RN, Charge Preceptor - Outpatient

Atlanta, GA
Jun 28, 2020
Jul 28, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
  • As a Charge Nurse, coordinates daily activities and distribution of work in area during scheduled shift; as a Preceptor Nurse, acts as a professional educator and resource for new employees, demonstrating clinical expertise and competence.
  • The approximate amount of overall participation in direct patient care activities is 80% and Charge Preceptor duties is 20%.
  • The range of roles between Charge and Preceptor may vary dependent upon patient acuity and volume issues. Works with a unit specific patient population.
  • Care and/or services will be provided to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
  • This position is required to set priorities based on the situation at hand, and is a combination of direct patient care, management (charge), and education (preceptor) roles with responsibility for a unit during an eight (8) to twelve (12) hour shift.

Position Requirements
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period.
  • Demonstrated ability to assume Charge Nurse responsibilities and clinical expertise in area.
  • Successful completion of a management course prior to appointment, or within six (6) months of employment.
  • Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Two (2) years recent experience in specialty.
  • Completion of the Charge Preceptor course at Northside
  • Operating Room: Prior Operating Room experience or completion of a course in Operating Room Nursing.
  • Peri-Operative Unit: Prior Pre-Operative, Post-Operative, ICU experience, or completion of a course in Peri-Anesthesia Nursing. Current ACLS certification required.

  • National certification in specialty area.
  • Member of professional organization (i.e. ASORN, AORN, ASPAN)

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7:30a-6p

Weekend Requirements: No

On-Call Requirements: No

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