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Charge Nurse / Registered Nurse - 2nd Shift

at State of Georgia

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Reference #: HEA04FD

Job Description

Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah is seeking qualified applicants for Charge Nurse / Registered Nurse – 2nd Shift. This position will work the 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm shift.

**This position requires a valid Georgia License and/or Nurse Licensure Compact License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in Georgia.

Georgia Regional Hospital – Savannah (GRHS) operates 180 licensed, accredited inpatient beds for two major program areas: 1) adult mental health, 2) adult forensic services.

GRHS offers inpatient adult mental health services, inpatient habilitation services and forensic program services to a catchment area of approximately 45 Georgia counties.


•Vacation - 15 days each year up to 5 years of service; 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service; 21 days each year for 10 years of service
•Sick Leave – accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year)
•Holidays – the state of Georgia recognizes 12 paid holidays
•Retirement - 401(k) with a matching employer contribution and a Defined Benefit Pension Plan
•Available Insurance – Health; Dental; Vision; Legal; Disability; Life & Dependent Life
•Flexible Spending Accounts - Healthcare & Childcare

Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer

***Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah is eligible for the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Nurse Corps Scholarship Program.***

Job Description:

Plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for a unit or shift. Ensures that staff assess client health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Oversees the provision and quality of nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled clients. Advises clients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Supervises and plans work of assigned staff. Performs job responsibilities with minimal supervision. Serves as job expert or organization resource in assigned areas. May supervise support staff or employees. Administers prescribed medications or starts intravenous fluids, and notes times and amounts on clients' charts. Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate client care plans. Maintains accurate, detailed reports and client records. Modifies client treatment plans as indicated by clients' responses and conditions. Monitors all aspects of client care, including diet and physical activity. Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in clients' conditions. Observes nurses and visits clients to ensure that proper nursing care is provided. Prepares clients for, and assists with, examinations and treatments. Prepares rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensures that stock of supplies is maintained. Provides education to client and family. Provides health care, first aid, immunizations and assistance in convalescence and rehabilitation. Provides training for other staff in job.

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Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university OR Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND current Georgia license as a Registered Professional Nurse AND One year of professional nursing experience.


Must obtain the Safety Cares certification by completion of new staff orientation. Licensed by the State of Georgia and/or Nurse Licensure Compact to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in Georgia AND three years' experience supervising direct care staff. BSN a plus but not required.