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.
Hospice RN Full Time Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Responsible for the delivery of patient care in accordance with acceptable standards of care in various care settings including patient homes, hospitals, long term care facilities, assisted living facilities and retirement communities in the hospice service area. Collaborates with other professional disciplines and members of the hospice interdisciplinary team to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Utilizes knowledge of patient's age, gender and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement processes that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. Provides supervision of the Hospice aides. Provides on-call coverage for the hospice program.
Georgia RN licensure. Current BLS certification. CHPN preferred.
Minimum of 1 year of clinical nursing experience. Emphasis on care of terminally ill patients, adults in acute care medical and surgical areas/home care preferred. Additional experience with children and infants desired.
One year hospice experience preferred.
Since first opening its doors in Gainesville in 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has added hospital campuses in Braselton, Barrow and Dahlonega - and become Georgia's most awarded hospital. Some recognitions include being named to these lists:
America's 50 Best Hospitals- Healthgrades
100 Top Hospitals- Truven Health Analytics
100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs- Beckers Hospital Review
America's Top Quality Providers- Carechex
Atlanta's Top 150 Workplaces- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Healthcare's Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems- Hospitals & Health Networks magazine
NGMC has also been recognized in recent years as Georgia's #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women's care and more.