Lancaster General Health RN - HP Surgery Center (Part-Time 0.5/Day Shift) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Supervisory Organization

HP- Surgery Center

Grade

G14

Summary

**MAGNET DESIGNATED COST CENTER

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. If this is a Magnet designated RN position, BSN will be required by 12/31/19.

Hours: Part-time 0.5 FTE (40hrs/2wks); varying day shift hours with start times b/t 7:00am-8:30am; 8-hr shifts; every 5th weekend on call; 1 winter & 1 summer holiday on call

This position is located at the Suburban Outpatient Pavilion in Lancaster, PA.

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SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for our Surgery Center located at the Suburban Outpatient Pavillion. The RN assumes responsibility and accountability as defined by the American Nurses Association standards of nursing practice. Hours would be part-time, day shift , every 5th weekend and one summer and one winter holiday. There will be occasional on-call required in which a 30 minute response time is required. Cross training will occur at Women & Babies Hospital.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Incorporates the LGHealth/Penn Medicine 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 by 12/31/19.

  • CPR Certification required.

  • New RN graduates and RNs with less than 1 year nursing experience in an acute care setting will be required to complete the “Nurse Residency Program.” All other new RN hires will be reviewed on a case by case basis by the Nurse Residency Oversight Committee, to determine if they would be required to complete the Nurse Residency Program .

  • The Nurse Residency Program must be completed within 1 year of starting the program.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification.

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

Education

Bachelors of Science-Nursing

Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine (LG Health/Penn Medicine), at http://lancastergeneralhealth.org/LGH/ a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at https://www.pennmedicine.org/ is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.

A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, LGH has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties.

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