Clinical Observation Unit - RN Charge Preceptor

Location
Canton, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 29, 2017
Closes
Dec 29, 2017
Specialty
Education, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Description
As a Charge Nurse, coordinates daily activities and distribution of work in area during scheduled shift; as a Preceptor Nurse, acts as a professional educator and resource for new employees, demonstrating clinical expertise and competence. The approximate amount of overall participation in direct patient care activities is 80% and Charge Preceptor duties is 20%. The range of roles between Charge and Preceptor may vary dependent upon patient acuity and volume issues. Works with a unit specific patient population. Care and/or services will be provided to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. This position is required to set priorities based on the situation at hand, and is a combination of direct patient care, management (charge), and education (preceptor) roles with responsibility for a unit during an eight (8) to twelve (12) hour shift.
Position Requirements
REQUIRED: 1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 2. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period. 3. Demonstrated ability to assume Charge Nurse responsibilities and clinical expertise in area. 4. Successful completion of a management course prior to appointment, or within six (6) months of employment. 5. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). 6. Two (2) years recent experience in specialty. 7. Completion of the Charge Preceptor course at Northside Radiology Services 8. Two (2) years experience involving the treatment of critical care or surgical patients or experience in radiology nursing. 9. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), PALS Certification preferred. 10. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac arrhythmia interpretation. PREFERRED: Certification in area of specialty.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

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Service Area Overview
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Facility Overview
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Our 84-bed, not-for-profit, full service community hospital is expanding. We are excited about our new 105-bed replacement hospital. As we’ve made more room for growth in Surgery, Emergency, Maternity, and Outpatient Services --- while continuing to provide the personalized, high quality care for which we are known --- our people have found a place to call home on our new 50-acre campus.

Along with our strong ties to the community, what resonates most with our team is our focus on continual learning and work/life balance. How encouraging co-workers are. And the importance of great pay, benefits, and a pension plan.

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