Registered Nurse - Med Surg - Miners Campus, Day, Evening & Night Shift
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: January 16, 2022
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.The Medical Surgical
Fourth Floor at the Miners Campus is a 28-bed unit specializing in
the care of a diverse population of patients. The department
specializes in caring for dialysis, COPD, and a vast assortment of
other spectrums. Utilizing a patient-centered care approach,
clinical experience and patient safety are our highest priorities.
The Registered Nurse on this unit is responsible for providing high
levels of care and assessment, as well as coordinating team
efforts.The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers nursing care for
patients across their life span, and through the nursing process,
assesses, plans, implements, and documents the effects of care.
Works cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient-team
personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice.
These nursing functions of the RN are carried out according to the
Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, hospital policy, the hospital
Mission Statement, and the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs in depth, systematic assessment of all assigned
- Formulates collaborative and individualized plan of care and
identifies expected patient outcomes, using the nursing
- Implements, evaluates and documents patient care interventions
and effectiveness in accordance with care plan.
- Organizes, coordinates and prioritizes patient care
consistently utilizing available resources.
- Maintains an awareness of unit budget.
- Functions as a professional role model and resource person
providing guidance to co-workers.
- Takes active role in unit-based performance improvement.
- Maintains responsibility for own professional development
through active participation in in-services and/or continuing
- Complies with established chain of command for work related
- Participates in identifying unit needs and supports unit goals
and objectives that contribute to the growth of the Patient
- Maintains departmental records for administrative and
- Collaborates with other caregivers to assure appropriate
staffing levels on all shifts. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 10
hours per day; 8 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes
at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 lbs.
Occasionally lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Transports
patients weighing up to 500 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or
stretcher. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above should
level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through
touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation
and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to
general, near, far, color and peripheral vision. EDUCATION: Current
RN license in the State of Pennsylvania. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
One year medical/surgical experience preferred. - Individualized
orientation program for all areas. - Evidence of successful
completion of BLS. Please complete your application using your full
legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include
-employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your
present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a
current resume, including all work history, education, and/or
certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly
recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of
submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in
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