Surgical Services - Pre-Op Charge Preceptor RN

Location
Atlanta, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 27, 2017
Closes
Dec 27, 2017
Specialty
Education, Med / Surg
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: 5:30a-2p

Weekend Requirements: No

On-Call Requirements: No

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Service Area Overview
Extraordinary surgical setting

Northside Hospital performs more than 40,500 surgeries each year --- more than any other hospital in Georgia. We specialize in Robotic, General, Bariatric, Neuro, Orthopedic, Breast, Plastic, and Gynecologic surgery. Innovative technology such as the daVinci® robotic surgical system, O-arm Intraoperative
Imaging, HD technology, Ci™ System - computer-assisted orthopedic surgery system, artificial spinal disc, and stealth-guided image navigation allow Northside to stay at the forefront of medicine and devote more time to providing the best patient care possible. Many of the surgeons on staff at Northside are
nationally recognized pioneers in laparoscopic surgery and many other minimally invasive techniques.

Do you have the skills and experience to contribute to our innovative team?
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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 surgical careers with Northside Hospital, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 25 Places to Work in the US, contact us today.
Facility Overview
Northside Hospital – Forsyth

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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.

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