Description: The Professional Nurse is responsible for the supervision, direction, implementation and evaluation of quality patient care during the assigned work hours.
Management of patient care in the Emergency Room according to the nursing process to include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Actively participates in the promotion of quality patient care.
Leadership abilities are demonstrated in functioning as a professional role model, consumer relations and communications skills, problem solving and decision making and assistance in orienting and training personnel.
Collaborates with other healthcare providers to coordinate the patient’s plan of care.
Assumes responsibility for ensuring continued professional growth.
Participates in the Emergency Room QPI plan.
Serves on Hospital committees and participates in committee evaluation processes as necessary.
Experience: Two (2) years previous experience in Medical-Surgical and/or previous outpatient experience preferred.
Education & Training: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
Licensure, Certification, Registration & Evaluation: Current Pennsylvania license as a registered professional nurse (RN). BCLS certification required. ACLS certification required within 6 months after employment. PALS certification required within 6 months of employment. CEN preferred.
Other Requirements: Required to work flexible shifts and hours in order to accommodate the needs of patients on a daily basis. Employee performs within the prescribed limits of the hospital’s Ethic’s and Compliance program. Is responsible to detect, observe and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, or, upward through the chain of command, Director of Legal Compliance or hospital hotline.
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.
Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.
** 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.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 32,000 employees, including 1,800 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.