RN - 7 Frederick General Med/Surg Unit (Full-Time 0.9/Day Shift combo 8-12 hrs)
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Lancaster General Hospital
3565 7F General Medical
7F General Medical
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**MAGNET DESIGNATED COST CENTER
HOURS: Full-time 0.9 fte day shift combination of 8 and 12 hour shifts. Every third weekend and variable hours. Working hours between 7:00 am and 7:30 pm.
Registered Nurses at Lancaster General Health collaborate with their peers and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide a comprehensive and high quality approach to patient care. We often find ourselves rounding with physicians, sharing assessments and providing recommendations, confident that our observations and suggestions are received with respect and consideration. We have a voice and we are instrumental in our patient care throughout their treatment plan.
We are actively engaged in daily improvement huddles to drive change in clinical practices and improve patient care and outcomes. Through our RN clinical ladder program, we find opportunities to advance our skills, education and leadership; and contribute to our floor’s governing council to encourage shared decision making while having a positive impact on care quality and the patient experience. Members of our nursing team are dedicated and supportive, we create a workplace where RNs can continue to learn, grow and succeed.
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SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for 7 Frederick – Medical/Surgical Unit. The RN assumes responsibility and accountability as defined by the American Nurses Association standards of nursing practice.
7 Frederick is a 20 bed nursing unit with primarily Internal medicine patients. Patients are between the ages of 18 yrs. and older. Many of our patients are admitted with respiratory conditions, (flu, pneumonia, asthma, COPD), kidney conditions (acute renal failure, dialysis, peritoneal dialysis), GI (small bowel obstruction, nausea/vomiting, dehydration, gastroenteritis, Chrohn’s Disease, NG tubes, GI bleed), sepsis (+ blood cultures, urosepsis), diabetes, surgical (appey, choley, I&D of wounds, amputation of digits, hernia repair, bowel surgery, endoscopy/colonoscopy), electrolyte imbalances, and many other different conditions. We are a fast-paced unit with occupancy great than 90% most of the time. Our team recently moved to a brand new nursing unit in the Frederick tower and have many new innovative technologies at our disposal to use with the care of our patients. Hiring Manager style of leadership is: "Servant and I am very supportive of the teams educational endeavors, nursing autonomy, shared governance and participation, certification and clinical ladder."
- 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.
- RN licensure is required, issued by the PA Board of Nursing.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. For Magnet designated RN positions, BSN or higher level nursing degree is required: by 12/31/2020; or by 12/31/2021 based on established parameters for incumbents who started in position prior to 12/31/2017; or within two (2) years of placement in position for incumbents who started in position after 07/01/2020.
- If applicable, New Graduate RNs will be required to successfully complete the Nurse Residency Program.
- CPR Certification required
- 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.
This position requires a Professional License/Certification.
This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.
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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Posted on 02/04/2021