RN - MED SURG 6S/Float - GSWB

Geisinger Health System   •  

Wilkes Barre, PA

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 43 days ago

BARGAINING UNIT

SUMMARY:

The Registered Nurse assesses plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates nursing activities to meet the needs of the patient. Promotes adaptive responses of patient/family to achieve the highest level of patient care, promote safety, and maximize patient satisfaction. Exhibits compassionate care during patient-nurse interactions. Coordinates patient care and interaction of staff. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in their assigned nursing unit.

Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all interactions. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.

Reports directly to the Operations Manager.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

* Demonstrates strong organizational skills and effective communication skills.

* Demonstrates excellent clinical nursing skills, knowledge, judgment and leadership in a multidisciplinary environment.

* Demonstrates ability to work within a team environment as well as independently.

* Demonstrates ability to be confident, personable, self-motivated and function with tact and poise in all situations.

* Demonstrates the capability of making rapid and clinically accurate decisions based on evidence based practice.

* Demonstrates ability to interact professionally on all levels within and outside the organization.

* Demonstrates basic computer skills.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

* Graduation from an approved school of nursing required. RN currently licensed, or eligible, in the state of Pennsylvania required.

* BLS certification preferred and required within 60 days of employment.

* ACLS/PALS may be required within one (1) year of employment (unit specific).

* Duration of on-the-job training to become familiar with job duties varies by individual unit.

For Registered Nurses with less than five (5) years work experience as an RN, a BSN degree is required or enrollment in a BSN program within 12 months of hire date with BSN degree completed within 4 years of hire date is required.

For Registered Nurses with more than 5 years of work experience as an RN in an acute/inpatient capacity, a BSN degree is not required.

For current Geisinger Registered Nurses who transfer into this position, BSN degree is preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

* Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.

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