Medical Unit Rn , Per Diem

Meadowbrook, PA
Med / Surg, Other, Per Diem
Contract Type
Per Diem
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  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid licensure required
  • Valid registration required
  • Previous experience required

  • Position Summary:

    The Registered Nurse must be able to perform all aspects of the nursing process. 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 patient's clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in 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 accredited School of Nursing

    BSN upon hire - within 6 months

    Registered Nurse licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Specialty Certification Preferred

    IV Skills

    BLS Certified Required

    ACLS Preferred in specialty areas (LDR, ED, ICU, PACU, ACU, CVC – Required within 6 months)

    NRP (NICU, LDR, MIU, Nursery – Required within 6 months)

    PALS (ED, PACU – Required within 6 months)

    Fetal monitor certification preferred for LDR (required within 1 to 2 years based on experience)

    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

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