Robert Packer Hospital
Nights - 12 hours
Basic Life Support
CPR / AED Certification
5 Main Oncology is a 20-bed medical/surgical Oncology and Palliative care unit that provides for a wide variety of acute oncological illnesses as well as post-operative surgical care for the oncology population. The unit specializes in oncologic emergencies, colorectal surgeries, post-mastectomy, and hematological issues. 5 Main is an isolation-free unit to protect our immunocompromised patients from infections. All beds have the capability of telemetry and continuous oximetry.
Oncology has highly skilled staff with a high certification rate among our nurses. All certifications are paid for by Guthrie. Our care partners are specially trained to care for active chemotherapy patients and are knowledgeable in specimen collection related to oncologic care. All bedside staff are provided with ELNEC Palliative Care training to take care of this special population.
5 Main has a full leadership triad to provide staff with managerial and educational support. Staff do not need prior experience in Oncology to apply. Our team takes pride in mentoring new staff and fosters an environment of teamwork and collaboration.
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 four (4) years from their date of hire.
The staff nurse must be a graduate nurse eligible to take the state board examination or a registered nurse currently licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, and must successfully complete an IV medication challenge examination as outlined by the hospital within the orientation period. In addition, the staff registered nurse must meet individual nursing unit specifications regarding educational requirements during employment. Must maintain CPR certification and practice. ACLS is Unit dependent. nursing unit specifications regarding educational requirements during employment.
Employment Value Proposition
A nursing career with Guthrie means being part of a focused organization that provides each team member an opportunity to advance and grow. We have invested in resources to empower our employees to succeed and use their passion and talent to provide excellence.
You take care of our patients. We take care of you.
“We are more than a team, we’re family. And we’re committed to hold each other to the highest professional standard so our patients get the best care every time they choose Guthrie.” – Jennifer Hepinger, RN
A nursing career with Guthrie. It’s in your hands.
Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from a 12-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Cortland, N.Y., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 290 physicians and 175 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.
How To Apply
Guthrie is an equal opportunity employer. To apply for a position at Guthrie please visit www.guthrie.org/careers