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Geisinger Health System RN Operating Room - Ambulatory Surgery Center in Pittston, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Provides primary nursing support to the physician and patient to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition. Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the condition and adheres with the treatment plan. The Registered Clinic Nurse, functions in the spirit of teamwork, is accountable for the delivery of care utilizing skills learned in the clinic. Assists other team members on the unit.

Job Duties

  • Acts as clinic lead providing oversight of clinic flow and non-provider staff.

  • Triages patient sick calls to facilitate appropriate treatment plan with providers.

  • Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief complaint, vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for provider, and prepares patient for examinations.

  • Oversees chart checks insuring that all patient completed testing is available for provider visit.

  • Assists providers in procedures as directed by provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis and treatment.

  • Monitor staffing levels to assure appropriate staffing based on clinic needs.

  • Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and completes associated paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximum accuracy and efficiency.

  • Executes and documents ongoing patient communication.

  • Provides instruction to ensure patient's understanding of medical condition and compliance with treatment instructions.

  • Inserts, monitors, regulates and discontinues IVs as required by provider.

  • Administers medications, IV push medications, and topical medications.

  • Routinely inspects and observes condition and operation of diagnostic equipment and instrumentation to ensure proper operation.

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.

Position Details

RN Operating Room: Full Time

  • Monday through Friday. No weekends, Holiday or On-Call.

  • 10 hour shifts

  • Rotating start times between 6:30 am and 9:00 am

This position is to support the new Pittston Ambulatory Surgery Center that is scheduled to open July of 2022.

We’re proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage

  • Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)

  • Employer contribution to your retirement plan

  • Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)

  • Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.

  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement

  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leaders

  • Paid Military Leave

  • Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania

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.

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