Charge/Preceptor RN, Clinical Observation Unit

Atlanta, GA
Nov 10, 2017
Nov 29, 2017
Education, Other
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: KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED 1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 2. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period. 3. Demonstrated ability to assume Charge Nurse responsibilities and clinical expertise in area. 4. Successful completion of a management course prior to appointment, or within six (6) months of employment. 5. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). 6. Two (2) years recent experience in specialty. 7. Completion of the Charge Preceptor course at Northside Radiology Services 8. Two (2) years experience involving the treatment of critical care or surgical patients or experience in radiology nursing. 9. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), PALS Certification preferred. 10. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac arrhythmia interpretation. Preferred: 1. Certification in area of specialty.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7:30a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

Why choose Northside? Northside supports our employees’ professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today to join Northside’s team!
Service Area Overview
You don’t have to be in direct patient care to work at Northside. Security Services allows you to work in a non-clinical setting, while still being part of an organization that really does care for people. We are a highly-trained and capable team that augments Northside Hospitals' clinical care environments with safety and security. Our comprehensive scope of services includes card access, CCTV, key distribution, unlock assists, incident investigations, infant and patient protection and emergency management. Our officers are committed to providing compassionate crisis intervention, aggressive behavior control and loss prevention services.
Facility Overview
Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted "Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!

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