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RN CRITICAL CARE(Job Id 44480) Location Jersey Shore:PA Post Date 11/15/2017 Category RN Close Date Employment Type EMPLOYEE Description LOCATION: Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital WORK TYPE: Full Time SCHEDULE: 0.9 FTE (36 hours/week) Night Every other weekend PURPOSE The Professional Nurse is responsible for the supervision, direction, implementation and evaluation of quality patient care during the assigned work hours. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Management of patient care in the CCU or Acute Care Unit according to the nursing process to include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Actively participates in the promotion of quality patient care. Leadership abilities are demonstrated in functioning as a professional role model, consumer relations and communications skills, problem solving and decision making and assistance in orienting and training personnel. Collaborates with other healthcare providers to coordinate the patient\'s plan of care. Assumes responsibility for ensuring continued professional growth. OTHER FUNCTIONS Participates in the Department\'s QPI plan. Serves on Hospital committees and participates in committee evaluation processes as necessary. The above statements and corresponding weight calculations reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the functions of the job and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements. Corresponding weight calculations and job functions may vary according to variables which are considered to be inherent to the job. PATIENT POPULATION AGE CLASSIFICATION Must be completed for all positions responsible for direct patient care Pediatric (28 days - 12 years) Adolescent (12 years- 18 years) Adult (18 years- 65 years) Geriatric (65 years +) JOB QUALIFICATIONS A) Experience Previous Critical Care nursing experience is desirable. Previous Medical Surgical nursing experience is preferred. Membership in professional organization preferred. B) Education & Training Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. C) Licensure, Certification & Registration Current Pennsylvania license as a registered professional nurse (RN) or Pennsylvania temporary practice permit required or has applied for licensure examination. BLS certification required. ACLS certification required within six months of hire. PALS certification required within six months of hire. D) Other Requirements Required to work flexible shifts and hours in order to accommodate the needs of patients on a daily basis. Employee performs within the prescribed limits of the hospital\'s Ethic\'s and Compliance program. Is responsible to detect, observe and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, or, upward through the chain of command, Director of Legal Compliance or hospital hotline RELATIONSHIP A) Reports to Director of Patient Care Services B) Title(s) of positions supervised Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - CCU Nursing Aide- CCU Unit Clerk- CCU EQUIPMENT, MACHINERY, & TOOLS USED Operates IV pumps; suction equipment; small volume nebulizers; telephone; PCA pumps; blood glucose monitor; k-pads; Dynamap BP monitors; surgical instruments; wheelchairs; geriatric chairs; SaO2 monitors; floor scales; electronic thermometer; Tympanic thermometer; sphygmomanometer; stethoscope; computer; VAC device; bed scales; video player; television; monitor defibrillator and orthopedic traction supplies. I. WORKING CONDITIONS A) Uniform/Dress Requirements Professional Nursing attire. Hospital ID badge. B) Chemical, Radiological, Biological Exposure Requires frequent exposure to communicable diseases. Requires frequent handling of chemicals (medications). Requires frequent handling of blood and/or blood products and/or body fluids. Requires handling of needles and other sharp objects Requires occasional exposure to radiation. ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator(R) and ProvenCare(R). As one of the nation\'s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook. ** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.Source:

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