Intensive Care Unit (ICU) RN

Location
Cumming, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 12, 2017
Closes
Dec 12, 2017
Specialty
ICU / CCU, Other
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 – Forsyth

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
Extraordinary ICUs

The Intensive Care Units (ICU) at Northside Hospital offer state-of-the-art technology for the care of the critically ill. Our mission is to partner with the patient and family to provide innovative, high quality care
that benefits the patient as we assist their return to the community as a healthy adult.

Comprehensive critical care services include, but are not limited to:
- Medical/Surgical
- Neurologic/Neurosurgical
- Medical/Interventional Cardiac
- Obstetrics/Gyn
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Oncology

Our ICU team provides extraordinary care at a difficult time, working to ensure optimum delivery of services and quick recovery. In addition, we support and communicate with family members to help alleviate the stress and disruption that an ICU stay can cause.

Do you have the experience and compassion to contribute to our high-tech setting?
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
Manages patient care of an assigned group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the appropriate division. Nurses at Northside are professionals committed to patients/families and all members of the Healthcare team. Our nursing practice reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment.

Position Requirements
Required: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). In addition to the above, the following is preferred for departments listed below: Renal Dialysis: One (1) year experience in critical care or hemodialysis. Special Care Nurseries: Completion of the American Heart Association Resuscitation course. Family- Centered Care- Admissions Team: 2 years nursery/nicu experience or 4 years Mother/Baby experience. NRP mandatory. Neurosciences: Completion of Critical Care and Basic Arrhythmia course. ACLS certification. Radiology: ACLS certification must be obtained within twelve (12) months of hire date. Two (2) years experience in medical-surgical nursing or related area with at least one (1) year experience involving the treatment of cardiac/critical care patients or previous radiology experience. PALS is required of Radiology Nurses working in the Alpharetta Pediatric Imaging facility and is preferred but not required for all other Radiology nurses For the Breast Care Center locations — BCLS requirement only. Surgical Services Operating Room: Prior Operating Room experience or completion of a course in Operating Room nursing. PACU: Prior PACU or ICU experience or completion of a course in Post-Anesthesia Care nursing. Current ACLS Certification required. Cath Lab Admission/Recovery Unit (ARU)-Forsyth Critical Care experience (preferred). Current ACLS (required). Cardiology –Forsyth Critical Care experience (preferred). Current ACLS (required). Preferred: National certification in specialty area. Cancer Center (Radiation Oncology ACLS certification and Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN).

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7a-7p

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.