IV Therapy Registered Nurse-Full Time/Forsyth

6 days left

Location
Cumming, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Closes
Oct 29, 2017
Specialty
IV Therapy
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
Discover what’s possible.

See what’s inside.

Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation for the latest technology, the highest quality care and service, and expertise in Spinal Surgery, Cancer Care, Emergency Services, and Women's Services is well-known. But what resonates most with our people are opportunities for growth. How supportive co-workers are. And the way great pay, benefits, and a pension plan make them feel valued.

Our 155-bed, not-for-profit community hospital does more than serve our neighbors. We stress continuing education. A true patient-focus. And offer a work/life balance that allows you to give your best to our family, and yours.

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-Forsyth today.

Service Area Overview
We recognize each patient’s journey to recovery is different and requires a special level of care. Our Medical/Surgical Unit at Northside Hospital provides acute and rehabilitative nursing care services to help our patients get back to their daily lives. The Med/Surg unit is characterized by a warm, friendly and caring atmosphere that stresses individual attention for all patients. This approach is reflected in outstanding patient satisfaction survey results. The unit also participates in nursing education by providing internships for students. We also support clinical internships for Patient Care Technicians. If you have the skills to contribute to our team, Northside is eager to talk to you!

Position Description
Intravenous Therapy Nurses are responsible for inserting short peripheral catheters, monitoring all vascular access devices, including daily assessment, dressing change, maintaining all central lines, de-clotting all central lines and accessing and de-accessing implanted ports while adhering to professional requirements and recommended standards of practice of professional organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Infusion Nurses Society (INS) and Association of Vascular Access (AVA). Applies the nursing process to assess and care for adolescent and adult patients receiving infusion therapy. Provides care to minimize or alleviate symptoms associated with vascular access devices. The IV Nurse collaborates with other members of the healthcare team to achieve the goal of safe, effective and appropriate infusion therapy.

Position Requirements
REQUIRED: 1. Licensed as a RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations. 2. Minimum of 2 years full-time experience as a RN post Orientation or Residency training. 3. Certified in American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS). Other REQUIRED cardiopulmonary resuscitation certifications (ACLS, NALS, PALS, etc.) are unit specific. PREFERRED: Other preferred RN attributes are unit specific.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7a-7p

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: Yes

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.

More jobs like this