Registered Nurse

Wellspan Health
York, PA
Feb 15, 2018
Feb 16, 2018
Full Time
RN - York Hospital- Nurse Resource Team- Float- Part Time NightsTracking Code45086Job DescriptionLearn more about WellSpan s new-hire incentives program.General Summary:Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, Advanced Beginners demonstrate marginally acceptable performance because the nurse has had prior experience in actual situations. He/She is efficient and skillful in parts of the practice area, requiring occasional supportive cues. May/may not be within a delayed time period. Knowledge is developing.Duties and Responsibilities:The following are essential job accountabilities: 1 Provides and coordinates direct care in accordance with the principles of patient and family-centered care based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Synthesizes patient data to develop outcome-driven plans. 2 Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care. 3 Appropriately organizes and prioritizes time based on patient condition and expected workload. Identifies changes in patients status and acts accordingly. Knows and can activate resources to achieve outcomes for patients. 4 Seeks mentoring and coaching from the CN II & III. 5 Identifies and communicates individualized patient needs forsafe handoffs during transitions of care. Collaborates with patient/family in care planning with all disciplines. 6 Appropriately and correctly documents the patient response to interventions and progress toward outcomes. Identifies and documents variances. Appropriately utilizes flow sheets, progress notes, and/or electronic medical record for documentation. Is able to identify system and unit-based nursing sensitive indicators; ie falls, pressure ulcers. 7 Identifies own areas of professional growth and development in performance improvement efforts. Recognizes the value of evidence based research as it applies to best practice. 8 Promotes aprofessional practice environment that supports patient safety and quality through interdisciplinary collaboration, Shared Decision Making activities including peer review. Integrate Shared Decision Making by unit committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projectsServes as positive role model. 10 Begins to provide leadership for problem solving and goal formation. Negotiates for a win-win solution. 9 Delegates aspects of care to other nursing personnel in order to meet patient needs. Helps assistive personnel organize and set priorities for work. Monitors completion of tasks that are assigned or delegated to the patient care team. 10 Promotes collaboration and cooperation among physicians, nursing staff, and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Contributes to effective communications among all team members. Begins to display conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maximize team performance.The following are essential expectations: 11 Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s). 12 Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and /"error proof/" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required. 13 Maintains Adheres to established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards. 14 Enhances professional growth and development through advanced/continuing education to maintain up-to-date knowledge, skills, and competencies. 15 Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.The following are nonessential job accountabilities for ADA purposes: 16 Attends meetings as required, and participates on committees as requested. Performs other related duties as identified.Department Description:The Nursing Resource Team is a diverse team which was created to meet the staffing needs throughout WellSpan Health, York Hospital. Successful candidates should be expert clinicians who enjoy autonomy and like to work in different environments daily. Flexibility and self-driven personalities are a plus. Flexible scheduling is available.York Hospital Nursing supports the mission and vision through a centralized department of nursing. We strive to be the best in the eyes of our patients, family, staff, and community by providing safe, evidence based practice leading to exemplary outcomes. Each professional nurse accepts the accountability and responsibility for his/her professional practice by fostering an environment that supports leading change, responding to the healthcare needs of our community and advancing health. Nurses at YH are lifelong learners who value continued professional development and education. They are role models in honesty, responsibility, upholding human dignity, ease of human suffering and equality of all patients. Helping others in need and improving the quality of life for all is the act of behaving in a manner defined by the profession. YH nurses are active participants in decisions about patient care and nursing practice, and commit to upholding professional nursing standards at local, state and national levels.About WellSpan:WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's /"Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities./" IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.The Community:WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you re seeking. The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours. Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you ll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.Required SkillsRN License in PennsylvaniaBLS, ACLSBSN preferredRequired ExperienceMust have at least one year of recent acute care experience with telemetry monitoring experience as a RN for interview considerationJob LocationYork, Pennsylvania, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/RegularScheduleNightsAdditional Scheduling Info20 hrs in a two week period. Every third weekend. 3/6 HolidaysFloat diff of $3.50 applied to base rateAdditional RequirementsN/A

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