Northside Hospital Clinical Observation Unit - RN Charge Preceptor in Canton, Georgia

Clinical Observation Unit - RN Charge Preceptor

Facility:Northside Hospital CherokeeDepartment:1026C CLIN OBSERVATN UNIT

Job ID #:76724Education Required:Associates Degree

Job Category:RN-Other SpecialtiesExperience Required:2 years

Employment Type:Full - Time

Shift:Night

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Because of employees like you, we remain one of Georgia's Most Preferred Hospitals in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years. Your continued employment allows Northside Hospital to remain the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We support your continued growth and development by providing you the following opportunity.

Facility Overview:

Discover what’s possible.See what’s inside. Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital-Cherokee in Canton, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Here, you’ll find growth and support in one of our system’s newest facilities.

Our 84-bed, not-for-profit, full service community hospital is expanding. We are excited about our new 105-bed replacement hospital. As we’ve made more room for growth in Surgery, Emergency, Maternity, and Outpatient Services --- while continuing to provide the personalized, high quality care for which we are known --- our people have found a place to call home on our new 50-acre campus.

Along with our strong ties to the community, what resonates most with our team is our focus on continual learning and work/life balance. How encouraging co-workers are. And the importance of 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-Cherokee today.

Service Area Overview: We are committed to the health and wellness of our community. As such, we dedicate ourselves to being a center of excellence in providing high-quality health care. We are a leader in providing evidence-based treatment options and using the latest technology. In order to continue providing our patients and their families superior care, we are seeking qualified individuals to join our team. Join other Northside staff in wide-ranging roles that help make us the top-rated hospital for patient services.

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: REQUIRED: 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. PREFERRED: Certification in area of specialty.

Licensure/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7p-7a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

Why continue to grow with Northside? Northside supports our employees’ professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today!

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..