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RN - 6 Frederick Cardiac Telemetry/Heart Failure Unit (Full-Time 0.9/Night Shift)


Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

4025 6F Heart Failure

Supervisory Organization

6F Heart Failure

Grade

G14

Summary

**MAGNET DESIGNATED COST CENTER

  • Hours: Full-time 0.9 FTE (72hrs/2wks); night shift; 7pm-7am; every 3rd weekend; EOH

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SUMMARY:  Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for 6 Frederick – Cardiac Telemetry Medical Surgical Unit. The RN assumes responsibility and accountability as defined by the American Nurses Association standards of nursing practice.

Our unit consists of 20 private and spacious patient rooms located on the 6th floor of the brand new Frederick wing.

Our multi-disciplinary team specializes in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure, working closely with the patient to develop and implement a safe, high quality plan of care.

Our highly skilled nursing staff receive exceptional training in the art and science of nursing and are actively involved in the Magnet model of shared governance and other hospital initiatives.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Incorporates the Penn Medicine LG 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.
  • Educates patients about healthy practices and treatment modalities.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • RN licensure is required, issued by the PA Board of Nursing.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.  If this is a Magnet designated RN position, BSN will be required within 3 yrs of RN hire date.
  • CPR Certification required.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification.

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances

LGH Full Time Posted on 09/07/2019