Northside Hospital RN, Charge Preceptor in Georgia
RN, Charge Preceptor
Facility:Tower Outpatient Surgery Center
Job Category:RN-OR, PACU, Surgery
Employment Type:Full - Time
Department:876A TOWER OP SURG
Education Required:Associates Degree
Experience Required:2 years
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As one of the fastest-growing healthcare institution in the Southeast, Northside Hospital offers unmatched resources for all those we serve – especially our employees. We encourage you to explore and embrace every possibility to grow your career right along with us.
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.
Required: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period. Demonstrated ability to assume Charge Nurse responsibilities and clinical expertise in area. Successful completion of a management course prior to appointment, or within six (6) months of employment. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Two (2) years recent experience in specialty. Completion of the Charge Preceptor course at Northside Radiology Services Two (2) years experience involving the treatment of critical care or surgical patients or experience in radiology nursing. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), PALS Certification preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac arrhythmia interpretation. Preferred: Certification in area of specialty.
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.