DEPARTMENT: Obstetrics Acute/Float to Pediatrics and NICU
WORK SCHEDULE: Evenings/Nights 7pm-7:30am; Every other weekend/holiday rotation; on call required
WORK TYPE: Full Time (.9 FTE) - 72 Hours Bi-Weekly; 40W Overtime
Assesses patient needs and plans, organizes, performs and evaluates nursing activities
to meet those needs. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range of their assigned nursing unit.
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient
satisfaction in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrates a high regard for confidentiality.
Demonstrates the capability of making rapid and clinically accurate decisions based on evidence based practice.
Demonstrates flexibility, tact and the ability to perform both independently and as a team member.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
For Registered Nurses with less than five (5) years work experience as an RN, a BSN degree is required or enrollment in a BSN program within 12 months of hire date with
BSN degree completed within 4 years of hire date is required. For Registered Nurses with more than 5 years of work experience as an RN in an acute/inpatient capacity, a BSN degree is not required.
For current Geisinger Registered Nurses who transfer into this position, BSN degree is preferred.
Pennsylvania Registered Nurse license in good standing required.
BLS certification required.
NRP within 3 months of hire.
STABLE within 6 months of hire.
Internal Number: 66145
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.