Pulmonary/Thoracic Registered Nurse (RN)

Location: Atlanta, GA
Position:   Registered Nurse (RN) Pulmonary/Thoracic
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Salary:  $23 - $43 per hour
Benefits:  Yes
Relocation Assistance:  Yes
Position Type:  Full-time
Facility Type:   537-Bed, Not-For-Profit Acute Care Hospital
Shift:  Day
Hours:   8:30am-5:00p
Weekends:  No
Call:  No
Position Description
  • Our nursing practice reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment.
  • The RN will be responsible for collaborating with the multidisciplinary team as a direct care provider and clinical expert.
  • Post-operative and high-risk pulmonary patients require close monitoring by nursing.
  • Nurses are also responsible for managing cardiac drips, such as Amiodarone and Cardizem. Heparin and insulin drips are also included. High risk pulmonary patients may require high flow oxygen, such as opti-flow or bi-pap. Thoracic patients will have 1-3 chest tubes that need to be managed appropriately.
EXPERIENCE
  • 3+ years’ experience working as an RN in this service area
  • Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period.
Education
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Licensure Required
  • GA RN License
Certifications Required
  • CPR
 
SERVICE AREA OVERVIEW
  • The Pulmonary and Therapeutic Endoscopy Lab offers diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of lung conditions.
  • We offer a collaborative team of pulmonologists (physicians specializing in pulmonary conditions), pulmonary therapeutic specialists, endoscopy nurses and other related health care specialists, including anesthesiologists, respiratory therapists, and radiologists to develop an individualized plan of care for each patient
WHY CHOOSE TO WORK HERE?
  • Names by Forbes Magazine as a TOP 25 place to work in the US!
  • We balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support work/life balance and continuing education, and offer great pay, benefits, and a pension plan.  We care about you!
 
 
 
 
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