Clinical Observation Unit - RN

    Northside Hospital
    Canton, GA 30114
    Full-time
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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 provides accelerated care to patients, receiving patients from the ED and managing patients that are found to need further treatment to determine their need for admission. The COU manages patients for up to 24 hours, after which time a disposition should be made. Care beyond this point may occasionally occur if it is clear that a short term disposition is likely to occur. Patients admitted to the COU include, but are not limited to medical surgical patients with alterations of the following systems; neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine, orthopedic, or immune.

    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 One (1) year of recent full-time experience as a RN post-orientation or post-residency training in an Acute Care Setting. 3. Certified in American Heart Association's Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).

    Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    Yes

    Work Hours:
    7p-7a

    Weekend Requirements:
    Yes

    On-Call Requirements:
    No

    RP Code: 1388

    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: 572590611Posted: 2021-01-20