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Registered Nurse Trauma Medical Surgical - Scranton, PA #4947512


Company: Geisinger Health System

Date: 05/17/2018

Category: Computer / IT Services

City: Scranton, PA

JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse


LOCATION: Geisinger Community Medical Center


DEPARTMENT: Trauma Medical Surgical


WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings 7am-7pm; Every other weekend/holiday rotation


WORK TYPE: Full Time (.9 FTE.) - 72 Hours Bi-Weekly; 40W Overtime


BARGAINING UNIT


JOB SUMMARY:


In accordance with the standards of care established by the State Board of Nursing, a registered nurse is responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning,


implementation and evaluation. A registered nurse also directs and guides patient teaching and activities of ancillary personnel.


COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:


Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the English language to effectively communicate with predominantly English-speaking population.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:


For Registered Nurses with less than five (5) years work experience as an RN, a BSN degree is required or enrollment in a BSN program within 12 months of hire date with


BSN degree completed within 4 years of hire date is required.


For Registered Nurses with more than 5 years of work experience as an RN in an acute/inpatient capacity, a BSN degree is not required.


For current Geisinger Registered Nurses who transfer into this position, BSN degree is preferred.


Pennsylvania Registered Nurse license in good standing required.


Current BLS healthcare provider.


ACLS within one (1) year of date of hire. PRNs must have ACLS at date of hire. Experience preferred; willing to train new graduates. PRN's must have a minimum of one (1) year of experience.


WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.


GEISINGER-COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (G-CMC), Scranton, Pa., is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services.


ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.


We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .


** 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.


*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.


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