Surgical Services - OR Charge Preceptor RN

Location
Atlanta, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 01, 2017
Closes
Dec 01, 2017
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: 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: Varies

Weekend Requirements: No

On-Call Requirements: No

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Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation as one of Georgia’s fastest growing healthcare institutions and award-winning work environment are well-known.

But do you know about our state-of-the-art imaging services? They’re ranked #1 by Atlanta consumers.

Northside was the first hospital in Atlanta to offer breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography). We’re designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. And our vast network of convenient imaging centers offers a comprehensive array of advanced technology in women’s imaging, pediatric imaging, cancer, neuroradiology, orthopedics, and interventional radiology. Each of our centers offers a dedicated, patient-focused team of board-certified, specialty
trained radiologists, leading-edge technology and a caring compassionate staff that is committed to our patients’ safety and comfort.

Are you a radiology/imaging professional with the experience and expertise to contribute to this 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 radiology careers with Northside Hospital, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 25
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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
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