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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Geisinger
Location: Factoryville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Inpatient RN - Vascular Access - Up to $26K Hiring Incentive!
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Inpatient RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Evenings
Work Type: Full time
Department: Nursing Operations Team
Date Posted: 08/17/2022
Job ID: R-36565
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. The Vascular Access nurse assesses patients for appropriate vascular access intervention working in conjunction with the rest of the care team members to meet the needs of the patient. Promotes and delivers safe, quality care and maximizes patient satisfaction. Exhibits compassionate care during patient-nurse interactions. Coordinates patient care for discharge needs and communicates with staff regarding same. Meets the qualifications to provide vascular access care as a member of a reliable, competent Vascular Access Team. Responsible for ensuring the best patient and family experience by optimizing all interactions.
Job DutiesProvides direct patient care for infusion needs and will be responsible for the following tasks: -

  • PICC and midline insertion using ultrasound guidance. -
  • Central line dressing changes -
  • Collaborate with Infection Control Team regarding existing lines to prevent CLABSI - -
  • Removal of central lines - -
  • Safe and competent peripheral IV access hospital wide (ultrasound guided if needed) -
  • IVAD (mediport) access -
  • Blood draws via central lines including outpatients -
  • Troubleshooting for line issues to ensure no delay of patient care -
  • Administration of TPA for catheter clearance -
  • Patient education regarding line care and maintenance -
  • Staff credentialing for IV placement -
  • GSWB coverage for line placement and troubleshootingPreferred Qualifications: PICC insertion certification preferred, - -Vascular Access certification preferred (CRNI and/or VA-BC), - Critical Care Experienced preferredWork 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: 1pm-1130pm (Monday-Thursday); occasional weekend/holiday call rotation;Travel less than 25%, possibility of travel to Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.We'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 $5,000 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 program -Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Lyndsey Brandau lmbrandau@geisinger.edu - -
      EducationGraduate 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
      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 , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Factoryville, Pennsylvania

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