Posted in Other 15 days ago.
Location: Gainesville, Georgia
Improving the Health of our Community in All We Do
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega - with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations.
Full -Time Night Shift
Schedule: 7:00pm - 7:00am
Location: NGMC Gainesville S1B Neuro/Renal
S1B Stroke IMC (Intermediate Care Unit) is a 12-bed unit with all private rooms. Patients receive physical, emotional, spiritual and psychosocial support for themselves and their families. As a stroke IMC unit, care is provided for stroke patients including but not limited to:
• Stroke patients requiring more frequent monitoring.
• Suspected and/or active CVA, TIA
• Ischemic stroke s/p IV tPA >24 hours
• Acute stroke symptom onset not tPA candidate < 24 hours
•Ischemic Stroke of indeterminate age requiring inpatient stroke care management
• Non-crescendo TIAs where workup not completed
Provides clerical support for a nursing unit(s). Prepares and maintains records for the unit and serves as a facilitator for all communications. The unit secretary functions under the direction of the charge nurse. This position will communicate with patients in the adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Employee performs duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adhere to National Patient Safety Goals as outlines in policy and procedures.