Inpatient RN - Trauma Step Down/Medical Surgical/Remote Telemetry Unit
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Inpatient RN - Trauma Step Down/Medical
Surgical/Remote Telemetry Unit
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Inpatient RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Medical-Surgical/Telemetry Nursing Division
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Job ID: R-19816
Job Summary Are you a RN looking to join our team of Healthcare
Heroes? Through professional growth, quality improvement, and
interdisciplinary collaboration, we 've built an innovative culture
that allows nurses to grow their skillsets, develop their practice,
and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding,
lasting career with impact. Our Geisinger nurses make a difference
in the lives of the people they see every day- our friends,
neighbors, and family members. To join Geisinger as an Inpatient RN
and start leading healthcare change, please apply now!
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.
We 're proud to offer:
o - - - - - - - -Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits
package, including health insurance that starts day 1 of
o - - - - - - - -MyHealth Rewards wellness program provides reduced
healthcare premiums for qualified employees
o - - - - - - - -Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement
o - - - - - - - -Relocation Assistance
o - - - - - - - -Up to $26,000 recruitment incentive
o - - - - - - - -Competitive PTO plan in addition to 6 paid
holidays and 32 hours of personal holiday time
o - - - - - - - -80 hours of paid parental leave
o - - - - - - - -401k contributes 5% of your earnings
o - - - - - - - -The ability to work under a Temporary Practice
Permit until you take NCLEX
o - - - - - - - -A shared governance structure
o - - - - - - - -Professional opportunities for growth and
o - - - - - - - -Support and mentorship from a full range of
dedicated, experienced nursing leaders
Position Details This is a 20 Bed private room medical/surgical
Trauma-step down/Remote telemetry unit. - We care for a diverse
adult population that includes trauma, and/or medical-surgical/
remote telemetry patients. - We are newly renovated with
state-of-the-art equipment and have many resources including
imbedded care management/social workers, and PT/OT. - Additionally,
vascular access team, lift team and transport teams, as well as,
wound ostomy nurses support the functions of our unit. - - Our
current delivery model is primary nursing through the use of RNs,
LPNs, and Nursing Assistants. - Our nurse to patient ratio is
generally 1:4 on day and evening shift, and 1:4/5 on nights.
BP5 welcomes new team members with or without experience. - The
staff and leadership team members are ready and experienced to help
you guide your healthcare professional journey with opportunities
for professional development and growth.
Staff members have opportunity to participate in unit based shared
governance councils/committees which includes a Unit Practice
Council and Scheduling committee. - - Many of our staff members sit
on unit and hospital wide councils. - We encourage staff to be
actively involved in their work environment in keeping with a
Employee engagement and satisfaction scores are excellent. - BP5 is
very proud of the cohesiveness of the interdisciplinary team, which
makes this unit a terrific place to work!
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
Certification(s) and License(s) Licensed Registered Nurse
(Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support
Certification - Default Issuing Body
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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