Women's Surgical RN Residency Program – Starting October 15th, 2017
Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Posted 1 year ago
Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Education Level: BSN Preferred
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Women's Surgical RN Residency Program – Starting October 15th, 2017
Job ID #: 69614
Job Category: RN-Interns/Externs
Employment Type: Full – Time
Education Required: Associates Degree
Location: Atlanta, GA
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Northside Hospital Health Care System is a state-of-the-art setting for patients, and for you.
With three cutting-edge acute care hospitals — in Atlanta, Canton, and Cumming, Georgia — and more
than 150 locations throughout the State of Georgia, we are leading the way in your backyard and across the country.
Consider the numbers:
868-bed, not-for-profit provider
Nearly 2 million patient visits annually
A renowned team that includes more than 2,500 physicians and 15,000 employees
We lead the nation in newborn deliveries, perform the most robotic surgeries, and diagnose and treat the most cancer cases in the state.
Learn more about our expansion, full range of medical services, and our extraordinary career
opportunities at www.northside.com.
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Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia — it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation as one of Georgia’s fastest growing healthcare institutions and our state-of-the-art, award-winning work environment are well-known. But what resonates most
with our people is the way we balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support real work/life balance, and how close they feel to their co-workers.
Our 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service hospital does more than serve our community. We’re a market leader in Women’s Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and Cancer Care.
Proud to have been voted ‘Atlanta’s Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs” by
consumers for more than 16 years. We are pleased to offer our people great pay, benefits, and a pension plan.
We are a state-of-the-art setting for opportunity, top quality health care, and you.
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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.