Company: Geisinger Health System
Posted on: October 14, 2020
Location:Community Medical Center (GCMC)Shift:Nights (United
States of America)Scheduled Weekly Hours:36Worker
Type:RegularExemption Status:NoJob Summary:In accordance with the
standards of care established by the State Board of Nursing,
Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing
process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Directs and guides patient teaching and activities of ancillary
Provides direct patient care including, treatments, medications,
and diagnostic studies according to policy and procedure. 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. 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
takes action to proactively resolve and facilitate patient needs.
Makes assignments in collaboration with other team members. Directs
and alters assignments in response to changes in patient
situations. Promotes teamwork by delegating tasks to team members
based on skill, expertise, time availability, acuity, and needs of
the patient. 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. Supports and participates in
initiatives that support the Magnet mission. 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.
Education:Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
Certification(s) and License(s):Basic Life Support Certification -
American Heart Association (AHA), Licensed Registered Nurse
(Pennsylvania) - RN_State of PennsylvaniaSkills:
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our
patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our
- KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be
- EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for
- 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
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
Keywords: Geisinger Health System, Scranton , Inpatient RN, Healthcare , Scranton, Pennsylvania
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