- Scranton, PA
Registered Nurse Job Description
We are looking for a Registered Nurse -Med-surg Adult. You to join our nursing staff in providing excellent health care to our patients. Your duty of caring for the patients coming into our facility include tasks like creating and maintaining accurate patient records, administering medication and monitoring for side effects, recording vital signs, and reporting symptoms and changes in patient conditions.
A Bachelor's degree in nursing and a state license are essential requirements for consideration. You will also need to be trained in BLS/CPR and be ACLS-certified. A professional, friendly attitude and effective communication skills are keys to becoming successful in this role.
- 13 week Med/Surg/tele traveler. Care on D6 includes general medical/surgical patients as well as oncological and remote telemetry from the age of 18 to geriatrics.
- The care is provided by a professional staff that includes Registered Nurses, (and GNs), Licensed Practical Nurses and (GPNs), Health Aides and Technicians. Diagnosis's include but are not limited to pulmonary disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, infections and oncology and remote telemetry according to criteria.
- Procedures performed by the staff include medication administration, wound care, IV therapy, hyper-alimentation, blood administration and pain management. Nurses are educated in the administration and safe handling of chemotherapy during orientation and annually. In collaboration with the Pharmacy, chemotherapy is administered by specially trained RN's.
- Patient education needs are assessed on admission and throughout their stay. Social services, along with
- Care Management and other healthcare professionals, assure that the patient is cared for on a continuum.
- They assure the patient and/or family has appropriate resources for discharge, placement or are supported through end of life decisions.
- Average nurse to patient ratio 1:5 and 1:6.
You Must have :
- Bachelor degree or master degree in nursing.
- Pass the National Council Licensure Examination or NCLEX-RN.
- Current state licensure as a registered nurse and BLS certification required.
- American Heart Association BLS/CPR
- ACLS certification
- Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff.
- Basic computer skills.
- Professional, friendly attitude.
- General Certifications(BLS/BCLS)
- Administer medications.
- Apply and change dressings.
- Monitor vital signs.
- Keep records.
Contract Length: 13 weeks
Monday, September 14, 2020