Registered Nurse

Nursing ServicesCardiac / Telemetry Dalton, Georgia


Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards


Title:  Registered Nurse 553422000

Department:  Nursing Services – Cardiac / Telemetry

Reports To:  Clinical Manager

Shift:  Varies 7:00am-7:00pm or 7:00pm-7:00am

Status:  PRN



Provides direct care to patients on a given unit using the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Is responsible for managing care of assigned patients. Demonstrates professional growth and development by assuming Shift Leader responsibilities as requested and/or in preparation for advancement to Level II or Level III. Works primarily with adult and geriatric patient populations or pediatric and adolescent patients on assigned units.



Education:  Associate degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program or will obtain prior to working as a RN

Licensure:  Current Georgia RN or a multi-state license meeting eNLC criteria professional licensure or will obtain prior to beginning work as a RN. BLS CPR required

Experience:  None 

Skills:  Nursing skills as defined in the Law Governing the Practice of Nursing in Georgia.
*Level II – Participation in PI Study and Inservice Program Presentation



Works in typical acute health care setting with pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients experiencing a wide range of medical and/or surgical problems. Required to work flexible schedule including weekends. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions. Requires exposure to communicable disease or body fluids.