Oct 01, 2020

RN, General Surgical Unit

  • Northside Hospital
  • Northside, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Job Description

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.


Our 31-bed unit provides progressive & appropriate post-operative care to the surgical patient in order to avoid post-operative complications and to

reduce the hospital lengths of stay. Special equipment used in the department include Pulse Oximeter, Dinamap, IV pumps, PCA pumps, specialty

beds, plexi pulses, feeding pumps, ARJO lifting equipment. The patient population on the unit include 23-hour observations, short stay surgeries,

general surgery, total joint replacement, fractures and minor trauma patients. RN’s administer medications accurately according to policy. Completes

admission and shift patient assessments. Plans and carries out patient care. Assists physicians with examinations and special procedures.