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RN - Registered Nurse Part Time - Emergency Department (ED)

Company: Geisinger Health
Location: Danville
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Geisinger Medical Center (GMC)

Rotation (United States of America)

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Job Summary:
Geisinger is proud to offer a part time Inpatient RN a $37 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals and up to $7 shift differentials for evening, night, and weekend shifts!

Job Duties:

Benefits of working at Geisinger:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
  • Grow your career with up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
  • Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability, and Long-term disability
  • Competitive 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
  • PTO plan that allows you to earn more time fast
  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentives
  • Family-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.
  • 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
  • Geisinger values and prioritizes the safety and security of our staff by investing in a Strongline Alert Notification system worn by our staff, robust camera surveillance system, metal detectors at certain locations and security guards/K9 program on campus.

    Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Katy Baralt, Nurse Recruiter, at ksbaralt@geisinger.edu.

    Job Description

    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.
    • Completes assessments as established by scope of practice and unit standards.
    • Addresses physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual needs of patient and family throughout the continuum of care.
    • Formulates, coordinates, and provides plan of care as established in unit standards including, patient and family education, family needs and discharge planning throughout hospitalization with members of the interdisciplinary team.
    • Provides direct patient care including, treatments, medications, and diagnostic studies according to policy and procedure.
    • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions and revises plan of care based upon patient response to interventions.
    • Initiates collaboration with physicians, ancillary personnel, and other interdisciplinary team members and acts to proactively resolve and facilitate patient needs.
    • Problem solves, troubleshoots and takes corrective measures in the care and handling of equipment.
    • Participates in unit-based decision-making regarding the utilization of evidence- based practice.
    • Actively participates as a team member working toward team goals of the unit and organization and is accountable for unit and system specific metrics.
    • Actively participates in patient quality and safety education programs and other activities designed to improve departmental and organizational quality and safety.

      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 job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

      Position Details:

      Schedule Details:

      0.5 FTE (20 hours per week), rotation shift. Every other weekend and every other holiday.

      Offer self-scheduling to allow for flexible schedule.

      Unit Description:

      Join our amazing Emergency Department at Geisinger Medical Center! This hospital is a level 1 Adult Trauma Center, Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, and first comprehensive heart attack center in the nation. The care of many of our patients starts in our Emergency Department- 44 bed total: 3 Trauma Bays, 9 in a Pediatric zone just outside the ED proper, and 2 Rapid Evaluation Rooms; 42 of the 44 beds have monitors.

      The Emergency Department has a team nursing concept and works with many different service lines in the health care system. Geisinger Medical Center has a fast paced, high acuity Emergency Department that is constantly changing to improve the care that we provide to our patients. We are looking for applicants that work well in a team environment, have a positive attitude, and can adjust quickly to changes in plan.

      Geisinger Medical Center is proud to receive ANCC Magnet Recognition -, the highest and most prestigious distinction a health care organization can receive for nursing practice and quality patient care.

      Graduate 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

      Clinical Skills, Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Organizing, Preceptor Skills, Teamwork

      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, 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 Health, Harrisburg , RN - Registered Nurse Part Time - Emergency Department (ED), Healthcare , Danville, Pennsylvania

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