Inpatient RN - 5A Orthopedic/Post Op/Trauma Unit
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Inpatient RN - 5A Orthopedic/Post Op/Trauma Unit
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Inpatient RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Part time
Department: GLH Orthopaedic Oncology/Medical Surgery Nursing
Date Posted: 11/02/2021
Job ID: R-22015
Job Summary Assesses plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates
nursing activities to meet the needs of the patient. Promotes
adaptive responses of patient and family to achieve the highest
level of patient care, promote safety, and maximize patient
satisfaction. Exhibits compassionate care during patient-nurse
interactions. Coordinates patient care and interaction of staff.
Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in their
assigned nursing unit. Responsible for ensuring the very best
patient and family experience by optimizing all interactions.
Job Duties Completes assessments as established by scope of
practice and unit standards.
Addresses physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual
needs of patient and family throughout the continuum of care.
Formulates, coordinates, and provides plan of care as established
in unit standards including, patient and family education, family
needs and discharge planning throughout hospitalization with
members of the interdisciplinary team.
Provides direct patient care including, treatments, medications,
and diagnostic studies according to policy and procedure.
Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions and revises plan
of care based upon patient response to interventions.
Initiates collaboration with physicians, ancillary personnel, and
other interdisciplinary team members and acts to proactively
resolve and facilitate patient needs.
Problem solves, troubleshoots and takes corrective measures in the
care and handling of equipment.
Participates in unit-based decision-making regarding the
utilization of evidence- based practice.
Actively participates as a team member working toward team goals of
the unit and organization and is accountable for unit and system
Actively participates in patient quality and safety education
programs and other activities designed to improve departmental and
organizational quality and safety.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification -
Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) -
RN_State of Pennsylvania
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
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