Inpatient RN - Medical Observation Unit
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Inpatient RN - Medical Observation Unit
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Inpatient RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Medical-Surgical Nursing Division
Date Posted: 08/12/2021
Job ID: R-17736
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.
- Completes assessments as established by scope of practice and
- Addresses physical, psychological, social, cultural, and
spiritual needs of patient and family throughout the continuum of
- 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
- 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 specific metrics.
- 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.This is a full time, Day/Evening
Position Details We--re proud to offer: o Competitive salaries and
a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that
starts day 1 of employmento MyHealth Rewards wellness program
provides reduced healthcare premiums for qualified employees o Up
to $5,000 in tuition reimbursemento 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 timeo 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
NCLEXo A shared governance structureo Professional opportunities
for growth and advancemento Support and mentorship from a full
range of dedicated, experien35ced nursing leaders GP2 is a 24 bed
Medical Observation Unit designed to provide high-quality,
personalized care to patients who require evaluation and treatment
for a period between 12 to 48 hours.This is a very dynamic unit
which treats conditions such as; syncope, acute kidney injury,
abdominal pain, generalized weakness, chest pain, UTI--s, TIA and
COPD. The nursing staff on the MOU (Medical Observation Unit) work
closely with the Physician staff, Care Management and other
departments to closely coordinate the care needs of the patients.
Patients whose conditions improve are typically discharged to home.
This can occur at any point in time during a 24-hour period.
Patients whose condition fails to improve or worsen will be
admitted to an inpatient unit for further care. Our nurse to
patient ratio is 4:1 on days/evening and 5:1 on nights. GP2 support
staff and resources include unit based: Nursing Assistants and a
Unit Desk Clerk on each shift. We also have a Care Manager and a
Social worker throughout the day.
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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