Northside Hospital Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department in Atlanta, Georgia
Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department
Facility:Northside Hospital AtlantaDepartment:678A EMERGENCY SERVICES
Job ID #:68428Education Required:Not Indicated
Job Category:RN-EmergencyExperience Required:Not Indicated
Employment Type:Full - Time
Because of employees like you, we remain one of Georgia's Most Preferred Hospitals in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years. Your continued employment allows Northside Hospital to remain the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We support your continued growth and development by providing you the following opportunity.
Facility Overview: Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted "Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!
Service Area Overview: Northside Hospital offers state-of-the-art Emergency Services at each of its hospitals, providing emergency care to any medical, surgical or obstetrical patient. At each of our three hospitals, a multi-disciplinary team offers high quality, compassionate care. With HealthExpress, patients with less severe injuries (determined at triage) are seen by a registered nurse, physician assistant or nurse practitioner, to expedite care and get them home quicker. More than 137,000 patients are treated annually across our three hospital locations.
Position Description: The Emergency Department RN will be responsible for managing the patient care of a varying group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the Emergency Department. The Emergency Department RN uses critical thinking skills to provide care for patients of varying age and acuity including Trauma, MI, CVA, OB/GYN emergencies and other medical/surgical conditions. Performs triage using Emergency Severity Index (ESI) to determine acuity, and to implement an individual plan of care. Management of patients in the ED includes use of critical care skills including drip management, ventilator management, and other intensive monitoring skills. The ED RN must work in a collaborative fashion with EMS and Physicians to provide quality care in the continuum of patient care. In addition, effective communication skills are essential between the ED and receiving departments and floors to provide optimal patient care.
Position Requirements: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. One year Emergency Department experience required. Three years Emergency Department preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period is required. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). At Forsyth and Cherokee Campus Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are also required. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) is preferred.
Licensure/Certification Requirements: No
Work Hours: Varies
Weekend Requirements: No
On-Call Requirements: No
Why continue to grow with 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!
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..