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Registered Nurse, RN, Surgical Short Stay Unit

Company: Grand View Health
Location: Sellersville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

There's a new era of wellness ahead, and we no longer think about treating our bodies only when we're sick, but nurturing our bodies when we are well, so we can stay in a perpetual state of good health. Grand View Health is leading the way to this new era with investments in technology, facilities, partnerships and most importantly, compassionate and exceptional talent. Located in Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Grand View Health is a well-established, independent hospital offering a full range of health-careservices. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost health-careprovider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness.The Registered Nurse is accountable for assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating care for patients served and collaborates with other members of the health care team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. The Registered Nurse practices professional nursing by utilizing the nursing process and adheres to standards set forth in the Nurse Practice Act of Pennsylvania and Grand View Health policies and procedures.This position is full time Monday - Friday 8AM-4:30PM and is in Pre-Admission Testing.Job duties include:Assesses and monitors the overall needs of patients and family. Ensures that required documentation is performed in an accurate and timely manner.Develops and utilizes verbal communication skills to obtain and/or provide information regarding the primarily adult and geriatric patient/significant other. Communicates effectively with members of the healthcare team.Implements accepted standards of documentation on patient electronic medical records and other hospital forms to assure that information affecting a patient, significant other or member of the healthcare team is properly recorded.Collects subjective and/or objective data systematically and routinely by using physical assessment skills to identify and prioritize the patient's actual and/or potential problems or needs.Interprets and correlates diagnostic data with physical findings on an ongoing basis in order to assess the patient and plan appropriate intervention.Establishes an appropriate plan of care based on adolescent/adult/geriatric assessment and identified problems within 24 hours in order to provide direction for care-givers.Completes admission assessment within eight hours in order to establish a database.Demonstrates competency in performance of skills necessary to provide care to acutely ill adolescent, adult and geriatric patients by following approved standards in order to provide safe care.Recognizes potential and actual emergency situations promptly, and responds within established guidelines to meet the needs of the patient.Associates Degree in Nursing - RequiredOver 6 months to 1 year experience as Acute Care, RNBSN PreferredLicenses and Certifications:Registered Nurse in PA - Licensed, Upon hire, requiredBasic Life Support (BLS), Upon hire, required

Keywords: Grand View Health, Bethlehem , Registered Nurse, RN, Surgical Short Stay Unit, Healthcare , Sellersville, Pennsylvania

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