RN, Operating Room Charge Preceptor - Inpatient

Canton Georgia
Feb 28, 2021
Mar 06, 2021
Education, OR / PACU
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
  • 1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • 2. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period.
  • 3. Demonstrated ability to assume Charge Nurse responsibilities and clinical expertise in area.
  • 4. Successful completion of a management course prior to appointment, or within six (6) months of employment.
  • 5. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • 6. Two (2) years recent experience in specialty.
  • 7. Completion of the Charge Preceptor course at Northside Radiology Services
  • 8. Two (2) years experience involving the treatment of critical care or surgical patients or experience in radiology nursing.
  • 9. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), PALS Certification preferred.
  • 10. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac arrhythmia interpretation.
  • 1. Certification in area of specialty.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 6:30a-7p

Weekend Requirements: No

On-Call Requirements: No