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! Coordinates and supervises the delivery of patient care for all vascular access needs. Assists in developing, initiating, and supporting improvements, that facilitate the delivery of high quality, safe and cost-effective patient care with attention to CLABSI prevention. Responsible for ensuring that the highest level of care is provided, optimizing all customer interactions, to maximize patient satisfaction.
Work closely with Infection control regarding existing lines to prevent CLABSI
Arrange Weekend/Holiday on call service
Implementation of new Infusion products and coordination of trails and in servicing for same.
Arrange training for all new RN graduates and new hires for IV certification
Arrange GSWB coverage for Line placement and troubleshooting.
Presentations for central line procedures and related care and maintenance (this includes hospital orientation/resident training if needed)
Assess patient need for vascular access and consult with physician regarding best options for patient.
Coordinate PICC lines ordered with outside physician's offices and providing initial patient teaching for homecare.
Consults with Social Services to facilitate timely discharge planning.
Provides direct patient care as needed along with providing direct supervision to assigned personnel, assists with orientation and integration of new employees.
Conducts performance appraisals, monitors absenteeism, orders supplies, scheduling 24 hour staffing, patient and bed triage where appropriate.
Assists with addressing performance problems initiating the disciplinary process as appropriate.
Communicates pertinent information regarding patient care activities and operations to appropriate personnel.
Participates in the formulation of nursing policies and goals as well as policies affecting other departments.
Communicates and interprets policies, procedures and regulations to patients, visitors and staff members, as required.
Communicates significant issues on units to Operations Manager in a timely manner.
Assists Actively support Magnet philosophies such as a healthy work environment, professional growth and patient and family involvement in care decisions.
Provides feedback to staff or managers for professional practice issues, facilitates and promotes evidence-based practices and research activities.
Serves as a resource for unit issues, mentors staff, delegates actions as appropriate and creates an environment of participation.
Ensures that staff meets regulatory requirements.
Assures effective, efficient and cost-effective use of physical, financial and human resources.
Assists with the prevention and resolution of patient and family concerns.
Follows up on incidents occurring on assigned unit.
Assures proper documentation and follow-through.
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.
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
A shared governance structure
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated, experienced nursing leaders
This position is eligible for a joining incentive. Apply now and learn more!
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Nursing (Preferred)
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 1...3 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.