Medical Unit RN ( PRN )

Location
Meadowbrook, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12/6/2017
Closes
12/8/2017
Specialty
Med / Surg, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Per Diem
 
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  • High School diploma or GED

  • Valid licensure required

  • Valid registration required

  • Previous experience required

  • SUMMARY OF JOB:

    The Registered Nurse must be able to perform all aspects of the nursing process under the Professional Nursing Law. Responsibilities include facilitation, communication, assessment, intervention, education, planning and providing comprehensive nursing care for patients, families and significant others. Provides direct and indirect patient care and supervises others providing this care. Communicates with multidisciplinary team members as appropriate about changes in a condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate direction or supervision. Acts as a patient/customer advocate and an HRHS representative meeting the patient/family needs throughout the hospital experience. As a professional, the RN assists in the development of new staff nurses and the future development of the nursing profession.

    RECRUITMENT REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
    Registered Nurse licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    BSN upon hire - within 6 months of start date
    Specialty certification preferred
    IV skills
    BLS certification required
    ACLS in specialty areas (L&D, ED, ICU, PACU, ACU, CVC – required within 6 months)
    NRP (NICU, LDR, MIU, Nursery – required within 6 months
    PALS (ED, PACU 0 required within 6 months)
    Fetal monitor certification preferred for LDR (required within 1 to 2 years based on experience)
    8 hours annual stroke education and NIH certification for 2 South RNs
    4 hours annual stroke education for ED and ICCU RNs
    Stroke education per unit protocol annually
    Must be available for alternate shift work
    Must meet satisfactory completion of orientation and competency validation within probationary period

    LICENSE AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

    Registered Nurse licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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