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Geisinger RN - Registered Nurse Per Diem - Advanced Acute Care Cardiovascular in Danville, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Geisinger is proud to offer a per diem Inpatient RN market leading pay rates and up to $7 shift differential for evening, night, and weekend shifts! Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Katy Baralt, Nurse Recruiter, at ksbaralt@geisinger.edu.

Job Duties

Benefits of working at Geisinger:

  • 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions

  • Free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care; Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more

  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health

  • Shared governance structure that empowers our nurses

  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement

  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders

  • Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups

  • Employee referral incentive program

  • Geisinger values and prioritizes the safety and security of our staff by investing in a Strongline Alert Notification system worn by our staff, robust camera surveillance system, metal detectors at certain locations and security guards/K9 program on campus.

Job Description

Job Description

The Registered Nurse assesses plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates nursing activities to meet the needs of the patient. Promotes adaptive responses of patient and family to achieve the highest level of patient care, promote safety, and maximize patient satisfaction. Exhibits compassionate care during patient-nurse interactions. Coordinates patient care and interaction of staff. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in their assigned nursing unit. Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all interactions.

  • Completes assessments as established by scope of practice and unit standards.

  • Addresses physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual needs of patient and family throughout the continuum of care.

  • Formulates, coordinates, and provides plan of care as established in unit standards including, patient and family education, family needs and discharge planning throughout hospitalization with members of the interdisciplinary team.

  • Provides direct patient care including, treatments, medications, and diagnostic studies according to policy and procedure.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions and revises plan of care based upon patient response to interventions.

  • Initiates collaboration with physicians, ancillary personnel, and other interdisciplinary team members and acts to proactively resolve and facilitate patient needs.

  • Problem solves, troubleshoots and takes corrective measures in the care and handling of equipment.

  • Participates in unit-based decision-making regarding the utilization of evidence- based practice.

  • Actively participates as a team member working toward team goals of the unit and organization and is accountable for unit and system specific metrics.

  • Actively participates in patient quality and safety education programs and other activities designed to improve departmental and organizational quality and safety.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Schedule Details: Rotation

*Per diem Inpatient RNs are expected to work a minimum of 24 hours in a four week schedule.

Unit Details:

Advanced Acute Care Cardiovascular (HFAM8) is a 30 bed, private room, Cardiology, Vascular, Thoracic and Med-Surgical with a cardiac diagnosis unit. We take patients needing conscious sedation for bedside cardioversions/Chest Tube insertion, Bi-pap, Hi-flow and Ultra-filtration for Heart Failure patients. Some of the cardiac drips we take are Milrinone, Amiodarone, Dopamine, Cardizem and Dobutamine. Currently, we do not take titratable drips. Also caring for patients post cardiac catheterization/cardiac procedure and patients with heart failure requiring inpatient interventions. Multidisciplinary approach to patient care. This includes, but not limited to, nursing, physicians, respiratory, physical/occupational therapy, and care management all working as a team to provide the best patient care.

Looking for candidates who are critical thinkers who work well in a fast paced environment. Someone who would be able to make quick decisions, identify patient needs, and remain calm during stressful or emergent situations. Someone who would work well as a team member but also be able to function independently. Committed to educating patients on chronic conditions to ensure they have what they need to be successful in their own health once discharged.

Geisinger Medical Center is proud to receive ANCC Magnet Recognition®, the highest and most prestigious distinction a health care organization can receive for nursing practice and quality patient care.


Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)


Certification(s) and License(s)

Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania

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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and 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. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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.