Registered Nurse (RN) General Med/Surg Unit (Full-time 36 hrs/wk, Day Shift)

Employer
Lancaster General Health
Location
Lancaster, PA
Posted
Sep 23, 2022
Closes
Oct 03, 2022
Ref
670933642
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Summary Job Description ** Sign On Bonus: Up to $15000.00 and a two year commitment. Eligibility rules apply including 18 months or greater RN experience. ** Hours: Full-time 0.9 FTE (72 hrs/2wks); day shift; hours between 0700-1900 ; E very third weekend, Every Other Holiday 8 North is a 18 bed Medical-Surgical unit. As the Infection Control floor, the 8 North team cares for many complex wounds. Additional patient population includes patients going to or following surgery, many of which are abdominal surgeries. On 8 North we care for a wide age range of patients. This position is located in Lancaster, Pa Registered Nurses at Lancaster General Health collaborate with their peers and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide a comprehensive and high quality approach to patient care. We often find ourselves rounding with physicians, sharing assessments and providing recommendations, confident that our observations and suggestions are received with respect and consideration. We have a voice and we are instrumental in our patient care throughout their treatment plan. We are actively engaged in daily improvement huddles to drive change in clinical practices and improve patient care and outcomes. Through our RN clinical ladder program, we find opportunities to advance our skills, education and leadership; and contribute to our floor's governing council to encourage shared decision making while having a positive impact on care quality and the patient experience. Members of our nursing team are dedicated and supportive, we create a workplace where RNs can continue to learn, grow and succeed. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Incorporates the LGHealth/Penn Medicine mission, vision and values into planning patient care. Functions as an independent and interdependent member of the health care team as defined in unit based Plan for Provision of Care. Performs patient assessments, focusing on physiologic, psychological, and cognitive functions. Evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes and adapts the plan of care based on recognized trends and changes. Collects and manages comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or the situation. Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnosis or issues. Formulates age-appropriate and culturally and ethically sensitive plan of care Implements care in a knowledgeable manner and coordinates patient care across several disciplines and among caregivers. Provides leadership to other members of the team by effectively communicating expected standards of care and encouraging and supporting team members and their contributions. Educates patients about healthy practices and treatment modalities. QUALIFICATIONS: RN licensure is required, issued by the PA Board of Nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred, if ASN, must agree to complete BSN or higher nursing degree within 2 years of RN hire date. American Heart Association CPR/BLS Certification required. If Applicable, New Graduate RNs will be required to complete the Nurse Residency Program. A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, ie not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program #LI-MD1 Benefits At A Glance: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees: 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials Health, Dental and Vision Coverage Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching Child Care Subsidies Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes Disclaimer PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law. Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH , and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means. LGH Full Time Posted on 09/13/2022

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