Georgia Employer MEDICAL SURGICAL RN RESIDENCY PROGRAM in Atlanta, Georgia

JOB ID-77367Position DescriptionThe 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. TPosition RequirementsREQUIRED: 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.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 lawFor more details go to URL.