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WellSpan Health RN - York Hospital Med Surg - 5 EAST (Medical Surgical Unit) in York, Pennsylvania

RN - York Hospital Med Surg - 5 EAST (Medical Surgical Unit)

Tracking Code

58846

Job Description

York Hospital is opening a new 23 bed med/surg unit to care for our patients within the hospital. We are looking for RN's with a passion for the art of nursing with strong communications skills. This is a great opportunity for an RN seeking to rejoin an inpatient setting having spent some time within a rehab, nursing home or long term care setting.

Currently Seeking RN's to work 7:00am - 7:00pm or 7:00pm to 7:00am

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, provides professional nursing care at the beginner practitioner level in accordance with the principles of patient and family-centered care based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. May require specialized skills depending on unit assignment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Provides and coordinates direct care in accordance with the principles of patient and family-centered care based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Synthesizes patient data to develop outcome-driven plans.2 Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care.3 Appropriately organizes and prioritizes time based on patient condition and expected workload. Identifies changes in patients status and acts accordingly. Knows and can activate resources to achieve outcomes for patients.4 Seeks mentoring and coaching from the CN II & III.5 Identifies and communicates individualized patient needs forsafe handoffs during transitions of care. Collaborates with patient/family in care planning with all disciplines.6 Appropriately and correctly documents the patient response to interventions and progress toward outcomes. Identifies and documents variances. Appropriately utilizes flow sheets, progress notes, and/or electronic medical record for documentation. Is able to identify system and unit-based nursing sensitive indicators; i.e. falls, pressure ulcers.7 Identifies own areas of professional growth and development in performance improvement efforts. Recognizes the value of evidence based research as it applies to best practice.8 Promotes aprofessional practice environment that supports patient safety and quality through interdisciplinary collaboration, Shared Decision Making activities including peer review. Integrate Shared Decision Making by unit committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projects. Serves as positive role model.9 Delegates aspects of care to other nursing personnel in order to meet patient needs. Helps assistive personnel organize and set priorities for work. Monitors completion of tasks that are assigned or delegated to the patient care team.10 Promotes collaboration and cooperation among physicians, nursing staff, and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Contributes to effective communications among all team members. Begins to display conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maximize team performance.

Required Skills

RN license in Pennsylvania

BSN preferred

BLS, ACLS

Required Experience

1 Year of Med/Surg experience

Previous experience in long term care setting preferred

Background in behavioral health preferred but not required

Job Location

York, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Schedule

Days/Evenings/Nights

Additional Scheduling Info

72 hrs in a two week period. Every third weekend. Rotating Holidays. Day/Night rotation

Additional Requirements

N/A

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WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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