Registered Nurse (RN) 5N GI/Urology Med/Surg Unit (Full-Time/Night Shift)
Company: Lancaster General Health
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Location: Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA
Hours: Full-Time (72 hrs/2 wks); 3p-3a, 11pm-7am and/or 7pm-7am;
every 3rd weekend (12-hr shifts); every other holiday
5 North: This 18-bed medical-surgical telemetry unit primarily
cares for urology and gastroenterology patients. The unit's
patients are typical healthy people who have received a diagnosis
that requires surgery for kidney stones, prostate issues, and
planned and emergency abdominal surgeries.
Experienced BSN RN Sign-On Bonus for External Applicants!
Registered Nurses at Lancaster General Health collaborate with
their peers and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to
provide a comprehensive and high quality approach to patient care.
We often find ourselves rounding with physicians, sharing
assessments and providing recommendations, confident that our
observations and suggestions are received with respect and
consideration. We have a voice and we are instrumental in our
patient care throughout their treatment plan.
We are actively engaged in daily improvement huddles to drive
change in clinical practices and improve patient care and outcomes.
Through our RN clinical ladder program, we find opportunities to
advance our skills, education and leadership; and contribute to our
floor's governing council to encourage shared decision making while
having a positive impact on care quality and the patient
experience. Members of our nursing team are dedicated and
supportive, we create a workplace where RNs can continue to learn,
grow and succeed.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability
(with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following
- Incorporates the Lancaster General Health mission, vision and
values into planning patient care.
- Functions as an independent and interdependent member of the
health care team as defined in unit based Plan for Provision of
- Performs patient assessments, focusing on physiologic,
psychological, and cognitive functions. Evaluates progress toward
attainment of outcomes and adapts the plan of care based on
recognized trends and changes. Collects and manages comprehensive
data pertinent to the patient's health or the situation.
- Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnosis or
issues. Formulates age-appropriate and culturally and ethically
sensitive plan of care
- Implements care in a knowledgeable manner and coordinates
patient care across several disciplines and among caregivers.
- Provides leadership to other members of the team by effectively
communicating expected standards of care and encouraging and
supporting team members and their contributions.
- Demonstrates an understanding of and a commitment to our values
of privacy, quality, respect, service and teamwork.
- Assigns, delegates, and supervises other employees and
intervenes as appropriate to assure that the plan of care is
carried out, continuity of care is provided and that established
outcomes are achieved through availability and appropriated
utilization of human, material and financial resources.
- Educates patients about healthy practices and treatment
- Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of
nursing practices. Utilizes technology where appropriate.
- Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and
impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing
- RN licensure is required, issued by the PA Board of
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred, if ASN, must
agree to complete BSN or higher nursing degree within 2 years of RN
- American Heart Association CPR/BLS Certification required.
- If Applicable, New Graduate RNs will be required to complete
the Nurse Residency Program.
- A health care provider in good standing with Medicare,
Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs,
i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any
other federal or state health insurance program
Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills,
efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements
essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job
evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The
percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and
should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform all
other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at
the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend,
modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole. Incumbent must
be able to perform all job functions safely.
Benefits At A Glance:
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following
benefits to employees:
- 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health
- Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
- Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
- Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
- Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
- Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
- Child Care Subsidies
- Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity
Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings
will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race,
color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any
other classification protected by law.
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LGH Full Time Posted on 04/19/2022
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