Registered Nurse Behavioral Health

Location
Geisinger Health System, Camp Hill, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 10, 2019
Closes
Nov 02, 2019
Specialty
Behavioral Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Registered Nurse Behavioral Health(Job Id 54994) | |
Location | Camp Hill:PA | Post Date | 09/06/2019 |
Category | RN | Close Date | |
Employment Type | EMPLOYEE | | |
Description | |
| JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse (Inpatient)

LOCATION: GeisingerHoly Spirit Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health

WORK SCHEDULE: Nights

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

The Registered Nurse assesses plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates nursing activities to meet the needs of the patient. Promotes adaptive responses of patient/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

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality service and patient satisfaction.

Reports directly to manager or designee.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

HEALTHCARE KNOWLEDGE-Knowledge of the operating principles, major issues, governmental regulations, and code of ethics for the healthcare industry; ability to apply this understanding appropriately to healthcare related situations.

GENERAL COMPUTER COMPETENCIES-Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers or workstations.

TEAM PLAYER-Must be able to work and communicate effectively in a team environment.

INDEPENDENT WORK-Demonstrates ability to work independently or with limited supervision.

Demonstrates excellent clinical nursing skills, knowledge, judgment and leadership in a multidisciplinary environment.

Demonstrates the capability of making rapid and clinically accurate decisions based on evidence based practice.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Nursing School Graduate, RN currently licensed, or eligible, in the state of Pennsylvania required.

BLS

ACLS

PALS

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work performed in clinical environment-Universal Precautions

May be required to work multiple shifts and weekends

Work involves walking/standing for extended periods of time

Work involves lifting/maneuvering patients

Involves stooping/bending/kneeling to perform job duties

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

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.

GEISINGER HOLY SPIRIT is a strong and growing healthcare provider serving south-central Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit includes its flagship Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, a 311-bed Joint Commission accredited acute care facility located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit employs more than 2,600 people and has more than 500 physicians and advanced practitioners on its hospital medical staff. Sponsored by the Sisters of Christian Charity, Geisinger Holy Spirit delivers patient-centered care guided by Catholic values and the Ethical and Religious Directives of Healthcare. Geisinger Holy Spirit provides a comprehensive array of both inpatient and outpatient services across the continuum of care, including acute care, home health, emergency medical services, physician practices, and a host of outpatient facilities located throughout south-central Pennsylvania.

ABOUT GEISINGER:

One of the nations most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator advanced medical home; Springboard Health population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisingers MyCode Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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 status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.

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