Job Title: Inpatient RN - Regional OB Float
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Inpatient RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Work Type: Full time
Department: GWV Women's & Children's Nursing Division
Date Posted: 08/05/2021
Job ID: R-17461
Job Summary Are you an RN looking to join our team of Healthcare Heroes? Through professional growth, quality improvement, and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows nurses to grow their skillsets, develop their practice, and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact. Our Geisinger nurses make a difference in the lives of the people they see every day- our friends, neighbors, and family members. To join Geisinger as an Inpatient RN and start leading healthcare change, please apply now!
Provides care to patients undergoing surgery by assisting with patient preparation and by circulating for various surgical procedures. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned nursing unit. Serves as a part of the team and therefore, accountable for demonstrated behaviors and skills that support the success of the team.
Job Duties Coordinates room schedule and arrival of the patient in the Surgical Suite. Communicates with family representatives to allay concerns. Actively participates in surgical timeout. Directs and coordinates nursing activities within assigned operating room. Supervises and assists operative teams in aseptic technique. Follows surgical procedures to anticipate needs of surgeon. Observes, interprets, documents and reports signs indicative of changes in patient's condition when patient receives local anesthesia. Supervises ancillary personnel. Maintains compliance with safety and preventative maintenance activities for all medicine and technical advanced equipment to minimize failures and unsafe conditions. Cleans, sterilizes (when appropriate), and prepares instruments, as needed, according to established protocols to ensure required levels of asepsis and availability. Provide for accurate care and handling of specimens and cultures. Assures proper handling of contaminated material. Counts sponges, needles and instruments, per policy. Assists in the cleaning and preparation of the OR between procedures. Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships to promote efficient operations. Assists with orientation, in-service programs, and supervising students. Actively participates in the development and maintenance of an effective quality improvement program. Safeguards patient from dangers and hazards. Operates sterilizers as necessary. Maintains compliance with the system policies and procedures, all nursing standards of care and practice, to include all regulatory agency requirements.
We're proud to offer:
Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance The ability to work under a Temporary Practice Permit until you take NCLEX Tuition assistance A shared governance structure Professional opportunities for growth and advancement Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated, experienced nursing leaders
This position is eligible for a joining incentive. Apply now and learn more!
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.
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Nursing (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
Our Purpose & Values 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.