RN Women's Inpatient Unit/Couplet Care (20 hrs./wk. Evening Shift)/sign-on bonus up to $15,000
Company: Lancaster General Health
Posted on: June 24, 2022
This 12-bed unit cares for women post-uro-gynecologic and
gynecologic surgeries. In addition to the surgical population, the
team also cares for female medical-surgical patients. Most patients
are a 24 hour stay.
A 48-bed unit that cares for mom and baby post-delivery. We strive
to keep mom and baby together as much as possible, as a couplet. We
work closely with our patients to educate them on how to care for
their new baby once they go home, focusing on fall prevention,
breastfeeding, and infection prevention
0.5 evenings shift, EOW, EOH, WIP/CC
1+ year experience required.
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 Care.
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 as
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 and
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.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
RN licensure is required, issued by the PA Board of Nursing.
During the COVID Pandemic, new graduates will be permitted to start
employment with a Temporary Practice Permit issued by the PA Board
New hires who start their employment with a temporary practice
permit must sit for their NCLEX within 60 days of starting in their
If and when testing centers are re-opened, we will revert back to
our prior policy of no longer accepting nurses with temporary
A graduate registered nurse may only practice professional nursing
under supervision and if the graduate registered nurse holds a
current temporary practice permit. Supervision means that a
licensed registered nurse is physically present in the area or unit
where the graduate registered nurse is practicing.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or higher level nursing degree
CPR Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life
Support, formerly Healthcare Provider (AHA Heart Saver courses for
CPR are not accepted).
Any new to practice nurse starting in their first professional
nursing role and/or have less than six months of professional
nursing experience will be enrolled into the Nurse Residency
Program. These nurses are placed into a cohort based on their
corresponding month of employment, and all nurses must hold a valid
Pennsylvania RN license at the start of employment.
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.
As outlined in unit based Plan for Provision of Care.
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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WBH Part Time Posted on 06/15/2022
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