Medical Surgical Registered Nurse - Ortho

Location
Cumming, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 14, 2018
Closes
Mar 16, 2018
Specialty
Med / Surg, Orthopedics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Description
The Ortho/Neuro RN will be responsible for managing the patient care of an assigned group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the unit. The unit is committed to quality, compassion, service and patient safety. We strive to achieve best possible outcomes for our patients. We are a ‘fast paced’ unit with an emphasis on Orthopedic Post-Surgical patients, as we are Joint Commission Certified in Hips and Knees.
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: Yes

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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 – 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.

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