Burn Stepdown Registered Nurse
Company: Doctors Hospital of Augusta
Posted on: October 12, 2019
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
***$5,000 Sign on bonus available***
Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and
fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider Doctors Hospital,
committed to building a health community across the Augusta area.
The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on
improving the health and quality of life for residents in the
communities we serve. To accomplish this we aim to identify top
talent aligned with our values and dedicated to cultivating our
Doctors Hospital of Augusta is a 354-bed HCA facility located near
the Georgia-South Carolina border. Doctors Hospital is well known
for its Joseph M. Still Burn Center, the largest burn center in the
country, which sees more than 3,000 patients annually. In addition,
the burn center was recently granted a special burn designation as
part of the Georgia Trauma Care Network. This designation included
a rigorous review program administered by the American Burn
Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACA).
Doctors Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, as well
as an Accredited Chest Pain Center. Doctors was recently the first
hospital in the area to be designated a Center of Excellence in
Women's Health Surgery. And was one of 244 hospitals nationally to
be named a top performer for Key Quality Measures by The Joint
Commission. Doctors Hospital was also recognized as one of only 17
hospitals in the state of Georgia placed in the Chairman's
Category, the highest category attainable, by the Georgia Hospital
Association for clinical outcomes. This means that Doctors hospital
scored in the top five percent of all Georgia Hospitals in patient
outcomes for conditions including acute myocardial infarction,
heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care improvement project
Other noteworthy services include the Human Motion Institute, which
helps patients regain their mobility as quickly and safely as
possible, and an emergency room known for the shortest wait times
in the Augusta area. The hospital also offers a full range of
medical services to meet the needs of the surrounding community,
including a Digestive Disease Center, Pelvic Health Institute, and
a Stroke Center. Staff members praise the facility's culture and
the managerial support they receive.
And, as a part of the HCA family, you will be joining one of the
country's strongest healthcare companies with over 165 locations
across country, named on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies
for three consecutive years and ranked 63rd on the fortune 500
list. In addition, Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most
Beyond the facility, Augusta is rich in history and Southern charm.
The Augusta Riverwalk features live concerts, a Saturday market,
and more along the Savannah River, and the downtown area is
bursting with restaurants and nightlife. The city is also home to
The Masters, an annual golf tournament held each year during the
first week of April.
For over 30 years, the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors
Hospital has been dedicated to delivering the highest standard of
care to burn center patients and their families. With our 70-bed
capacity and more than 3,000 patients admitted annually, we are
nationally recognized as a leader in burn care. Our burn center is
also verified by the American Burn Association. Most
importantly-the Joseph M. Still Burn Center helps heal thousands of
lives each year by offering hope to the patients and families we
We are so pleased that you are considering joining our team! Every
role here is vital to our success and we are committed to your
professional growth, as we strive to provide the best care possible
to our burn patients. This level of care can only
Within burn services we have 3 different areas/levels of care: Burn
ICU- 20 beds, 3E (burn step down unit)- 16 beds and 4W burns
(med-surg care unit for burn services)- 34 beds.
Burn services is a very busy and dynamic service line at Doctors
Hospital. We have the capacity for 70 patients and our average
daily census is about 65. We have over 150 nurses that are employed
in burn services and we are always looking for eager and energetic
nurses to join our team!
Burn care is truly one of the most challenging, yet rewarding
fields in heatlhcare today. As a nurse here, we ask that you keep
your mind and your heart open at all times. If you do, you will
experience some of the most wonderful moments in your career!
Just a few words from some of our Burn nurses:
--- 'Most of us work in this specialty because we love it and we
couldn't imagine doing anything else!'
--- 'Working with burn patients is a calling- not just a job'
--- 'Teamwork and a positive attitude are vital to our success. Our
team here is amazing! We are definitely a family!'
The leaders vision for this burn center is for EVERYONE to be
actively engaged in the success of the unit. We must provide
quality care to have quality outcomes! We strive to do this
together as a TEAM. We are ALL committed to these goals and strive
to exceed them by living our mission and our WHY everyday!
We are committed to OUR success, therefore we would be committed to
YOUR success as a new member of this team!
We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued?
We'd love to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated
professionals that are committed to delivering the best patient
care in the world. Why don't you apply now?
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us.
benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life,
tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock
program and student loan repayment. We would
love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
We are searching for a Registered Nurse for a Full time Night
position on our Burn unit. The Burn Med/Surg RN is responsible to
the Nursing Director/Charge Nurse for the delivery of quality
patient care utilizing the nursing process. Apply your nursing
knowledge derived from education and experience as foundation for
patient care, communication, and documentation on the unit.
Essential Core Functions:
--- Provide quality patient care, in keeping with the philosophy
and objectives of the hospital and department.
--- Maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice
in order to meet the health care needs of patients, their families
and the community.
--- Prescribes, delegates and coordinates all nursing care provided
to assigned patients and is responsible for meeting all standards
associated with performance, nursing practice and nursing care.
--- Current State of Georgia RN License required, or recognized
compact licensure (subject to Georgia State Licensing Requirements,
including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration
--- Current BLS from the American Heart Association
--- Minimum of one year experience in the acute care setting
We are so excited to speak with you about this phenomenal
opportunity. Apply to hear more.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our
company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status.
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