Experienced Inpatient RN - Henry Cancer Center - Oncology Unit (Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center) -Up to $26k Hiring Incentive!
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-29407
Are you a RN looking to join our Geisinger Nursing Institute? Through professional growth, quality improvement and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows our nurses to grow their skillset, develop their practice and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact. We are recruiting for caring and compassionate RNs to join our new Inpatient Oncology Unit scheduled to open Spring of 2022 in the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center! The Registered Nurse assesses plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates nursing activities to meet the needs of the patient. Promotes adaptive responses of patient and family to achieve the highest level of patient care, promote safety, and maximize patient satisfaction. Exhibits compassionate care during patient-nurse interactions. Coordinates patient care and interaction of staff. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in their assigned nursing unit. Responsible for ensuring the very best patient and family experience by optimizing all interactions.
Completes assessments as established by scope of practice and unit standards.
Addresses physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual needs of patient and family throughout the continuum of care.
Formulates, coordinates, and provides plan of care as established in unit standards including, patient and family education, family needs and discharge planning throughout hospitalization with members of the interdisciplinary team.
Provides direct patient care including, treatments, medications, and diagnostic studies according to policy and procedure.
Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions and revises plan of care based upon patient response to interventions.
Initiates collaboration with physicians, ancillary personnel, and other interdisciplinary team members and acts to proactively resolve and facilitate patient needs.
Problem solves, troubleshoots and takes corrective measures in the care and handling of equipment.
Participates in unit-based decision-making regarding the utilization of evidence- based practice.
Actively participates as a team member working toward team goals of the unit and organization and is accountable for unit and system specific metrics.
Actively participates in patient quality and safety education programs and other activities designed to improve departmental and organizational quality and safety.
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.
This 92,000 square foot, 4-story expansion combines leading-edge cancer treatments, skilled and compassionate clinical teams, and the latest technological advances, with a goal of keeping cancer care close to home! Our patients will have access to several new services at our renovated cancer center including CyberKnife® radiation therapy. This non-invasive treatment delivers precise doses of radiation anywhere in the body, without damaging surrounding healthy tissue. Our S7 machine is the first of its kind in the world — and it's only right here in northeast Pennsylvania! The brand new 18-bed inpatient unit is uniquely designed for those recovering after a bone marrow transplant, and features finely controlled heating, ventilation, and air conditioning to adapt to each person's needs.
As an Inpatient Registered Nurse in the Henry Cancer Center, you will:
Receive specialized training in chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant care delivery
Participate in clinical orientation provided in the Henry Cancer Center infusion department, GWV inpatient oncology unit, and Progressive Care Unit
Manage and treat patients in an acuity adaptable setting from medical-surgical to advanced level of care
Coordinate patient care and collaboration among the multidisciplinary clinical teams
Assess, organize, perform, and evaluate nursing activities to meet the individual needs of each patient
Promote adaptive responses of patient and family to achieve the highest level of patient care, safety, and optimal patient/family experience
Benefit from professional development and certification opportunities
We're proud to offer:
$35.00 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals
Up to $7 shift differentials for evening, nights and weekend shifts
Up to $26,000 hiring incentive for eligible candidates
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
Relocation assistance for eligible candidates
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health and reduce health plan premiums for qualified individuals
Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per year
Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time per year
Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
Paid parental leave and military leave
Fertility and adoption support
The ability to work under a Temporary Practice Permit until you take NCLEX
Shared governance structure that empowers our nurses
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
Employee referral incentive program
Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Lyndsey Brandau [email protected]
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 know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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.