Jan 14, 2021

RN - Pulmonary Acute Care

  • 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.

The patient population includes pulmonary patients, i.e., pneumonia, COPD, asthma exacerbation and stable behavioral health patients as well as other general medicine suffering from several comorbidities. This unit is the designated floor for the DSC Pneumonia Certification through The Joint Commission. The average length of stay is 3 to 5 days, and patients require complex discharge planning.