Northside Hospital RN, Acute Care/Pulmonary in Cumming, Georgia

RN, Acute Care/Pulmonary

  • Facility:Northside Hospital Forsyth

  • Job ID:81591

  • Job Category:RN-Acute Care

  • Employment Type:Full - Time

  • Shift:

  • Department:648F MED/SURG 3RD FLOOR

  • Education Required:Associates Degree

  • Experience Required:1 - 3 Years

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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:

Northside Hospital – ForsythDiscover what’s possible.See what’s inside.Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation for the latest technology, the highest quality care and service, and expertise in Spinal Surgery, Cancer Care, Emergency Services, and Women's Services is well-known. But what resonates most with our people are opportunities for growth, howsupportive co-workers are, and the way great pay, benefits, and a pension plan make them feel valued.Our 155-bed, not-for-profit community hospital does more than serve our neighbors. We stresscontinuing education. A true patient-focus, and offer a work/life balance that allows you to give your best to our family, and yours.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-Forsyth today.

Service Area Overview:

Extraordinary med/surg servicesThe Medical/Surgical Unit at Northside Hospital provides acute and rehabilitative nursing care services that help our patients get back to their daily lives.Recognizing that each patient’s journey to recovery is different and requires a special level of care, our unit is characterized by a warm, friendly and caring atmosphere that stresses personal attention. Thisapproach unifies our team, connects our efforts, and has resulted in outstanding patient satisfaction survey results.The Med/Surg unit participates in nursing education by providing internships for students and in patient care development by supporting clinical internships for Patient Care Technicians.Are you ready to work alongside the best?Then see the difference an extraordinary setting can make.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 med/surg careers with Northside Hospital, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 25Places to Work in the US, contact us today.

Position Description:

Manages patient care of an assigned group of patients within a new Acute Care, Pulmonary Unit in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the appropriate division. Nurses at Northside are professionals committed to patients, families and all members of the Healthcare team. Our nursing practice reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment.

You will primarily be working with Pulmonary and Respiratory conditions like COPD, Pneumonia, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Pulmonary Embolism and Chronic Pain Patients. Their length of stay is longer, 4 – 6 days, and patients are complex. You will develop strong critical thinking and assessment skills on this unit.

Position Requirements:

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED 1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 2. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification for specific specialty area(s); Examples: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification, Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) certification, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification, etc. See specific unit for requirement. 3. 12 months of full-time experience as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) but less than 24 months of post-internship experience for nurses being promoted from a Staff RN I position. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED FOR SERVICES EXPERIENCE: In addition to the primary duties, the following is required: 1. 12 months of full-time experience as a registered professional nurse but less than 24 months of post-internship experience for nurses being promoted from a Staff RN I position.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

Yes

Work Hours:

7p-7a

Weekend Requirements:

Yes

On-Call Requirements:

Yes

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!

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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.