Robert Packer Hospital
Days/Rotate - 12 hr
Basic Life Support
CPR / AED Certification
Registered Nurse - PA
Joint Camp: 7NW is a 20-bed medical/surgical ortho unit on the 7th floor at Robert Packer Hospital. The unit consists of 16 private rooms and 2 semiprivate rooms, showers and restrooms in every room. All rooms are capable of telemetry monitoring. Joint Camp provides an environment of health and healing aimed at improving the health of the population we serve through use of evidence-based care practices. Registered Nurses coordinate a collaborative team approach that enables creation of relationships and provision of services to support positive outcomes of a complex orthopedic population. We provide safe, quality patient centered care to adult orthopedic/neurosurgical/medical and telemetry patients who are acutely ill or injured and in varying stages of recuperation from surgery, therapeutic or surgical intervention. Most of the adult orthopedic procedures include, but are not limited to, total joint replacements of the hip and knee, and procedures of the ankle, shoulder and hand. The cornerstone of our nursing practice is based on Dorothea Orem’s theory of self-care and a culture of safety and accountability. The unit utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to patient and family care. Clinical treatment regimens appropriate to the patient populations are provided as well as social services, case management and patient and family education. Joint Camp provides direct patient care to adult patients ranging in age from eighteen (18) years to end of life.
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.
*Registered Nurse in State of Practice. Start of BSN program within 1 year of hire and completed within 4 years of hire required. BSN in Nursing preferred.
*Any previously agreed upon effective date for obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing between individuals and facilities will remain in effect.
*Any collective bargaining contract with specific time frames for obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing will supersede the above point and will remain in effect.
The Registered Nurse must be a graduate nurse eligible to take the state board examination or a registered nurse currently licensed in the state of employment and must complete an IV challenge examination as outlined by the hospital within the orientation period. In addition, the Registered Nurse must meet the 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.
Minimum one year RN experience.
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
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