RN Navigator - Sepsis Program - FT Time Nights
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.


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NGHS:Opportunities thrive here.

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.

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) offers a comprehensive benefits program, which provides flexibility for employees' diverse and changing needs. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, and 401K with match.

NGHS also offers tuition reimbursement for employees who are interested in advancing or continuing their education. We reimburse up to $5,500 per degree program, which is pro-rated for part-time employees.

At NGHS, health and well-being have always been cornerstones for our patients as well as our employees. That's why we offer valuable resources and programs to encourage and support a healthy lifestyle.

What does this mean for you? With NGHS' health and welfare benefits, you and your family have the opportunity to:

• Stay healthy with comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage

• Enjoy tax savings with flexible spending accounts and health savings account

• Experience the security and peace of mind with Disability, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage

This RN Navigator position is full time nights.

Hours: 6:45pm-7:16am (3 12 hour shifts)

Location: NGMC Gainesville Sepsis Program

Job Summary:

Working under the supervision of the Nurse Manager Sepsis Program, the RN Navigator: Sepsis Program provides concurrent review of Emergency Department (ED) and admitted patients to identify at risk patients for sepsis and provides support to the patient care team to ensure timely identification of sepsis, timely initiation of appropriate sepsis care, and identification of barriers to timely care. The RN Navigator rounds on high risk sepsis patients for timely identification of deterioration for intervention and provides guidance on laboratory results to ensure appropriate de-escalation of care. The RN Navigator will provide patient and family education and provides sepsis discharge plans for comprehensive coordination of care. Assists in the work of the Regional Sepsis Collaborative. Assists in the advancement of the professional practice environment by communicating the NGMC nursing strategic direction and focusing on activities that support the nursing strategic direction. Provides support for VOICE and the NDNQI quality teams as necessary within the department. Assists with overall professional nursing practice and other projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Licensed to practice as a RN in Georgia. Required: Professional certification in either a clinical or other relevant specialty within two years of hire.
  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree required, preferred: A Master's Degree (Nursing or other if possessing a BSN) within five years
  • Required: Professional organization membership within three months of hire into the role.
  • Required: Two years of healthcare experience in a related nursing field (i.e., bedside primary nursing, case management nursing, care manager nursing, quality improvement nursing). Preferred: Experience with the public.

Northeast Georgia Health System strongly believes in our quest for excellence. Part of our quest is to help you find a new opportunity to expand your knowledge. We are thrilled you want to learn a new area at NGHS and are excited to see you grow!

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.



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