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RN - Registered Nurse - Medical ICU

Company: Geisinger
Location: Danville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: RN - Registered Nurse - Medical ICU
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Inpatient RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Rotation
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC MSICU Division
Date Posted: 05/24/2022
Job ID: R-31702
Job SummaryGeisinger is proud to offer an Inpatient RN up to $21,500 hiring incentive for eligible candidates! $36 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals and up to $7 shift differentials for evening, night, and weekend shifts!
Job DutiesBenefits of working at Geisinger:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
  • Relocation assistance for eligible candidates
  • Grow your career with up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
  • Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability, and Long-term disability
  • Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
  • PTO plan that allows you to earn more time fast
  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentives
  • Family-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.
  • The ability to work under a Temporary Practice Permit until you take NCLEX
  • Shared governance structure that empowers our nurses
  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
  • Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee referral incentive programJoin the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Katy Baralt, Nurse Recruiter, at DescriptionAssesses 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 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 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.
      Position DetailsSchedule Details: Full time, Day/Night rotation, .9 FTE (36 hours/week), no call, every other weekend, every other holiday.(Opportunity to transition to Day/Evening rotation by seniority.)Offer self-scheduling to allow for flexible schedule.Unit DescriptionMedical Intensive Care Unit is a 24 bed critical care unit with primary focus being advanced acute care patient population. Vast variety of critical illnesses and treatments. Multidisciplinary care team. Closed service with providers on site. Collaborative nurse/team environment. Unit is operationalized in shared governance, giving autonomy to charge nurses and unit staff to make decisions that directly impact professional practice and day-to-day operations. Staff are supported by the Operations Manager, two Team Coordinators, and two Clinical Nurse Educators.Seeking candidates who wish to make an impact with patients, families, and peers, and have a strong internal motivated to succeed in their professional development. We are looking for candidates who can critically think to make quick decisions, while remaining calm during stressful situations; someone who is detail-oriented, but able to see the bigger picture. Integrity and the ability to self-report mistakes or errors without fear of being reprimanded a must. Candidates should never be afraid to ask questions and want to understand the "why".Great environment to develop skills needed to care for individuals complex, high acuity illness. The medical ICU aggregation encompasses a vast variety of patients with a variety of critical illnesses. This environment helps to prepare individuals develop skills needed to prepare for an advanced practice nursing degree (NP and CRNA).Career Growth opportunities include charge nurse, precepting, shared governance councils, metric champions, unit committees, career enhancement program, unit practice council, evidence based practice projects and more!Geisinger Medical Center is proud to receive ANCC Magnet Recognition -, the highest and most prestigious distinction a health care organization can receive for nursing practice and quality patient care.
      EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
      Certification(s) and License(s)Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA)
      Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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 know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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