Charge Preceptor RN, Intensive Care Unit

Canton, GA
Mar 08, 2018
Apr 07, 2018
Contract Type
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: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period. Demonstrated ability to assume Charge Nurse responsibilities and clinical expertise in area. Successful completion of a management course prior to appointment, or within six (6) months of employment. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Two (2) years recent experience in specialty. Completion of the Charge Preceptor course at Northside Radiology Services Two (2) years experience involving the treatment of critical care or surgical patients or experience in radiology nursing. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), PALS Certification preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac arrhythmia interpretation. Preferred: Certification in area of specialty.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7:30a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

Our team members report that our state-of-the-art environment, work/life balance, reputation as a leader both locally and nationally, continuing education offerings, growth opportunities, and pay/benefits/pension plan are why they chose --- and chose to stay with --- Northside Hospital.
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Service Area Overview
Extraordinary ICUs

The Intensive Care Units (ICU) at Northside Hospital offer state-of-the-art technology for the care of the critically ill. Our mission is to partner with the patient and family to provide innovative, high quality care
that benefits the patient as we assist their return to the community as a healthy adult.

Comprehensive critical care services include, but are not limited to:
- Medical/Surgical
- Neurologic/Neurosurgical
- Medical/Interventional Cardiac
- Obstetrics/Gyn
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Oncology

Our ICU team provides extraordinary care at a difficult time, working to ensure optimum delivery of services and quick recovery. In addition, we support and communicate with family members to help alleviate the stress and disruption that an ICU stay can cause.

Do you have the experience and compassion to contribute to our high-tech setting?
Then find your extraordinary side with us today!

As part of Northside Hospital, we balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support work/life balance and continuing education, and offer great pay, benefits, and a pension plan. For information on rewarding careers with Northside Hospital, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 25 Places to
Work in the US, contact us today.
Facility Overview
Northside Hospital-Cherokee

Discover what’s possible.
See what’s inside.

Discovering what‘s possible at Northside Hospital-Cherokee in Canton, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Here, you’ll find growth and support in one of our system’s newest facilities.

Our 84-bed, not-for-profit, full service community hospital is expanding. We are excited about our brand new 105-bed replacement hospital that will open in May 2017. 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.

We are a state-of-the-art setting for opportunity, top quality health care, and you.
Ready to make a difference --- and a better living?
Find your extraordinary side with Northside Hospital-Cherokee today.

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