Troy Community Hospital
Evenings/Rotate - 8 hr
The RN must be currently licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and must successfully complete a medication and IV exam, as outlined 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 CNOR should be achieved as soon as the RN is eligible. Additional specialty certification/training required includes: TeamSTEPPS training within six (6) months, Certified Nurse, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification preferred, depending on patient population as well as Knowledge of EMR preferred.
Troy Inpatient unit consists of 25 private rooms, where we are dedicated to caring for our community and surrounding area. Each room has been designed with the patient at the center, with a nursing work area, and a family area. Each room has a medicine cabinet and bedside computer for charting. We also have 4 rooms equipped with ceiling lifts, 2 of which have bariatric bathroom facilities. Troy 1 Main has a diverse patient population, with a multitude of health concerns and needs. We care for acute med/surg patients: requiring cardiology consults on telemetry, cardiac drips, CHF, pneumonia, cellulitis, level 4 trauma patients, surgical patients w/ bowel resections, cholecystectomies, etc. In addition, we care for subacute patients – with medically complex needs requiring IV therapy, wound care/ therapy, rehab services (PT/OT/ST), TPN, etc. We have a ventilator weaning program, which has one of the highest success rates in the northeast. Our nurses work alongside of and are supported by Nurse Practitioner, Hospitalist, patient care partners, sitters, unit clerks, and respiratory therapy. There is an active Unit Council on Troy 1 Main responsible for guiding patient and staff satisfaction. Staff take ownership of our unit’s needs, our patients become our family.
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice. Essential functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific onboarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty.
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. 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 skills, and excellent critical thinking skills. Two years perioperative services experience preferred.
How To Apply
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