Multi-Unit Clinical Resource Nurse

Clinical DevelopmentClinical Development Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

 

Title: Multi-Unit Clinical Resource Nurse 553022427

Department:  Clinical Development

Reports To:  Director, Clinical Development

Shift: Monday through Friday 8:30 to 5:00

Status: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

This position develops and implements programs to enhance the overall skills of associates that provide bedside nursing care to the patient.  The Clinical Resource Nurse works very closely with interdisciplinary teams to identify areas for improvement in patient care.  The overall goal of the CRN is to facilitate the development of nursing staff that render care at the bedside on multiple units within the facility.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Graduate of an accredited Associate School of Nursing as evidenced by primary source of verification.   Baccalaureate School of Nursing (BSN) or actively pursuing BSN degree preferred.  Master’s Degree Preferred

Certifications: Current ACLS and BLS required.  Instructor cards or AHA Training Center Faculty status preferred.

Licensure:  Current RN License in the Sate of Georgia

Experience:  Three years of clinical experience in a critical care environment with one year of experience in Open Heart some management experience and previous teaching skills preferred.

Skills: Nursing skills as defined in the Law Governing the Practice of Nursing in Georgia.  Good interpersonal skills and ability to learn management skills.  

 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Works in office and acute health care setting with adult, neonates, pediatric, adolescents and geriatric patients experiencing a wide range of medical problems.  Requires flexible work schedule and On-call responsibilities.  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 diseases or body fluids.