Wilkes Barre, PA
5 - 7 years
Posted 49 days ago
The Registered Nurse assesses, plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates nursing activities to meet the needs of the patient. Promotes maximum adaptive responses
of patient/family to achieve maximum outcomes. Exhibits compassionate caring during patient-nurse interactions. Coordinates patient care and interaction of staff. Meets the qualifications
to provide care for patients in the specified age range of their assigned nursing unit.
Reports directly to the Operations Manager.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
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:
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.
BLS certification preferred and required within 60 days of employment.
ACLS/PALS may be required within 1 year of employment (unit specific).
Duration of on-the-job training to become familiar with job duties varies by individual
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.