, which is now in its 17th year, WellStar has been recognized numerous times over the past decade by organizations like Working Mother Magazine and AARP for its commitment to people. This success happens because WellStar is committed to regularly evaluating its workforce culture to ensure the best things are happening to benefit both team members and the System.
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The RN Clinical Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.
It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.
Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:
Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS and ACLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.
Required Minimum Experience:
Must have 2 years of RN experience in either Emergency Department or Critical Care.
Required Minimum Skills:
Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess
excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.
The Professional Development Unit is focused on providing a standardized, competency based, developmental onboarding experience for WellStar hospitals.
The Cath Lab program is a standard onboarding for RN’s new to the cath lab. It is a 16 week program that will train nurses to work in Cardiac Catheterization Lab (CCL) in the circulating, scrubbing and monitoring roles. The orientation consists of both learning sessions, simulation, skills review and clinical days with a preceptor. The program begins April 10, 2017.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the WellStar team!
We are an equal opportunity employer.