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.
REQUIRED: 1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as an RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations. 2. Less than one year of experience as a registered professional nurse. 3. Certified in American Heart Association's Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS). 4. Other REQUIRED cardiopulmonary resuscitation certifications (ACLS, NRP, PALS, etc.) are unit specific. 5. Please refer to the specific clinical unit for additional education, competencies and/or certification required as a condition of employment. 6. Other Select Unit/Role specific REQUIREMENTS: UNIT REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT Bone Marrow Transplant * Obtains ACLS certification within one year of employment Critical Care * Obtains ACLS certification within one year of employment Emergency Department * Maintains certification in ACLS Gastro-Intestinal Lab * Maintains certification in ACLS -for registered nurses performing moderate sedation. Neurosciences * Maintains ACLS certification for Neurovascular Intermediate patient care required * Completion of Critical Care and Basic Arrhythmia course preferred Special Care Nurseries * Certified as Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) Surgical Services Operating Room * Prior Operating Room experience or completion of a course in Operating Room nursing preferred. PACU * Prior PACU or ICU experience or completion of a course in Post-Anesthesia Care nursing preferred All AREAS * ACLS preferred PREFERRED: 1. BSN degree preferred 2. Other preferred RN attributes are unit specific. Please refer to the specific clinical unit.
License/Certification Requirements: No
Work Hours: Varies
Weekend Requirements: Yes
On-Call Requirements: No
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Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.