Under the direction of the Clinical Coordinator and/or Nursing Unit Director, perform nursing patient care duties for the assigned unit or department. Plan, provide, and evaluate total nursing care in accordance with the established patient care philosophy. Facilitate individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. Relate effectively with other shifts for continuity of care, maintain satisfactory relations with other departments and nursing units; and participate in all phases of education.
Associate’s degree from an institution of higher education accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and/or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Valid licensure in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Minimum Work Experience:
Must have six (6) months of clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in a direct patient care setting.
Internal Number: 6
About St Francis Hospital
A small town with a big city feel, Columbus is the second largest city in Georgia and often ranked among the best places to live and raise a family.The HospitalFounded in 1950, St. Francis is a community hospital in Columbus, Georgia. What began as a 154-bed hospital is now a 376-bed facility employing more than 2,700 employees and 300 physicians. In addition to a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency room services, St. Francis offers the only open heart surgery program in the area. Since the first patient was admitted in 1950, St. Francis has fervently served the community and region, providing outstanding, compassionate care from one generation to the next. Recognized as the area's finest health care provider, St. Francis continues to reach for the highest standards in quality and safety to offer its patients the best possible care. In 2011, the hospital broke ground on its largest expansion project. Two years later, the St. Francis Heart Hospital and the Sue Marie Turner Women's Hospital opened, the latter of which brought obstetrical services back to the hospital. For more information, visit www.wecareforlife.com. The CommunitySituated at the heart of the Chattahooc...hee Valley, Columbus is Georgia's third largest city. Just 90 miles south of Atlanta, Columbus offers residents and visitors the amenities of a big city with the charm and hospitality of a small southern town. Residents and visitors can ride the rapids on the Chattahoochee River, fly to the moon and back at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center, or unwind in the southern hospitality. Or, guests can meet family and friends at the Riverwalk, in Uptown or at any one of the city's fabulous eateries.RecreationOnce Georgia’s last frontier outpost, now it’s third largest city, Columbus is a true destination of choice. Between its rich history, theatre, arts, outdoors activities and sports – Columbus has something for everyone. Visitors can check out local theatre and arts scene, visit the National Infantry Museum, or head outdoors for some whitewater fun. On the banks of the Chattahoochee River, Columbus is home to the longest urban whitewater course in the world.