The Registered Nurse assesses plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates nursing activities to meet the needs of patients. Provides clinical support to patients including, but not limited to pre and post catheterization, electrophysiology procedure, transesophageal echocardiogram, cardiology observation, Surgical Overnight Recovery Unit (SORU), hospital transfers, and antiarrhythmic medication administration. Promotes maximum adaptive responses of patient/family to achieve maximum outcomes. Exhibits compassionate caring during patient-nurse interactions. Coordinates patient care and interaction of staff. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specified age range of their assigned nursing unit.
Responsible for ensuring the very best patient and family experience by optimizing all interactions. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to Geisinger and unit specific Service Standards.
Works under the supervision of the Team Leader, RN, Invasive Labs, Operations Manager, Invasive Labs, and the Medical Director. Reports directly to the Team Leader, RN, Invasive Labs.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates good organizational skills and effective communication skills.
Demonstrates excellent clinical nursing skills, knowledge, judgment and leadership in an independent environment.
Demonstrates ability to work independently as well as in team environment.
Demonstrates ability to be confident, personable, self-motivated and function with tact and poise in stressful situations.
Demonstrates capability of making rapid and clinically accurate decisions based on best practice and evidence based practice.
Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality.
Demonstrates ability to interact professionally on all levels within and outside the organization.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. BSN preferred.
Registered Nurse licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania required.
Minimum two years experience in acute care/telemetry required. Cardiac monitoring experience required. Critical Care experience preferred.
BLS/ACLS Certification (and maintenance of certification) required.
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 HOLY SPIRIT is a strong and growing healthcare provider serving south-central Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit includes its flagship Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, a 311-bed Joint Commission accredited acute care facility located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit employs more than 2,600 people and has more than 500 physicians and advanced practitioners on its hospital medical staff. Sponsored by the Sisters of Christian Charity, Geisinger Holy Spirit delivers patient-centered care guided by Catholic values and the Ethical and Religious Directives of Healthcare. Geisinger Holy Spirit provides a comprehensive array of both inpatient and outpatient services across the continuum of care, including acute care, home health, emergency medical services, physician practices, and a host of outpatient facilities located throughout south-central Pennsylvania.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** 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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.