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Registered Nurse- Float Pool

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: August 3, 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.We are currently seeking talented Nursing professionals to join our Central Staffing team. Continue your nursing career by joining a nationally recognized teaching hospital with proven success indicators. St. Luke's is the only hospital in the Lehigh Valley and, in fact, in Pennsylvania, named one of IBM Watson Health (formerly Truven Health Analytics) 100 Top Hospitals in the nation. St Luke's is an 8-time recipient of this prestigious award, and has received this award six years in a row.

We offer competitive compensation and benefit programs. Become a part of a premier & very special Nursing Team at St. Luke's! Join us today!


  • Competitive Compensation with additional additive rates and shift differentials
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Vacation, Holiday and Sick Pay
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Healthcare and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 403(b) Plan Available
  • Robust Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts
  • Paid Training and Continuous Professional Development
    *Apply today and learn about all of the benefit opportunities St Luke's University Health Network offers and how you can grow your career with our growing organization. *

    The Central Staffing Resource Registered Nurse is highly skilled professional nurse motivated by the challenge of providing care to patients in varied nursing settings across the network. This role will meet the needs of the patients in a non-traditional model of care.

    The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers nursing care for patients across their life span, and through the nursing process, assesses, plans, implements, and documents the effects of care. Works cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient-team personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice. These nursing functions of the RN are carried out according to the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, hospital policy, the hospital Mission Statement, and the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing.

    This professional must possess a multidisciplinary skill set, be flexible with their assignments, and have the ability to travel to a minimum of 5 of our network campuses.Full Time and Part Time Needs Available (Evenings or Night Shift Needs)JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Performs in depth, systematic assessment of all assigned patients
    • Formulates collaborative and individualized plan of care and identifies expected patient outcomes, using the nursing process.
    • Implements, evaluates and documents patient care interventions and effectiveness in accordance with care plan.
    • Organizes, coordinates and prioritizes patient care consistently utilizing available resources.
    • Demonstrates competency in and current knowledge of cardiac monitoring and dysrhythmia interpretation and management, if appropriate to site.
    • Functions as a professional role model and resource person providing guidance to co-workers.
    • Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
    • Takes active role in performance improvement and committees, as appropriate.
    • Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
    • Complies with established chain of command for work related problems.
    • Participates in identifying needs and supports goals and objectives that contribute to the growth of the network.
    • Maintains records for administrative and regulatory purposes.
    • Collaborate with other caregivers to assure appropriate staffing levels on all shifts.PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 8 hours per day; 4 hours at a time. Walk up to 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 pounds. Frequently lift, carry and push objects up to 75 pounds. Transport patients weighing up to 250 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher with assistance when appropriate. Consistently pull up to 10 lbs. frequently pull up to 250 lbs. with assistance when appropriate. Frequently stoop and bend, crouch, kneel and climb. Frequently reach above shoulder level. Occasional crawling Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Frequently finger and handle objects. Occasionally firmly grasp, twist, and turn objects with hands and fingers. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual monotony (e.g. computer screen).EDUCATION:Graduate of a Professional Nursing program. Registered Nurse with a current license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania and/ or New Jersey. Upon hire must seek licensure through reciprocity in either Pennsylvania or New Jersey (whichever is needed) prior to campus specific clinical orientation.TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:Two years of hospital nursing experience preferred. Evidence of successful completion of an IV/Medication calculation and the Dysrhythmia course. Individualized orientation program for all areas. Evidence of successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) & Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (if in Critical Care or Emergency Room). Basic computer skills. Cross campus training requirementsPlease 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!!St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Registered Nurse- Float Pool, Healthcare , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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