Registered Nurse - PACU - per diem - Geisinger St. Luke's Hospital

St. Luke's University Health Network - Orwigsburg, PA3.8

Part-timeEstimated: $68,000 - $85,000 a year
Skills
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
Join the nursing team that supports the region’s largest hospital system with over 14,000 employees in two states. The Geisinger/St. Luke’s Hospital will be one of soon-to-be eleven hospitals in the St. Luke’s system. Located in Orwigsburg PA, our newest hospital is slated to open in the Fall of 2019 and will provide availability of quality inpatient health care resources to residents of Schuylkill and Northern Berks Counties. This new campus will be located 9 miles north of Route 78, on Route 61 in Orwigsburg providing EASY access for our patients and visitors.

The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers nursing care for patients across their life span, and through the nursing process, assesses, plans, implements, and documents the effects of care. Works cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient-team personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice. These nursing functions of the RN are carried out according to the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, hospital policy, the hospital Mission Statement, and the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs an in-depth, systematic assessment of all assigned patients. (APU or PACU)
Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
Accurately completes Ambulatory Surgery Assessment documentation (preop, postop, discharge, or other pertinent documentation).
Formulates collaborative plan of care and identifies expected patient outcomes.
Implements, evaluates, and documents patient care interventions and effectiveness in accordance with care plan.
Organizes, coordinates, and prioritizes patient care consistently utilizing available resources.
Takes an active role in unit-based process improvement.
Participates in identifying unit needs and supports unit goals and objectives.
Demonstrates flexibility in accepting direction and alteration of assignments in response to changes designated by the Manager or designee and/or changes in unit situations.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 10 hours per day; 8 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 lbs. Occasionally lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Transports patients weighing up to 500 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above should level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color and peripheral vision.

EDUCATION:
Current RN license in the State of Pennsylvania.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
One year medical/surgical experience preferred. Individualized orientation program for all areas. Evidence of successful completion of BLS. ACLS encouraged.

WORK SCHEDULE: V arying hours based on the needs of the department. On-call work is applicable to this job duty and will be determined based on the needs of the department.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.