RN Women's Inpatient and Couplet Care full time 32 hrs, evening shift
Company: Lancaster General Health
Posted on: May 14, 2022
At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart
and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the
community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A
role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your
Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role,
committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal
best.We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire
country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades
Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet -
recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses'
Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the
Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community
service.PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a
comprehensive benefits package:We believe that the best care for
our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our
employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay
healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program
so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to
living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make
medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.Join
us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job
and encourages you to:Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your
Commitment. Live Your Legacy.Summary1500-2300 EOW, EOH WIP and CC
Job Description HOURS: (Full-time, 32 hrs/wk, 1500-2300, every
other weekend and holidayRegistered 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 duties:
- 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
services.SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered
secondary to the primary duties listed above:
- Participates in the on-call responsibilities for this position
- Manages rapidly changing situations following established
protocols, coordinating and accessing appropriate health team
members and resources, and documenting events.
- Participates in process improvement activities with an emphasis
on increasing continuity in the nurse to patient relationship,
minimizing rework and redundancies; constantly seeks ways to
improve processes, increase efficiency, finds solutions to current
situations or develops new methods and procedures.
- Completes mandatory education and training that includes review
of age-specific needs, caring behaviors, and interpersonal skills
as defined by unit based Plan for Provision of Care.
- Maintains a safe working environment through compliance with
established evidence-based practice policies and procedures and
timely reporting of safety variances.
- Projects pride in their work as exhibited in day-to-day
interactions with staff, coworkers, patients and all those they
come in contact with.
- Seeks experiences and formal and independent learning
activities to maintain and develop clinical and professional skills
- Provides supervision, including guidance, counseling and
mentoring, to targeted peers and subordinates to enhance the
learning experiences and improve the professional practice
environment within the designated work setting.
- Participates in the employee performance process related to
peers and subordinate team members; address employee problems,
complaints, disputes or requests as the first level of supervision;
evaluates their performance post hire.
- Other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:
- 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#LI-MD1Benefits of
Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health: PENN MEDICINE
LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTHcombines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with
great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local
community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and
recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley
provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and
mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or
Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York,
Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away.
Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and
dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place
to Live, Work and Play.DisclaimerPENN 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.Search Firm Representatives please
read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not
seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search
firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice,
all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN
MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or
directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General
Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in
place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN
MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH , and no fee will be paid in the
event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL
HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means. WBH Full
Time Posted on 10/25/2021
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