Robert Packer Hospital
Weekend - 12 hours
The RN must be currently licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and must successfully complete a medication and IV exam, as outline by the hospital, during the orientation period. In addition, the RN must meet individual nursing unit specifications regarding educational requirement during employment. The RN must maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Specialty certification, RN-BC M/S should be achieved as soon as the RN is eligible. Specialty certification/training as required by specific units or specialty includes: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), PALS, and Trauma training within the first year after hire.
7 Main is a 16 bed medical/surgical unit, with all private rooms, where staff members care for patients with complex medical issues, stroke patients and the bariatric patient population. All rooms have the capability of remote telemetry and continuous pulse oximetry monitoring. 8 of the 16 rooms are equipped with ceiling lifts to assist with patient mobility.
We provide safe, patient centered, quality care to those we serve. This is achieved through the processes of bedside report, purposeful hourly rounding and the implementation of interdisciplinary rounds. Our team consists of Registered Nurses, Care Partners, Mobility Specialists and Unit Clerks who are all supported by the Nurse Manager, Asst Clinical Manager and Unit Based Educator. Staff from both floors work together, are active in Unit Based Councils and Shared Governance Councils at the hospital level, giving us a voice in the care we provide and the work that we do.
Provides high quality nursing care for assigned patients in a scientific and humanistic focus. The Robert Packer Hospital Staff Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes a holistic systems approach to protect and promote client wellness and safety in the physiological, psychological, social-cultural, developmental and spiritual domains. Nursing interventions are interdisciplinary, age specific and are directed toward optimal wellness.
Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited nursing program. Nurses hired who have not earned a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, will be required to do so within five (5) years from their date of hire.
One year RN experience within the last five years preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) desired. Experience working in a team environment is essential. Computer skills required and prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends and on-call. Will need to demonstrate ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Must demonstrate leadership skills, skills contributing towards a positive teamwork environment, effective communication, and excellent critical thinking skills.
How To Apply
If you have any questions regarding this position or our apply process, please call our candidate care team at 1-833-89-NURSE.
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