Nov 19, 2021

RN, General Surgical Unit

  • Northside Hospital
  • Duluth, GA, USA
General Nursing

Job Description


Manages patient care of an assigned group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the appropriate division. Nurses at Northside are professionals committed to patients/families and all members of the Healthcare team. Our nursing practice reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment.

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.