Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Department (ED, ER)
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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 1/29/2017
JOB DESCRIPTIONREGISTERED NURSE (RN) EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT (ED, ER)
Job ID #: 68600
Job Category: RN-Emergency
Employment Type: Full Time
Education Required: Associates Degree
Location: Canton, GA
Posted Date: August 26, 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!
With strong ties to the communities we serve, at Northside Hospital-Cherokee we are proud of our commitment to provide quality, personalized, competitive healthcare services. We are an 84-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital specializing in Surgery, Emergency, Maternity and Outpatient Services. We are currently undergoing state-of-the-art renovations and expansions, including a replacement hospital scheduled to open in 2015. Come join our innovative team and make a difference in our community!
SERVICE AREA OVERVIEW
Northside Hospital offers state-of-the-art Emergency Services at each of its hospitals, providing emergency care to any medical, surgical or obstetrical patient. At each of our three hospitals, a multi-disciplinary team offers high quality, compassionate care. With HealthExpress, patients with less severe injuries (determined at triage) are seen by a registered nurse, physician assistant or nurse practitioner, to expedite care and get them home quicker. More than 137,000 patients are treated annually across our three hospital locations.
The Emergency Department RN will be responsible for managing the patient care of a varying group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the Emergency Department. The Emergency Department RN uses critical thinking skills to provide care for patients of varying age and acuity including Trauma, MI, CVA, OB/GYN emergencies and other medical/surgical conditions. Performs triage using Emergency Severity Index (ESI) to determine acuity, and to implement an individual plan of care. Management of patients in the ED includes use of critical care skills including drip management, ventilator management, and other intensive monitoring skills. The ED RN must work in a collaborative fashion with EMS and Physicians to provide quality care in the continuum of patient care. In addition, effective communication skills are essential between the ED and receiving departments and floors to provide optimal patient care.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. One year Emergency Department experience required. Three years Emergency Department preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period is required. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). At Forsyth and Cherokee Campus Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are also required. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) is preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Yes
WORK HOURS: 7p-7a
WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: Yes
ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No
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.