Georgia Employer PULMONARY/THORACIC REGISTERED NURSE (RN in Atlanta, Georgia

Job id-74122The Pulmonary and Therapeutic Endoscopy Lab at Northside Hospital performs procedures that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of lung conditions.Our team is comprised of pulmonologists (physicians specializing in pulmonary conditions), pulmonary therapeutic specialists, endoscopy nurses as well as other related health care specialists including anesthesiologists, respiratory therapists, and radiologists. Working collaboratively, our team works with patients to develop an individualized plan of care.Do you have the experience to contribute to our innovative team?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.Position DescriptionOur nursing practice reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment. Nurses have a 3:1 patient ratio. Post-operative and high risk pulmonary patients require close monitoring by nursing. Nurses are also responsible for managing cardiac drips, such as Amiodarone and Cardizem. Heparin and insulin drips are also included. High risk pulmonary patients may require high flow oxygen, such as opti-flow or bi-pap. Thoracic patients will have 1-3 chest tubes that need to be managed appropriately. Overall, our nurses are professionals committed to patients/families and all members of the Healthcare team.Position RequirementsRequired: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. (See Knowledge Base, Section D, Professional Attributes.) Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law.For more details see online:URL