WellStar Health System

WellStar Health System Atlanta, GA, USA
Oct 19, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities Supervises staff to ensure that ordered diagnostic procedures are performed efficiently and professionally, assists scheduling personnel to ensure adequate staff coverage. The technologist assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performing all exams provided by the department per department procedures. The technologist has the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study. He/she is responsible for performing a wide variety of technical, clerical and leadership procedures requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of the equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases. The chief technologist can independently perform job functions. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiology Technology. Prefer BS degree in Health Sciences or related field, if not ARRT. Required Minimum Certification: ARRT -MR or ARMRIT or ARRT-CT or ARRT-S or ARDMS or ARRT-NM or CRNT; Current BLS certification. Required Minimum Experience: Three (3) years experience in Modality. Prefer one (1) year supervisory experience. Required Minimum Skills: Must exhibit excellent communication skills because this position requires frequent verbal and written communications with: physicians, patients, visitors, departmental staff and nursing staff. The employee obtains, presents and discusses clinical information regarding job responsibilities on a routine basis. Candidate must be able to explain or give directions to maintain goodwill, and obtain cooperation with all contacts. Must possess the ability to function independently and under pressure while still actively participating in a team environment. Position requires the employee to exhibit excellent customer service skills always. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Atlanta, GA, USA
Oct 19, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities The Lactation Consultant has specialized education and extensive experience in managing the needs and care of the breastfeeding family. * In providing patient care using an understanding of age specific needs, the Lactation Consultant addresses the physiological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family/ support system. Using a family centered approach, educational needs may range from pre-conception through time of weaning, assisting the mother to attain her individual breastfeeding goals. * The Lactation Consultant is responsible for professional and self developmental activities. The Lactation Consultant is responsible for delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem breastfeeding situations. * The Lactation Consultant functions as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team as a consultant, instructor, and mentor/preceptor to other health care professionals and clients in hospital and community settings. * The Lactation Consultant independently performs her job functions and is responsible to the Manager or Assistant Nurse Manager. * The Lactation Consultant who is not IBCLC certified must have an IBCLC preceptor and be checked off for all inpatient, outpatient and phones consultations for 6 months after hire date. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: •Must hold an Associates Degree in Nursing or Health Science from an accredited college or university;Bachelor's degree is preferred. Required Minimum Licensure: The Lactation Consultant is currently certified as an IBCLC by the International Board of LactationConsultant Examiners (IBLCE). If not certified as an IBCLC, must have a minimum of 2 years experiencewith breastfeeding/lactation and obtain IBCLC certification within 1 year of hire date.•Must have a current BLS card form the American Heart Association on the first day of employment inposition. Required Minimum Experience: Breastfeeding experience is required to become eligible to sit for the exam. This experience is consideredadequate for entry level into Lactation Consultant practice. Hours vary based on educational background.Minimum breastfeeding experience is typically 2500 hours. Required Minimum Skills: Strong judgment skills - the ability to work with minimal supervision and make independent decisions that stillreflect the policies/procedures and philosophy of the department Assisting the breastfeeding mother to attain her individual breastfeeding goals Assessment and patient care regarding breastfeeding for newborns, infants and mothers Communication with members of the health care team Teach breastfeeding classes to the community and to health care workers Telephone counseling Keyboard skills (computer skills including word processing desirable) Other duties as required related to health promotion, the WellStar Health System, and the day to dayfunctioning of the departmentPHYSICAL Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Hiram, GA, USA
Oct 13, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities WellStar Paulding Hospital is hiring a new Lean Site Consultant ! WellStar Paulding Hospital is leading contributor to WellStar's Lean Journey. The Lean Site Consultant is an internal Lean subject matter expert, who will lead the implementation of problem solving and continuous process improvement through facilitation of cross-functional teams towards sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable results. This role will drive strategic deployment that will enhance patient care, quality and safety, as well as key systems, by building effective customer-focused relationships, and deploying a process improvement strategy utilizing Lean concepts. This individual supports the implementation of the Site's Strategic Plan as developed by the site and system executive leadership team in collaboration with the Lean Transformation Office (LTO), as well as for deploying the WellStar Lean Strategy. The role will support Executive Sponsors, Process Owners, physician and administrative leaders, and front-line staff. Provides facilitation that challenges status quo thinking and resolves conflicts within teams to ensure forward progress while breaking down barriers. The Lean Site Consultant provides training and coaching to develop the workforce at all levels of the site, including the Lean Site Facilitators. Leads the knowledge transfer of Lean philosophy and methodology, including A3 thinking. This role is responsible for influencing change by advocating for excellence. This position will report directly to Director/Executive Director/AVP of Quality and Safety at their site, with a dotted line to the AVP, WellStar LTO. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: • Bachelor's degree required. • Master's degree in Business, Operations, Engineering, or Healthcare Administration or Sciences strongly preferred. Required Minimum Certification: • Lean Certification. Six-Sigma, and PMP preferred. Required Minimum Experience: • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a dedicated continuous improvement role utilizing Lean methodology required (within a healthcare environment preferred). Seven (7) or more years of experience within a healthcare environment strongly preferred • Experience leading complex, multi-department Lean initiatives in healthcare organization(s). • Experience in a strong model of coaching and mentoring others in the concepts and tools of Lean. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Atlanta, GA, USA
Oct 12, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities WellStar Atlanta Medical Center is hiring a new Lean Site Consultant ! WellStar Atlanta Medical Center is a leading contributor to WellStar's Lean Journey. We welcome you to apply. The Lean Site Consultant is an internal Lean subject matter expert, who will lead the implementation of problem solving and continuous process improvement through facilitation of cross-functional teams towards sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable results. This role will drive strategic deployment that will enhance patient care, quality and safety, as well as key systems, by building effective customer-focused relationships, and deploying a process improvement strategy utilizing Lean concepts. This individual supports the implementation of the Site's Strategic Plan as developed by the site and system executive leadership team in collaboration with the Lean Transformation Office (LTO), as well as for deploying the WellStar Lean Strategy. The role will support Executive Sponsors, Process Owners, physician and administrative leaders, and front-line staff. Provides facilitation that challenges status quo thinking and resolves conflicts within teams to ensure forward progress while breaking down barriers. The Lean Site Consultant provides training and coaching to develop the workforce at all levels of the site, including the Lean Site Facilitators. Leads the knowledge transfer of Lean philosophy and methodology, including A3 thinking. This role is responsible for influencing change by advocating for excellence. This position will report directly to Director/Executive Director/AVP of Quality and Safety at their site, with a dotted line to the AVP, WellStar LTO. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: • Bachelor's degree required. • Master's degree in Business, Operations, Engineering, or Healthcare Administration or Sciences strongly preferred. Required Minimum Certification: • Lean Certification. Six-Sigma, and PMP preferred. Required Minimum Experience: • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a dedicated continuous improvement role utilizing Lean methodology required (within a healthcare environment preferred). Seven (7) or more years of experience within a healthcare environment strongly preferred • Experience leading complex, multi-department Lean initiatives in healthcare organization(s). • Experience in a strong model of coaching and mentoring others in the concepts and tools of Lean. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today! WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
WellStar Health System Marietta, GA, USA
Oct 06, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities Our IT Communications Services Team is hiring a Security Architect ! We are looking for a candidate that has tenured experience in a Information Security environment. If you would like to be apart of our Security Transformation, apply today! The IT Security Architect serves as strategic advisor responsible for designing enterprise security strategies that align with best practice and the overall direction of the organization. The IT Security Architect is accountable for the security architecture across a variety of applications, technologies, projects and initiatives. This role must be a subject matter expert in network and host-based firewalls, Identity Access Management (IAM), intrusion detection/prevention systems, data loss prevention, vulnerability scanning, anti-malware and spam protection, secure data transmission technologies, and network monitoring/protection solutions. • Responsible for developing best practices around identity and access management (IAM) • Analyze information systems utilizing various cybersecurity techniques including intrusion prevention systems, firewalls, SIEM solutions, and vulnerability assessment software to aid in the detection and prevention of cyber-attacks • Leading information security projects and implementing security technology • Act as advisor for information security risks, threats and solutions • In-dept knowledge of project management methodologies • Recommend changes to standard processes and operating procedures • Assist with security policy reviews, audits and configuration standards Qualifications Required Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree in Information Technology (or related security field) Required Minimum Experience : Minimum of 10 years in Information Technology / 10 years in Information Security Required Minimum Skills: Analytical, Verbal & Written Communication, Time Management, Project Management, Risk Assessment, Process Design and Improvement. Strong audit and compliance focus. Required Minimum Certification: CISSP, CISA, or CISM. PMP is preferred Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Atlanta, GA, USA
Oct 02, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities WellStar Atlanta Medical Center is hiring a new Lean Site Consultant! WellStar Atlanta Medical Center is a leading contributor to WellStar's Lean Journey. We welcome you to apply. The Lean Site Consultant is an internal Lean subject matter expert, who will lead the implementation of problem solving and continuous process improvement through facilitation of cross-functional teams towards sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable results. This role will drive strategic deployment that will enhance patient care, quality and safety, as well as key systems, by building effective customer-focused relationships, and deploying a process improvement strategy utilizing Lean concepts. This individual supports the implementation of the Site's Strategic Plan as developed by the site and system executive leadership team in collaboration with the Lean Transformation Office (LTO), as well as for deploying the WellStar Lean Strategy. The role will support Executive Sponsors, Process Owners, physician and administrative leaders, and front-line staff. Provides facilitation that challenges status quo thinking and resolves conflicts within teams to ensure forward progress while breaking down barriers. The Lean Site Consultant provides training and coaching to develop the workforce at all levels of the site, including the Lean Site Facilitators. Leads the knowledge transfer of Lean philosophy and methodology, including A3 thinking. This role is responsible for influencing change by advocating for excellence. This position will report directly to Director/Executive Director/AVP of Quality and Safety at their site, with a dotted line to the AVP, WellStar LTO. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: * Bachelor's degree required. * Master's degree in Business, Operations, Engineering, or Healthcare Administration or Sciences strongly preferred. Required Minimum Certification: * Lean Certification. Six-Sigma, and PMP preferred. Required Minimum Experience: * Minimum five (5) years of experience in a dedicated continuous improvement role utilizing Lean methodology required (within a healthcare environment preferred). Seven (7) or more years of experience within a healthcare environment strongly preferred * Experience leading complex, multi-department Lean initiatives in healthcare organization(s). * Experience in a strong model of coaching and mentoring others in the concepts and tools of Lean. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today! WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
WellStar Health System Hiram, GA, USA
Oct 02, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities WellStar Paulding Hospital is hiring a new Lean Site Consultant! WellStar Paulding Hospital is leading contributor to WellStar's Lean Journey. The Lean Site Consultant is an internal Lean subject matter expert, who will lead the implementation of problem solving and continuous process improvement through facilitation of cross-functional teams towards sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable results. This role will drive strategic deployment that will enhance patient care, quality and safety, as well as key systems, by building effective customer-focused relationships, and deploying a process improvement strategy utilizing Lean concepts. This individual supports the implementation of the Site's Strategic Plan as developed by the site and system executive leadership team in collaboration with the Lean Transformation Office (LTO), as well as for deploying the WellStar Lean Strategy. The role will support Executive Sponsors, Process Owners, physician and administrative leaders, and front-line staff. Provides facilitation that challenges status quo thinking and resolves conflicts within teams to ensure forward progress while breaking down barriers. The Lean Site Consultant provides training and coaching to develop the workforce at all levels of the site, including the Lean Site Facilitators. Leads the knowledge transfer of Lean philosophy and methodology, including A3 thinking. This role is responsible for influencing change by advocating for excellence. This position will report directly to Director/Executive Director/AVP of Quality and Safety at their site, with a dotted line to the AVP, WellStar LTO. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: * Bachelor's degree required. * Master's degree in Business, Operations, Engineering, or Healthcare Administration or Sciences strongly preferred. Required Minimum Certification: * Lean Certification. Six-Sigma, and PMP preferred. Required Minimum Experience: * Minimum five (5) years of experience in a dedicated continuous improvement role utilizing Lean methodology required (within a healthcare environment preferred). Seven (7) or more years of experience within a healthcare environment strongly preferred * Experience leading complex, multi-department Lean initiatives in healthcare organization(s). * Experience in a strong model of coaching and mentoring others in the concepts and tools of Lean. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Marietta, GA, USA
Oct 02, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities WellStar's Lean Transformation Office is hiring a Lean System Consultant! We are looking for seasoned professionals that are interested in becoming a visible consulant in WellStar's Lean Journey. Please apply today! The Lean System Consultant is a member of the system's Lean Transformation Office (LTO), who functions as an internal Lean subject matter expert, driving system-wide adoption of problem solving and continuous process improvement through facilitation of cross-functional teams. This role will support leadership in deployment of system strategy and tactics, enhancing patient care, quality and safety, as well as key systems, towards sustainable, and quantifiable results. This individual facilitates development and implementation of Sites' Strategic Plans as a partner with system and site executive leadership teams in collaboration with the Lean Transformation Office, as well as for deploying the WellStar Lean Strategy. The role will support Executive Sponsors, Process Owners, physician and administrative leaders, and front-line staff. Provides facilitation that challenges status quo thinking and resolves conflicts within teams to ensure forward progress while breaking down barriers. The Lean System Consultant provides training and coaching to develop the workforce across all levels and functions of the organization, including mentorship of the Lean Site Consultants and Facilitators. Leads the knowledge transfer of Lean philosophy and methodology, including A3 thinking. This role is responsible for influencing change by advocating for excellence. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: * Bachelor's degree required. * Master's degree in Business, Operations, Engineering, or Healthcare Administration or Sciences strongly preferred. Required Minimum Certification: * Lean Certification required. Six-Sigma certification required within 1 year from date of hire into the position * PMP preferred. Required Minimum Experience: * Minimum five (5) years of experience in a dedicated continuous improvement role utilizing Lean methodology within a healthcare environment required. * Seven (7) or more years of experience strongly preferred. * Proven experience consulting and influencing change at the executive level required. * Experience leading complex, multi-site Lean initiatives in healthcare organization(s). * Experience in a strong model of coaching and mentoring others in the concepts and tools of Lean. * Project Management/Consulting experience in an inpatient hospital environment strongly preferred. Required Minimum Skills: Strong demeanor and style to quickly establish credibility throughout any level in the organization. Able to influence positive and sustainable change, within and across, various functional areas. Proven success in partnering with operational leaders to accumulate, analyze, and concisely present data. Formulate actionable plans that are prioritized most closely around key issues and that align with strategic initiatives. Well organized, disciplined and persistent. Driven to overcome complex barriers to achieve objectives. Creative problem-solving, and the initiative to lead and effectively manage change. Well versed in MS 365 Products and project management software. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Hiram, GA, USA
Oct 02, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities WellStar Paulding Hospital is hiring a new Lean Site Consultant ! WellStar Paulding Hospital is leading contributor to WellStar's Lean Journey. The Lean Site Consultant is an internal Lean subject matter expert, who will lead the implementation of problem solving and continuous process improvement through facilitation of cross-functional teams towards sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable results. This role will drive strategic deployment that will enhance patient care, quality and safety, as well as key systems, by building effective customer-focused relationships, and deploying a process improvement strategy utilizing Lean concepts. This individual supports the implementation of the Site's Strategic Plan as developed by the site and system executive leadership team in collaboration with the Lean Transformation Office (LTO), as well as for deploying the WellStar Lean Strategy. The role will support Executive Sponsors, Process Owners, physician and administrative leaders, and front-line staff. Provides facilitation that challenges status quo thinking and resolves conflicts within teams to ensure forward progress while breaking down barriers. The Lean Site Consultant provides training and coaching to develop the workforce at all levels of the site, including the Lean Site Facilitators. Leads the knowledge transfer of Lean philosophy and methodology, including A3 thinking. This role is responsible for influencing change by advocating for excellence. This position will report directly to Director/Executive Director/AVP of Quality and Safety at their site, with a dotted line to the AVP, WellStar LTO. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: • Bachelor's degree required. • Master's degree in Business, Operations, Engineering, or Healthcare Administration or Sciences strongly preferred. Required Minimum Certification: • Lean Certification. Six-Sigma, and PMP preferred. Required Minimum Experience: • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a dedicated continuous improvement role utilizing Lean methodology required (within a healthcare environment preferred). Seven (7) or more years of experience within a healthcare environment strongly preferred • Experience leading complex, multi-department Lean initiatives in healthcare organization(s). • Experience in a strong model of coaching and mentoring others in the concepts and tools of Lean. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Atlanta, GA, USA
Oct 02, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities WellStar Atlanta Medical Center is hiring a new Lean Site Consultant ! WellStar Atlanta Medical Center is a leading contributor to WellStar's Lean Journey. We welcome you to apply. The Lean Site Consultant is an internal Lean subject matter expert, who will lead the implementation of problem solving and continuous process improvement through facilitation of cross-functional teams towards sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable results. This role will drive strategic deployment that will enhance patient care, quality and safety, as well as key systems, by building effective customer-focused relationships, and deploying a process improvement strategy utilizing Lean concepts. This individual supports the implementation of the Site's Strategic Plan as developed by the site and system executive leadership team in collaboration with the Lean Transformation Office (LTO), as well as for deploying the WellStar Lean Strategy. The role will support Executive Sponsors, Process Owners, physician and administrative leaders, and front-line staff. Provides facilitation that challenges status quo thinking and resolves conflicts within teams to ensure forward progress while breaking down barriers. The Lean Site Consultant provides training and coaching to develop the workforce at all levels of the site, including the Lean Site Facilitators. Leads the knowledge transfer of Lean philosophy and methodology, including A3 thinking. This role is responsible for influencing change by advocating for excellence. This position will report directly to Director/Executive Director/AVP of Quality and Safety at their site, with a dotted line to the AVP, WellStar LTO. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: • Bachelor's degree required. • Master's degree in Business, Operations, Engineering, or Healthcare Administration or Sciences strongly preferred. Required Minimum Certification: • Lean Certification. Six-Sigma, and PMP preferred. Required Minimum Experience: • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a dedicated continuous improvement role utilizing Lean methodology required (within a healthcare environment preferred). Seven (7) or more years of experience within a healthcare environment strongly preferred • Experience leading complex, multi-department Lean initiatives in healthcare organization(s). • Experience in a strong model of coaching and mentoring others in the concepts and tools of Lean. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today! WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
WellStar Health System Atlanta, GA, USA
Sep 30, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities The RN Clinical Charge Nurse is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily activities of the unit on an assigned shift to assure successful safe delivery of care. The Charge Nurse is a caregiver and often takes modified patient care assignment. 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 Nursing Practice Model and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies. The RN Clinical Charge 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. Expectations of practice include: accountability; responsibility and authority for the practice of nursing; effective teamwork; delegation; communication; respect; personal development; and development of team members. The role contributes to the establishment and maintenance of practices that ensure excellence in patient care, provides for the efficient use of resources, and undertakes leadership task such as staff schedules, unit patient flow, subject matter expertise for clinical concerns, physician rounding, committee involvement, survey readiness, and other task as assigned by the manager, which are basic to the department's ability to function in a smooth and effective manner. The RN Clinical Charge Nurse is a resource to other areas opportunity to learn about operational functionality and hospital/facility awareness. He/she is assists in the growth and development of team members in the unit to help build department skills sets and to inspire expertise. This leader brings with him or her ability to build rapport between nurses and physicians to continue service to the patients and is a role model to others. Qualifications Required Minimum Education : Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing as and Associate Degree/Diploma Nurse; Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred. Required Minimum Licensure/Certification : Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position. National certification in area of specialty preferred. (Dependent on area of Service may require additional certification such as ACLS, PALS.) Required Minimum Experience : One year of nursing experience required, two years preferred. Experience as relief charge with clinical expertise preferred. 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 skills, critical thinking and decision-making skills. Works well with others in a collaborative, team-focused, patient centered way. Communicates effectively both orally and in written form with all levels of internal and external resources. Analytical skills necessary to solve technical, clinical and managerial challenges. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Sufficient clinical and leadership experience to ensure competence and credibility to lead others. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!
WellStar Health System Douglasville, GA, USA
Sep 29, 2019
Full time
Overview At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare. Responsibilities The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is a Registered Nurse with a Master's degree in Nursing from a university with a specialized CNL program. The competencies unique to CNL practice are clinical leadership, care environment management, and clinical outcomes management. The CNL enacts these competencies at the clinical microsystem defined as functional front-line unit that such as hospital unit, outpatient clinic, or home health setting, or unit level to influence care delivery processes and dynamics. The CNL works with healthcare team members and leaders to coordinate care, manage resources, and compile and evaluate data with a focus on quality, patient safety, and outcomes. The CNL role was developed to seamlessly align with WellStar's Nursing Professional Practice Model, and is based in part on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's Competencies and Curricular Expectations for Clinical Nurse Leader Education and Practice (2013), and an empirically validated conceptual model for CNL practice (Bender et al. 2016). The CNL partners with patients, staff and providers. The CNL collaborates with nursing leadership to focus on the patient, at the point of care as a subject matter expert. To support this effort, he/she must maintain clinical knowledge. It is expected CNLs are RNs, CNL certified, clinically knowledgeable, uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act, and implement the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the healthcare team, it is expected the CNL upholds the voice of the patient and WellStar's policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals. Qualifications Required Minimum Education: Masters in Nursing (MSN) or Masters of Science in Nursing (MS) from an accredited school or university that has a CNL program recognized by the American Colleges of Nursing. Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Must be a Registered Nurse actively licensed in the state of Georgia. Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position or complete prior the end of orientation. In certain work units, ACLS certification may be required and will be determined at the unit level. Must have certification as a Clinical Nurse Leader from the Commission of Nurse Certification. Required Minimum Experience: Two to four years of acute care nursing for similar patient population. Progressive experience in health care including involvement in direct patient care, educating staff, and problem solving of unit or organizational issues. Required Minimum Skills: Ability to identify improvement in clinical operations and implement change and willingness to challenge established ways of doing things in a constructive way. Ability to lead, mentor and develop staff. Exemplifies a strong, positive attitude toward internal and external customers and continuous service improvement. Excellent conflict resolution skills. Has well developed diplomatic, tact and listening skills. Adept at using technology as a tool to support real-time education at the point of care. Uses quality improvement methodologies to evaluate failures and patient safety practices at the microsystem level. Skilled at delegation, oversight and evaluation of care given. Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!