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Inpatient RN- Perioperative- Up to $26K Hiring Incentive!

Company: Geisinger
Location: Nescopeck
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Inpatient RN- Perioperative- Up to $26K Hiring Incentive!
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Inpatient RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: GWV Perioperative Team
Date Posted: 12/28/2021
Job ID: R-25279
Job SummaryAre you a RN looking to join our Geisinger Nursing Institute? Through professional growth, quality improvement and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows our nurses to grow their skillset, develop their practice and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact.



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 preparation of the patient according to defined procedure.
  • Completes patient assessment for risks for falls.
  • Prepares equipment and supplies for procedures using sterile technique.
  • Cares for equipment before, during and after procedures or as needed in department.
  • Performs intravenous starts and monitors intravenous therapy on designated patients.
  • Performs point of care testing such as urine pregnancies or blood glucose on patients as needed.
  • Administers medication, IV push medication and conscious sedation.
  • Provides post-procedure care.
  • Observes, interprets, reports and records signs indicative of changes in the patient's condition.
  • Records appropriate information to monitor patients' needs prior to procedure.
  • Monitors and assists patients with spinal cord stimulators.
  • Provides appropriate patient education to patients and caregivers.
  • Adheres to requirements mandated by regulatory agencies.
  • Assists with orientation, in-service programs and supervision of nursing students, new staff members, and dedicated staff members.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
  • Actively participates in patient safety improvement and management program.
  • Assumes responsibility for identifying processes or systems that could potentially lead to errors and adverse events.
  • Promptly reports serious events and incidents in accordance with established hospital policy and procedure.
  • Assumes charge nurse role on assigned, rotating basis.
  • Assigns staff to specific patient areas as needed, based on patient acuity.
    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.
    Position DetailsHours include: 6a-6p/6a-2pWe're proud to offer:
    • $35.00 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals
    • Up to $7 shift differentials for evening, nights and weekend shifts
    • Up to $26,000 hiring incentive for eligible candidates
    • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
    • Relocation assistance for eligible candidates
    • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health and reduce health plan premiums for qualified individuals
    • Up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
    • Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time per year
    • Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
    • Paid parental leave and military leave
    • Fertility and adoption support
    • 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 Tiffany Nino tnino@geisinger.edu
      EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
      ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Nursing (Required)
      Certification(s) and License(s)Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
      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.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Inpatient RN- Perioperative- Up to $26K Hiring Incentive!, Healthcare , Nescopeck, Pennsylvania

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