RN, Wound Ostomy Continence

Location
Atlanta, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 09, 2018
Closes
Mar 27, 2018
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Description
Serves as a clinical resource and consultant to the nursing staff in developing and implementing nursing care plans for patients with specific disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems in an acute facility. These include ostomies, fistula tubes dermal wounds and incontinence. Assist in maintaining an established standard of care through staff development, patient education and serving as a role model by providing expert clinical care. Works with neonates, adolescents, adult and geriatric patients.
Position Requirements
REQUIRED: 1.Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. a. Three (3) years’ experience in clinical area with a minimum of one (1) year in area of specialty OR b. Bachelor’s in Nursing with Two (2) years experience in clinical area with a minimum of one (1) year in area of specialty 2. Demonstrated ability to set priorities and make appropriate clinical and supervisory decisions. Must possess good problem solving skills. 3. Successful completion of a management course prior to appointment, or within six (6) months of employment. 4. Demonstrated leadership capabilities. 5. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). 6. Other certifications such as ACLS, PALS, NRP may be required based on department needs. REQUIRED IV Therapy: 1. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. 2. Prior IV Therapy Team experience with demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in IV Therapy techniques and procedures. PICC placement competency as described previously. 3. Demonstrated ability to set priorities and make appropriate clinical and supervisory decisions. Must possess good problem solving skills. 4. Demonstrated leadership capabilities. 5. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). 6. National Certification in Infusion Nursing (CRNI) or Vascular Access (VA-BC) PREFERRED IV Therapy: 1. Previous management/charge nurse experience. 2. Three (3) years of experience in nursing with minimum of one (1) year in area of specialty. 3. B.S. degree in Nursing. 4. National certification in specialty. 5. Previous management/charge nurse experience. 6. Three (3) years of experience in nursing with minimum of one (1) year in area of specialty. 7. B.S. degree in Nursing. PREFERRED Center for Perinatal Medicine: 1. Previous experience in OB Ultrasonagraphy. 2. Previous experience in physician office environment.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 8a-4:30p

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: Yes

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Service Area Overview
Northside Hospital's GI Services performs a full range of GI endoscopy diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, seeing more than 10,500 patients annually across Northside Hospital's four GI Endoscopy Units in Atlanta, Cherokee, Forsyth and Alpharetta. In 2011, Northside received a Certificate of Recognition award for promoting quality in GI endoscopy from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a leading gastrointestinal (GI) medical society. The hospital also has made significant technology advances to its GI program, including the addition of endoscopic ultrasound and Spyglass technology to increase direct visualization of digestive tract, pancreas and other anatomy.
Facility Overview
Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted "Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!

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