Inpatient RN - Periop
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Title: Inpatient RN - Periop
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Inpatient RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: GWV Perioperative Team
Date Posted: 09/14/2021
Job ID: R-19061
Job Summary Are you a RN looking to join our team of Healthcare
Heroes? Through professional growth, quality improvement, and
interdisciplinary collaboration, we 've built an innovative culture
that allows nurses to grow their skillsets, develop their practice,
and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding,
lasting career with impact. Our Geisinger nurses make a difference
in the lives of the people they see every day- our friends,
neighbors, and family members. To join Geisinger as an Inpatient RN
and start leading healthcare change, please apply now!
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
Completes patient assessment for risks for falls.
Prepares equipment and supplies for procedures using sterile
Cares for equipment before, during and after procedures or as
needed in department.
Performs intravenous starts and monitors intravenous therapy on
Performs point of care testing such as urine pregnancies or blood
glucose on patients as needed.
Administers medication, IV push medication and conscious
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
Monitors and assists patients with spinal cord stimulators.
Provides appropriate patient education to patients and
Adheres to requirements mandated by regulatory agencies.
Assists with orientation, in-service programs and supervision of
nursing students, new staff members, and dedicated staff
Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
Actively participates in patient safety improvement and management
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
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
Position Details We 're proud to offer:
Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package,
including health insurance
The ability to work under a Temporary Practice Permit until you
A shared governance structure
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated, experienced
This position is eligible for a joining incentive. Apply now and
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Licensed Registered Nurse
(Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support
Certification - Default Issuing Body
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 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, Scranton , Inpatient RN - Periop, Other , Jessup, Pennsylvania
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