Lancaster General Health Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - (Full Time/Night Shift) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
A 32-bed mixed medical surgical ICU. We care for critically ill patients including those who may be on a ventilator and many life-sustaining medications. The patient population includes the open-heart surgery patient and critically ill COVID patients. The team cares for ECMO, CRRT, and other critical needs of our patient population.
LOCATION : Lancaster, PA
HOURS : Full time (40 Hours per Week), Night Shift (hours between 3:00pm-7:00am), every other weekend, varying holiday rotation
*SIGN ON BONUS UP TO $15,000 (external applicants only, two year commitment, 18 months or greater RN experience)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
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 modalities.
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.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
RN Licensure is required, issued by the PA Board of Nursing or a Temporary Practice Permit until an RN license is obtained.
Individuals with Temporary Practice Permits must sit for their NCLEX within 60 days of starting in their RN role.
A graduate registered nurse may only practice professional nursing under supervision and if the graduate registered nurseholds a current temporary practice permit. Supervision means that a licensed registered nurse is physically present in the areaor unit where the graduate registered nurse is practicing.
All Clinical Nurse 1 RN’s will be required to successfully complete the Nurse Residency Program.
CPR Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support, formerly Healthcare Provider (AHA Heart Saver AMA CPR/BLS certification required within 30 days of hire.
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.
Benefits At A Glance:
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:
100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
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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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (a partnership with Kindred Healthcare). We are an Accredited Trauma Center-Level I through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with 805 Licensed beds. Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region.
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