Cherokee Medical Surgical RN Residency Program Starting February 19th, 2018

Location
Canton, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 29, 2017
Closes
Dec 29, 2017
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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. 3. Less than 12 months of full-time experience as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN). 4. EXPERIENCE: In addition to the primary duties, the following is required: 1. Less than 12 months of recent registered professional nurse clinical experience

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

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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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Service Area Overview
Extraordinary med/surg services

The Medical/Surgical Unit at Northside Hospital provides acute and rehabilitative nursing care services that help our patients get back to their daily lives.

Recognizing that each patient’s journey to recovery is different and requires a special level of care, our unit is characterized by a warm, friendly and caring atmosphere that stresses personal attention. This
approach unifies our team, connects our efforts, and has resulted in outstanding patient satisfaction survey results.

The Med/Surg unit participates in nursing education by providing internships for students and in patient care development by supporting clinical internships for Patient Care Technicians.

Are you ready to work alongside the best?
Then see the difference an extraordinary setting can make.

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 med/surg 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-Cherokee

Discover what’s possible.
See what’s inside.

Discovering what‘s possible at Northside Hospital-Cherokee in Canton, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Here, you’ll find growth and support in one of our system’s newest facilities.

Our 84-bed, not-for-profit, full service community hospital is expanding. We are excited about our brand new 105-bed replacement hospital that will open in May 2017. As we’ve made more room for growth in Surgery, Emergency, Maternity, and Outpatient Services --- while continuing to provide the personalized, high quality care for which we are known --- our people have found a place to call home on our new 50-acre campus.

Along with our strong ties to the community, what resonates most with our team is our focus on continual learning and work/life balance. How encouraging co-workers are. And the importance of great pay, benefits, and a pension plan.

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-Cherokee today.

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