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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016

Northside Hospital Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree



Job ID #: 68854
Job Category: RN-OR, PACU, Surgery
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Education Required: Associates Degree
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posted Date: August 11, 2016 Back to Search Results

Imagine a place where you can improve lives every day this place is Northside Hospital. Join our team of medical professionals who offer a lifetime of care. As Georgia s Most Preferred Hospital in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years, we are the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We currently seek dynamic, skilled people to join our team of talented, award-winning staff. If you are a qualified, committed professional and are ready to work in a compassionate and innovative team environment, Northside is the place for you. Start your journey with us today!

Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women s Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted Atlanta s Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!

Specializing in Robotic, General, Bariatric, Neuro, Orthopedic, Breast, Plastic, and Gynecologic Surgery, Northside Hospital performs more than 40,500 cases annually, which is more than any other hospital in Georgia. We offer our patients innovative technology, including: daVinci robotic surgical system, O-arm Intraoperative Imaging, HD technology, Ci System computer-assisted orthopedic surgery system, artificial spinal disc, and stealth-guided image navigation. New advances in surgical technology allow Northside to stay at the forefront of medicine and devote more time to providing the best patient care possible. Many of the surgeons on staff at Northside are pioneers in laparoscopic surgery and are nationally recognized for their expertise in this area and many other minimally invasive techniques. If this is the professional environment you desire, Northside is eager to talk to you!

Do you enjoy leading, teaching, and motivating others* Are you a critical and creative thinker who has a passion for improving both patient and employee satisfaction* Do you want to be part of an organization considered to be an innovator and market leader for surgical services* If these questions describe you, we have just the position for you! We are seeking an experienced Charge Preceptor RN to join our Perioperative team. As a Charge RN, some of your essential job functions include: Functioning as a liaison between middle management, staff, physicians, patients and families, ancillary staff and other departments; Ensuring staff members have appropriate training and qualifications for the patient assignment and matching the staff s competencies with the needs of the patient; Recognizing and solving complex issues in the unit and with patients As a Preceptor RN, some of your essential job functions include: Coaching, training, and mentoring new staff and new graduates; Creating individualized learning methods by assessing the learning needs of each student and collaborating with him/her to determine goals and learning outcomes; Creating an environment conducive to learning and determining appropriate patient care assignments for students The approximate amount of overall participation in direct patient care activities is 80% and Charge Preceptor duties are 20%. The range of roles between Charge and Preceptor may vary dependent upon patient acuity and volume issues.

Must Have Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Demonstrated ability to incorporate leadership and communication skills with conflict resolution, time management, delegation, mentorship, education, and role modeling; Demonstrated ability to maintain composure in high stress situations, and act quickly in response to critical situations; Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and information clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience; Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to the Perioperative Unit Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing Experience: Two (2) years recent Perioperative experience Certificate/License: Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), ACLS and PALS


WORK HOURS: 5:30a-2p



Why choose 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 to join Northside s team!

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.