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Inpatient RN - Pre-Op/Post-Op

Company: Geisinger
Location: Unityville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Inpatient RN - Pre-Op/Post-Op
Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Inpatient RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Rotation
Work Type: Full time
Department: GBH Emergency Medicine Nursing Division
Date Posted: 05/16/2022
Job ID: R-32116
Job Summary Are 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. Provides care to patients undergoing surgery by assisting with patient preparation and by circulating for various surgical procedures. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned nursing unit. Serves as a part of the team and therefore, accountable for demonstrated behaviors and skills that support the success of the team.
Job Duties

  • Coordinates room schedule and arrival of the patient in the Surgical Suite.
  • Communicates with family representatives to allay concerns.
  • Actively participates in surgical timeout.
  • Directs and coordinates nursing activities within assigned operating room.
  • Supervises and assists operative teams in aseptic technique.
  • Follows surgical procedures to anticipate needs of surgeon.
  • Observes, interprets, documents and reports signs indicative of changes in patient's condition when patient receives local anesthesia.
  • Supervises ancillary personnel.
  • Maintains compliance with safety and preventative maintenance activities for all medicine and technical advanced equipment to minimize failures and unsafe conditions.
  • Cleans, sterilizes (when appropriate), and prepares instruments, as needed, according to established protocols to ensure required levels of asepsis and availability.
  • Provide for accurate care and handling of specimens and cultures.
  • Assures proper handling of contaminated material.
  • Counts sponges, needles and instruments, per policy.
  • Assists in the cleaning and preparation of the OR between procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships to promote efficient operations.
  • Assists with orientation, in-service programs, and supervising students.
  • Actively participates in the development and maintenance of an effective quality improvement program.
  • Safeguards patient from dangers and hazards.
  • Operates sterilizers as necessary.
  • Maintains compliance with the system policies and procedures, all nursing standards of care and practice, to include all regulatory agency requirements.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 Details We re proud to offer:
    • $35.25/hr minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals
    • Up to $7 shift differentials for evening, nights and weekend shifts
    • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
    • 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
    • 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 Kara Fox at
      Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
      Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA)
      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 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 - Pre-Op/Post-Op, Healthcare , Unityville, Pennsylvania

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