RN, Well Baby Nursery, Anchor

Location
Atlanta, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Closes
Jul 08, 2018
Specialty
OB / GYN, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Description
The Registered Professional Nurse at Northside Hospital independently plans and provides professional nursing care to patients in accordance with physician orders and established guidelines, and in accordance with the scope of practice as defined by the Georgia Nurse Practice Act. The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing: Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice, 3rd Edition (2015), provides a definition of nursing as: “Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.” Furthermore, 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 and Standards of Practice, 2015, p 2.). The practice of Professional Nursing at Northside Hospital utilizes ANA’s Scope and Standards of Professional Practice and Professional Performance, incorporates two additional components of clinical practice, and classifies all elements into five domains: 1. Clinical Knowledge and Practice * Assessment, Diagnosis, Outcomes Identification, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation; Clinical Information Systems (Documentation); Patient Care Technology. 2. Professional Practice * Communication, Culturally Congruent Practice, Ethics, Professional Practice Evaluation and Resource Utilization 3. Leadership * Collaboration, Community Involvement, Environmental Health and Leadership 4. Professional Development * Education of Self and Others, Expansion of Knowledge, Advancement of Practice, Contribution to the Professional/Clinical Specialty 5. Evidence-Based Practice, Quality and Research * Evidence-based Practice, Nursing Research, Quality of Practice, Patient Satisfaction Scores, External Reporting/Benchmarks The Staff Registered Professional Nurse III (Staff RN III) is licensed to practice professional nursing in the state of Georgia, in good standing and without limitations; has a minimum of two years (2) years full-time experience as a registered professional nurse, and has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, an Associate Degree (AD) or a Diploma in Nursing. The Northside Hospital Staff RN III manages care of an assigned group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the nursing division, to include the Northside Nursing Collaborative Care Model. 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 RN I to Staff RN VI therefore imply that a nurse who is employed at a specific level possesses the knowledge, skills, competencies and critical thinking abilities of all prior (lower) levels. As an example, the job description for Staff RN III includes all provisions of Staff RN I and II in addition to the specific requirements of the Staff RN III position.
Position Requirements
REQUIRED: 1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations. 2. Minimum of 2 years’ full-time experience as a RN post-orientation or post-residency training in Level I, II or III nursery; newborn; NICU and/or Mother/Baby units. 3. Certified in Neonatal Resuscitation 4. Newborn admission assessment experience 5. Proof of annual continuing education credits and/or hours in newborn care; minimum of 16 hours/credits within the past 2 years. 6. Certified in American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS). 7. Please refer to the specific clinical unit for additional education, competencies and/or certifications required as a condition of employment. PREFERRED: 1. BSN degree in Nursing preferred 2. National Certification in Clinical Specialty preferred 3. Other preferred RN attributes are unit specific. Please refer to the specific clinical unit.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

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Service Area Overview
Extraordinary care for women

At Northside Hospital, we believe that women are amazing. And different.
And in most ways, amazingly different when it comes to health care.

A woman’s wellness is determined by more than an annual physical. Her many parts can be complicated. All those parts deserve attention, expertise and understanding.

That’s where Northside Hospital’s state-of-the-art Women’s Centers come in.

Designed to care for a woman throughout her life --- from puberty and adulthood through childbirth, midlife, and beyond --- our Centers specialize in GYN, cancer care, and surgical services.

The Women’s Center on our Atlanta campus was the first, most comprehensive center focusing on women’s health and wellness in the southeast. Today, Northside is ranked in the top 5% of U.S. hospitals for GYN robotic surgical procedures. We’ve treated more cases of endometriosis by operative laparoscopy and robotics than any other hospital in Georgia. We handle every stage of a woman’s reproductive years – from preconception and pregnancy to labor, delivery, and postpartum. We are
proud to offer a variety of innovative services in our Breast Care Center and Breast Surgery Center.

Are you a healthcare professional who wants to work among the best and brightest in women’s wellness?
Then find your extraordinary side with us today!

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 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

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

Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation as one of Georgia’s fastest growing healthcare institutions and our state-of-the-art, award-winning work environment are well-known. But what resonates most
with our people is the way we balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support real work/life balance, and how close they feel to their co-workers.

Our 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service hospital does more than serve our community. We’re a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and Cancer Care.
Proud to have been voted “Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" by
consumers for more than 16 years. We are pleased to offer our people 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 today.

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