Registered Nurse- Medical/Surgical Float Pool

Pocono Medical Center Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 11 months ago

Join our Medical-Surgical Float Pool RN team! At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we#re excited to be consistently expanding the nursing department at all levels of care.

LVHN is always seeking experienced#Medical-Surgical#nurses committed to making a difference in the communities we serve. As an LVHN employee, you#ll join a highly experienced and committed staff and work with the latest technological health care innovations. Join our renowned team as we continue to heal, comfort and care for the people of our community by providing advanced and compassionate health care of superior quality and value.

We are honored to be the only hospital in the region designated as a Magnet# hospital. But, what does it really mean to work at a Magnet hospital? The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) gave us this honor # the highest recognition of nursing excellence # after we submitted our application and evidence and after Magnet appraisers spent four days in our hospital, observing and interviewing our staff.

Learn more about what it means to be a Magnet nurse. Our dedicated and passionate colleagues set us apart from other health care organizations, as does the way they are rewarded for their hard work. Our employees enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefit programs.

We invite you to investigate the opportunities at LVHN as we work together for a better future. We provide: Float Pool Differentials Generous paid time off (PTO) Competitive compensation packages Culture of Wellness benefit Annual nursing celebrations Recognition for achievements Professional and leadership development Weekend Program available Flexible scheduling available Get additional information about our nursing programs, benefits and compensation.

We are looking for professionals who share our passion for providing the highest standards of quality care and customer service to our patients. Our staff works in a challenging environment alongside colleagues who share the same commitment to delivering high-quality care. We have a strong educational program and career development program, and we encourage ongoing skill development and growth.

LVHN offers state-of-the-art facilities and a variety of specialty areas for our nurses to pursue. Our acute care inpatient hospital locations include Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)#Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township, LVH#Muhlenberg in Bethlehem, LVH#17th Street in Allentown and LVHN#Tilghman, a dedicated orthopedic campus in west Allentown.If you have a passion for education and continuing to learn new skills, LVHN is a great place to spend your entire career with numerous pathways. Positions such as patient care specialist (PCS) and patient care coordinator (PCC).# HTFRN #LI-MH1

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Travel/ Float Medical Assistant (Macungie Area)

St Luke's University Health Network

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 2/23/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-23T00:00 St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care. The Medical Assistant's primary responsibility is to assist in the delivery of health care management for the practice. This will include actively participating and supporting primary clinical teams. The Medical Assistant behaves in a professional manner, and consistently demonstrates and promotes the values of the organization. The Medical Assistant will work with and receive supervision from the Practice Administrator, physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Actively participates in maintaining and/or improving quality improvement initiatives. * Effectively manages the scheduling of appointments and tracking of referrals. * Opens and closes office as required. * Assists in capturing patient demographic information. * Actively participates in department activities to include: attends departmental meetings; actively participates as a team member in resolution of problems as they are identified; analyzes current procedures, bringing suggestions for improvement to the attention of team members and supervisors for consideration. * Conducts pre-visit planning by reviewing and updating the patient's medical record prior to the appointment with recent test results and correspondence and determines needed services by conferring with physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. * Completes pre-charting of all value based pieces up to 5 days prior to patient's appointment. Send messages to the Care Team, when warranted. * Responsible for prepping patients for their examination and escorting them into the exam room. Preparation includes: height, weight and vital signs; update medication list; update allergies in record; update personal, family and social history; inquire about smoking status; obtains the reason for the visit. * Provides other patient care services as needed/directed: keeps exam rooms clean; maintaining clinical supplies in exam rooms; cleans and autoclaves contaminated instruments ; gives injections or immunizations; within State approved scope of practice; phlebotomy; pulmonary functions/nebulizer; EKG; OB/GYN exams assist as needed. * Responsible to dispose Bio-Hazardous waste and regular waste per practice protocol. * Maintains vaccine temp logs, inventory and ordering of medical supplies (i.e.: vaccines, medications), disposing of expired sample medication, and stocking rooms to set par levels. * As appropriate assists with scheduling outpatient testing, pre-certifying patients for procedures and referral processing, responds to patient communications within practice guidelines, refill medications per practice protocol, provides patients with information relating to their visit (info packets, vaccine advisory sheets, etc). * Communicates and coordinates with providers or Care Coordinators regarding hospital discharge, ED visits, consulting physicians, community resources, disease management, patient self-management, patient and/or family education on chronic conditions, individualized patient care plan, and follow-up contact with patient as indicated to ensure compliance with recommendations, medications, labs or other testing as well as specialist visits. * Reviews in-basket clinical pool messages and complete necessary information in order to clear the message. * Maintains referral work queue and update notes in order to communicate with other departments. * SCHEDULE AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: The travel / float Medical Assistant will accommodate approximately ten-twelve (10-12) St. Luke's Physician Group practices in Macungie and the surrounding areas. Travel is required for this position and compensated at the current Federal Government Mileage Rate. Hours can vary depending on the needs of the practice. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Requires sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours at time). Requires continual use of fingers for patient care, writing and computer entry. Routinely uses upper extremities; occasional requirement to lift up to 25 pounds. Occasionally push cart with supplies up to 30 pounds. Occasionally push wheelchair with patient weighing up to 325 pounds. Regularly requires ability to stoop, bend and reach above shoulder level. Requires ability to hear normal conversation and good general, near and peripheral vision. EDUCATION: Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant program is strongly preferred. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in a similar healthcare setting is preferred; customer service experience is strongly preferred; BLS/CPR: current or within 60 days of hire; through the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Where applicable, a 30/60/90 day on-boarding checklist will be completed during the on-boarding process for new or transferred employees to confirm mastery of skills relevant to the service line. This on-boarding checklist will be acknowledged by practice leadership or a provider when appropriate; records will be retained at the practice location. WORK SCHEDULE: Generally days, evenings, and weekends as assigned. Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!! St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St Luke's University Health Network Allentown PA

Registered Nurse- Medical/Surgical Float Pool

Pocono Medical Center