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Registered Nurse- After Hours Visits (Weekends) - $10,000 Sign-On Bonus

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.As part of the St. Luke's University Health Network, our team of highly skilled, interdisciplinary professionals and volunteers also share its mission to have unwavering commitment to excellence as we provide care to our hospice patients and families. In this position as a St. Luke's nurse, you would be responsible for making after-hours visits to both home health and hospice patients. You are able to work collaboratively with the answering service and the After Hours Triage Nurse to meet the after-hours needs of all home health and home-based hospice patients. Our St. Luke's Hospice program is supported by a 10 bed inpatient unit and a dedicated after hours staff.Responsibilities include: 1. Assesses patients and performs nursing interventions in accordance to the patient's plan of care and agency policy, procedures and standards.2. Communicates with the patient's physician and members of the multidisciplinary team both orally and in writing as required by the patient's condition and agency policy.3. Maintains and uses patient clinical records, reports and other written communications according to agency policy and directives.4. -Performs skills independently according to agency procedures. Researches and/or -obtains needed information prior to the visit.5. Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated. Also needed: 1 Comprehensive knowledge of professional nursing theory and ability to -appy it to the community health setting and Hospice.2. -Possession of a current professional nurse licensure to practice in PA.3. -Possession of a current license to operate a motor vehicle.4. -Must have access to car for agency business purposes. PHYSICAL - REQUIREMENTS: Physical demands - include heavy and moderate -work, exertional activity to occasionally lift and/or carry 100 lbs, stand and/or walk at least 6 hours in an 8 hour work day, stooping and bending.Visual and auditory acuity required to provide comprehensive nursing care. Also important :1. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to patients, families, physicians and related persons.2. Ability to exercise tact, initiative and good judgment in dealing with people3. Communication honors and respects ethnic and cultural diversity. -MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: - A graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing and possess a current active license to practice nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. BSN preferred. And two years as a professional nurse in nursing practice preferred. WORK SCHEDULE:4 and 12 Hour night shifts.Wednesday 12 AM - 4 AMThursday, Friday, and Saturday 8 PM - 8 AM. Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Registered Nurse- After Hours Visits (Weekends) - $10,000 Sign-On Bonus, Healthcare , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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