Pulmonary Thoracic Registered Nurse (RN) - Nights

Location
Atlanta, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 19, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Specialty
Cardiology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Find your extraordinary side.
Northside Hospital Health Care System is a state-of-the-art setting for patients, and for you.
With three cutting-edge acute care hospitals --- in Atlanta, Canton, and Cumming, Georgia --- and more
than 150 locations throughout the State of Georgia, we are leading the way in your backyard and across the country.
Consider the numbers:
  • 868-bed, not-for-profit provider
  • Nearly 2 million patient visits annually
  • A renowned team that includes more than 2,500 physicians and 15,000 employees

We lead the nation in newborn deliveries, perform the most robotic surgeries, and diagnose and treat the most cancer cases in the state.
Learn more about our expansion, full range of medical services, and our extraordinary career
opportunities at www.northside.com.

Facility Overview
Northside Hospital

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

Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation as one of Georgia’s fastest growing healthcare institutions and our state-of-the-art, award-winning work environment are well-known. But what resonates most
with our people is the way we balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support real work/life balance, and how close they feel to their co-workers.

Our 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service hospital does more than serve our community. We’re a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and Cancer Care.
Proud to have been voted “Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" by
consumers for more than 16 years. We are pleased to offer our people 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 today.

Service Area Overview
Extraordinary lung care

The Pulmonary and Therapeutic Endoscopy Lab at Northside Hospital performs procedures that aid in
the diagnosis and treatment of lung conditions.

Our team is comprised of pulmonologists (physicians specializing in pulmonary conditions), pulmonary therapeutic specialists, endoscopy nurses as well as other related health care specialists including anesthesiologists, respiratory therapists, and radiologists. Working collaboratively, our team works with
patients to develop an individualized plan of care.

Do you have the experience to contribute to our innovative team?
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.

Position Description
Our nursing practice reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment. Nurses have a 3:1 patient ratio. Post-operative and high risk pulmonary patients require close monitoring by nursing. Nurses are also responsible for managing cardiac drips, such as Amiodarone and Cardizem. Heparin and insulin drips are also included. High risk pulmonary patients may require high flow oxygen, such as opti-flow or bi-pap. Thoracic patients will have 1-3 chest tubes that need to be managed appropriately. Overall, our nurses are professionals committed to patients/families and all members of the Healthcare team.

Position Requirements
Required: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. (See Knowledge Base, Section D, Professional Attributes.) Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

WANT THE INSIDE STORY?
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.
Contact us today to learn more about careers at Northside.
Side by side, there’s nothing we can’t achieve!

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law.

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