FCC (Mom Baby) RN Residency - Atlanta Campus - March 2018

Atlanta, GA
Oct 31, 2017
Nov 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Family Centered Care (Mother Baby) Residency is a 14 week training/orientation program that begins March 19th, 2018. It is open to both new graduates and experienced RN’s.

FCC – Family Centered Care; 136 bed Mother/Baby Unit.

  • 1st floor has 40 beds with an additional 20 overflow beds on 1WC.
  • 4th floor, 5th floor, and 6th floor have 32 beds each.
  • We deliver approximately 20,000 babies per year between all three campuses (Atlanta, Forsyth, and Cherokee) with over 18,000 here at the Atlanta campus. This is the most deliveries per year in the country.

    FCC (Family Centered Care) means that we take care of the family as a whole; mothers, babies, fathers, siblings, and extended family. Our care extends beyond the traditional family to adoptions and surrogacies with protocols in place to ensure optimal care for everyone.

    The role of the FCC nurse is to provide couplet care and education for both mother and baby. A typical assignment is 1 Nurse: 3-5 couplets. Our shifts are 12 ½ hours with group report starting promptly at 0700 and 1900. It is a very busy, fast paced environment.

    In addition to the FCC nurse, there are Anchor (nursery charge) nurses, Admission Team nurses, Patient Care Technicians, Unit Secretaries, Patient Transporters, Patient Placement Coordinators, Clinicians, Charge Nurses, Clinical Supervisors, and Clinical Managers, Operations Managers, Clinical Nurse Specialists, & Directors.

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    The Patient Care Administration Department at Northside Hospital supports heads of nursing in delivering optimal patient care through leadership, coordination, and consultation --- and by developing and evaluating programs, standards, and clinical practice.

    By helping to oversee staff, patients, and maintaining complex systems, the Patient Care Administration Department works to ensure the high quality patient care for which Northside is renowned.

    Do you share our commitment to quality? Have experience in patient care administration?
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    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
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    Position Description
    The American Nurses Association’s Nursing’s Social Policy Statement: The Essence of the Profession (ANA, 2010, p. 3) provides the definition of nursing as: “Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.” The scope of practice of the registered nurse and the corresponding standards and competencies are dependent on the nurse’s education, experience, role and population served (ANA, Scope of Practice & Standards, 2010, p. 2). The practice of professional nursing at Northside Hospital includes the domains of Professional Nursing Practice and Professional Nursing Performance. Practice components within the Professional Nursing Practice domain include assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation and coordination of care, and evaluation; and those within the Professional Nursing Performance are ethics, education, evidence-based practice and research, quality of practice, communication, leadership, collaboration, professional practice evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health (ANA, 2010). Additionally, core tenets of nursing practice at Northside also include technology and computer information systems performance. The Staff Registered Professional Nurse I (Staff RN I) is licensed to practice professional nursing in the state of Georgia, in good standing and without limitations; and has less than 12 months of full-time experience as a registered professional nurse. A Staff Registered Professional Nurse I demonstrates the integration of bio-psychosocial concepts, cognitive skills, and technically competent practice in providing care to a patients and families with basic and/or complex needs. The Northside Hospital Staff Registered Professional Nurse manages patient care of an assigned group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the nursing division, including the Nursing Collaborative Care Model. Additionally, the practice of all professional nurses at Northside Hospital reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment. Northside Hospital Staff Registered Nurse positions are based on a sequential progression from a novice nurse to an expert. The job descriptions for Staff Nurse I to VI therefore imply that a nurse who is employed at a specific level possess the knowledge, skills and critical thinking capabilities of all prior (lower) levels. Staff RN I is the entry to practice level for Northside nurses. STAFF RN I: The Staff RN I position is part of the NSH Nursing Excellence Track (NEXT) Program. Level I staff registered professional nurses are competent nurses and practice professional nursing in various clinical areas.

    Position Requirements
    REQUIRED: 1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 2. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification for specific specialty area(s); Examples: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification, Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) certification, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification, etc. See specific unit for requirement.

    License/Certification Requirements: Yes

    Work Hours: 7p-7a

    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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    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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