Assesses outpatient needs and plans, organizes, performs and evaluates nursing activities to meet those needs.
Receives status report on patient from appropriate personnel.
Receives and identifies patient.
Performs initial nursing assessment and scoring of patient.
Performs ongoing assessment and reports and records manifestation of patient's condition.
Monitors and records vital signs and reports changes.
Observes monitoring devices and reports changes.
Reviews medical record for postoperative orders and institutes appropriate treatments.
Administers medications according to physician orders.
Performs discharge scoring and prepares patient for discharge in according with discharge criteria.
Provides patient education to patient and family members and documents on nursing record.
Assists the patient with nourishment.
Involves ancillary support services as indicated.
Contacts patient and significant other postoperatively to evaluate his and her progress and provide follow-up referral as necessary.
General Assists in evaluating the quality of patient care and participates in quality improvement activities.
Communicates with family as needed to allay patient and family concerns.
Continually demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence through participating in meetings, committee memberships and the pursuit of continuing education.
Orders supplies as needed.
Maintain compliance with safety and preventative maintenance activities for all medical and technical advanced equipment to minimize failures and unsafe conditions.
Assists with orientation, in-service programs and the supervising of students.
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.
Our ideal RN candidate would have past Perioperative or OR experience. Must have the ability to multitask and willingness to learn. As a Perioperative RN, you will support patients undergoing outpatient surgeries such as hip/knee replacements, hernias, endoscopy, gynecology, ophthalmology, podiatry, plastic surgery, ENT and more.
ACLS and PALS are required within 6 months of hire.
Hours: 8-hour shifts; Rotating start times between 5:30AM and 8:30AM
Weekends: Weekend rotation - to be reviewed at interview
Holidays and On-Call: Possible holidays and on-call rotation
Float Coverage: Float to Geisinger Wyoming Valley for coverage as needed
At Geisinger, the caring that we provide to our patients and members also extends to you and your family. Our competitive compensation and benefits package helps you and your loved ones stay healthy, meet your financial goals and thrive professionally and personally.
Benefits: Geisinger offers a comprehensive suite of healthcare benefits, including medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage. And with our healthcare benefits, you'll also receive care from one of the top innovative healthcare systems in the country. Our suite of benefits supports you and your family in a variety of ways, including coverage for same-sex or opposite-sex spouses, domestic partners and their children and stepchildren.
Paid Time Off: Our generous paid-time-off packages allow you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family. We also offer paid military and parental leave.
Diversity and Inclusion: We strive to create an environment where our patients, health plan members and employees can be their most authentic selves. Join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). ERGs provide opportunities for all Geisinger employees to build internal and external networks and further develop professionally. ERGs are formed around common identities but are open to all employees.
Tuition Assistance: Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement: We offer tuition reimbursement towards both undergraduate and graduate degrees.(Part time and Full Time Positions only)
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA)
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.