University Health Care System

  • Augusta, GA, USA
Apr 27, 2021
University Health Care System Augusta, GA, USA
The Orthopedic/Spine Navigator is responsible for ensuring that the hospital's mission to provide clinically excellent patient care, coordination of care, discharge planning, service excellence, and cost-efficiency be achieved. Insures that legal, professional and institutional policies, regulations and standards are met. The Orthopedic/Spine Navigator is a registered nurse with advanced knowledge and skills in coordinating and providing care for patient population served within assigned areas. Attends community education classes and preoperative classes for the patient population assigned. Functions with limited supervision utilizing independent and collaborative judgment in decision making. Embraces shared governance nursing organizational principals by serving on nursing councils as participant or leader so that outcome, goals and objectives of nursing are achieved. Accountability will be monitored by a peer through direct observations; achievement of team service goals including...
Apr 27, 2021
University Health Care System Augusta, GA, USA
OverviewAt University Health Care System (UHCS), our mission is to improve the health of those we serve. Our shared vision is to deliver high-quality, safe care and exceptional service to every person, every time. We pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.ResponsibilitiesThis position will be responsible for providing legal advice in a fast-paced environment in support of University Health and its affiliated entities as part of a collaborative team. Provides a broad range of health care legal services with an emphasis on investigation, evaluation and development of defense strategy for general and professional liability claims against System. Additionally, will conduct research and provide legal advice for a variety of issues which may include compliance with EMTALA, HIPAA, Section 504 of the SSA, Section 1557 of the ACA, Stark and Anti-Kickback and...
Apr 27, 2021
University Health Care System Evans, GA, USA
The LPN is a licensed practical nurse responsible and accountable for the nursing care of a group of residents for a designated time frame. The LPN is accountable for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care given to designated residents and their families when acting as a team leader. Acts as a resident advocate ensuring that resident needs are met through a collaborative effort of all health care disciplines. The LPN may function as a primary nurse and is supervised by a RN: accountability is monitored through resident care conferences, QA & I activities, and performance appraisals.EDUCATION Graduate of an accredited LPN training program. CERTIFICATION Current licensure in the State of Georgia as an L.P.N. Obtains and maintains CPR Skills EXPERIENCE Recent experience (within 4 years) as LPN in Long-term care or hospital setting preferred.  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES  Ability to think critically and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities....
Apr 27, 2021
University Health Care System Augusta, GA, USA
The Patient Care Assistant II will be responsible for assisting in meeting patient needs for all age groups (neonates, infant, children, adolescent, adult, and geriatric) in the areas of comfort, activities of daily living, clinical procedures as delineated, transporting and safety needs, and obtaining blood samples from patients according to established procedures and protocols. The Patient Care Assistant II will communicate with team members in a timely manner about his/her observations of the patient's progress, needs and problems. Maintains established departmental/hospital policies, procedures, objectives, Performance Improvement and Patient Safety, and infection control. Works as a member of a unit based, multidisciplinary patient care team. Embraces shared governance nursing organizational principals by being informed of nursing councils' activities so that outcome, goals and objectives of nursing are achieved. Accountability will be monitored through direct observations;...