RN, General Surgical/Bariatric Unit

    Northside Hospital
    Atlanta, GA 30301
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    Job Description

    Northside Hospital is award-winning, state-of-the-art and continually growing. Constantly expanding the quality and reach of our care to our patients and communities creates even more opportunity for the best healthcare professionals in Atlanta and beyond. Discover all the possibilities of a career at Northside today.

    Position Description:
    The Registered Professional Nurse at Northside Hospital independently plans and provides professional nursing care to patients in accordance with physician orders and established guidelines, and in accordance with the scope of practice as defined by the Georgia Nurse Practice Act.

    While we see a diverse patient population, our unit's primary focus is on general, bariatric, and colorectal surgeries. General surgery cases can include such procedures as appendectomies, cholecystectomies, thyroidectomies and small bowel resections. Our colorectal surgery population consists of patients with long standing histories of Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's and diverticulitis or new diagnosis of colon cancer who now require surgical intervention. With this population, the nursing team works closely with our Wound and Ostomy team to give these patients the emotional and physical support they need to recover. As a Bariatric Center for Excellence, our team provides a life-changing weight loss surgeries to patients while providing them with education and emotional support to successfully accomplish this goal.

    Position Requirements:
    REQUIRED: 1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations. 2. Minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience as a RN post-orientation or post-residency training. 3. Certified in American Heart Association's Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS). PREFERRED: 1. BSN degree preferred 2. National Certification in Clinical Specialty preferred

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    RP Code: 5DC

    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. .

    Posting ID: 559411914Posted: 2020-07-01