PCT, Acute Care/General Medicine

Location
Cumming, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 06, 2018
Closes
Mar 08, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Description
Provides nursing assistance and patient care for the comfort, safety and personal needs of patients within the new Medical Surgical Pulmonary Unit. Assists patients with activities of daily living and performs procedures for physical hygiene and comfort of patients. Performs duties within the construct of a unit based, self-directed, multidisciplinary patient care team while sharing various tasks with other licensed and non-licensed members.

The general surgical unit at Northside Forsyth sees a wide variety of post-surgical patients including GI and GYN procedures. The surgical procedures include new ostomies, colon resections, gallbladder removal, appendectomy, thyroidectomy, mastectomy, breast reconstruction and hysterectomy patients. The general surgical unit is a fast-paced unit, where there are many admits & discharges, with a focus on pain management, mobility & discharge education.

Position Requirements
Required: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Assistant course, and be listed as a CNA on the Georgia Registry OR Graduate of a U.S. Military Medic course OR Enrolled in a School of Nursing and has completed one (1) full semester of clinical rotations OR Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or Medical Degree program Current BLS card (CPR). Preferred: Six (6) months’ patient care experience in a hospital or acute care setting.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: Yes

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
We recognize each patient’s journey to recovery is different and requires a special level of care. Our Medical/Surgical Unit at Northside Hospital provides acute and rehabilitative nursing care services to help our patients get back to their daily lives. The Med/Surg unit is characterized by a warm, friendly and caring atmosphere that stresses individual attention for all patients. This approach is reflected in outstanding patient satisfaction survey results. The unit also participates in nursing education by providing internships for students. We also support clinical internships for Patient Care Technicians. If you have the skills to contribute to our team, Northside is eager to talk to you!
Facility Overview
Northside Hospital – Forsyth

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