Are you a RN looking to join our team of Healthcare Heroes? Through professional growth, quality improvement, and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows nurses to grow their skillsets, develop their practice, and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact. Our Geisinger nurses make a difference in the lives of the people they see every day- our friends, neighbors, and family members. To join Geisinger as an Inpatient RN and start leading healthcare change, please apply now! Assesses plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates nursing interventions to meet the needs of the patient with disorders of the integumentary system including wounds, pressure ulcers, ostomies, and continence disorders. Promotes adaptive responses of patient and family to achieve the highest level of patient care, promote safety, and maximize patient satisfaction. Provides leadership and guidance in coordinating patient care with staff and involves the multidisciplinary team in the patient's plan of care. Prepares the patient and family for home care following discharge. Consults with patient's physician in planning and with Care Management regarding support at home as indicated. Responsible for ensuring the very best patient and family experience by optimizing all interactions.
Completes assessments as established by scope of practice.
Addresses physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual needs of patient and family throughout the continuum of care.
Functions as the expert clinician in assessing, planning, intervening and evaluating the care of the patient wound, ostomy, continence disorders as well as pressure ulcer treatment and prevention.
Plans patient care to reflect realistic, measurable, and obtainable goals, adapting the approach as required.
Provides direct patient care to patients with disorders of the integumentary system including wounds, ostomies, and continence disorders.
Initiates collaboration with physicians, ancillary personnel, and other interdisciplinary team members and acts to proactively resolve and facilitate patient needs.
Demonstrates leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of processes that result in optimum care and clinical outcomes for patients with altered skin integrity.
Participates in committees and projects as assigned.
Serves as a resource in the development of patient education material.
Assists in evaluating the suitability of the home environment for return of the patient through discussion with patient, family, and members of the care team.
Serves in advisory capacity to hospital committees and workgroups regarding best practice standards on wound, ostomy, and continence care.
Collaborates with leadership and staff to determine wound and ostomy needs for patients and provides consultation and care as assigned.
Demonstrates skill in the use of equipment relevant to the position.
We're proud to offer:
Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance
The ability to work under a Temporary Practice Permit until you take NCLEX
Hiring Incentives based on years of experience and unit
A shared governance structure
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated, experienced nursing leaders
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Bachelor's Degree-Nursing (Required)
Minimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. 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.
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, 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 sequencingprograms, 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.