Women's Surgical RN Residency Program Starting February 19th, 2017
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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONWOMEN\\'S SURGICAL RN RESIDENCY PROGRAM STARTING FEBRUARY 19TH, 2017
Job ID #: 69614
Job Category: RN-Interns/Externs
Employment Type: Full Time
Education Required: Associates Degree
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posted Date: September 13, 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!
SERVICE AREA OVERVIEW
Northside Hospital offers state-of-the-art Women s Centers focusing on women s health and wellness. Designed to care for a woman throughout her life from preconception and childbirth to midlife and beyond the Center specializes in GYN, cancer care and surgical services. Northside has treated more cases of endometriosis by operative laparoscopy and robotics than any other hospital in Georgia and is ranked in the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for GYN robotic surgical procedures. If you have the skills to contribute to our team, Northside is eager to talk to you!
The Women s Surgical Unit is a unique combination of Medical Surgical Nursing, Oncology Nursing and Women s Nursing. The patient population in WSU is primarily post-surgical patients, who have had GYN Surgical Procedures, Mastectomies, and Breast Reconstruction.
The American Nurses Association s Nursing s Social Policy Statement: The Essence of the Profession (ANA, 2010, p. 3) provides the definition of nursing as: Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The scope of practice of the registered nurse and the corresponding standards and competencies are dependent on the nurse s education, experience, role and population served (ANA, Scope of Practice & Standards, 2010, p. 2). The practice of professional nursing at Northside Hospital includes the domains of Professional Nursing Practice and Professional Nursing Performance. Practice components within the Professional Nursing Practice domain include assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation and coordination of care, and evaluation; and those within the Professional Nursing Performance are ethics, education, evidence-based practice and research, quality of practice, communication, leadership, collaboration, professional practice evaluation, resource utilization, and environmental health (ANA, 2010). Additionally, core tenets of nursing practice at Northside also include technology and computer information systems performance. The Staff Registered Professional Nurse I (Staff RN I) is licensed to practice professional nursing in the state of Georgia, in good standing and without limitations; and has less than 12 months of full-time experience as a registered professional nurse. A Staff Registered Professional Nurse I demonstrates the integration of bio-psychosocial concepts, cognitive skills, and technically competent practice in providing care to a patients and families with basic and/or complex needs. The Northside Hospital Staff Registered Professional Nurse manages patient care of an assigned group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the nursing division, including the Nursing Collaborative Care Model. Additionally, the practice of all professional nurses at Northside Hospital reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment. Northside Hospital Staff Registered Nurse positions are based on a sequential progression from a novice nurse to an expert. The job descriptions for Staff Nurse I to VI therefore imply that a nurse who is employed at a specific level possess the knowledge, skills and critical thinking capabilities of all prior (lower) levels. Staff RN I is the entry to practice level for Northside nurses. STAFF RN I: The Staff RN I position is part of the NSH Nursing Excellence Track (NEXT) Program. Level I staff registered professional nurses are competent nurses and practice professional nursing in various clinical areas.
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. Less than 12 months of full-time experience as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN). 4. EXPERIENCE: In addition to the primary duties, the following is required: 1. Less than 12 months of recent registered professional nurse clinical experience.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, strongly 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.