Geisinger Health System REGISTERED NURSE - D-6 Med Surg in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania

Location: GCMC - MAIN CAMPUS

Work Schedule: Night Shift 11p-7a

Work Type: Full Time 1.0 FTE (80 Hours Bi-Weekly) Every other weekend and every other holiday

Department: Med Surg

JOB SUMMARY:

In accordance with the standards of care established by the State Board of Nursing, a registered nurse is responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. A registered nurse also directs and guides patient teaching and activities of ancillary personnel.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the English language to effectively communicate with predominantly English-speaking population.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

For Registered Nurses that are newly hired externally or promoted into this Geisinger RN position by August 1, 2015, BSN degree is required or enrollment in a BSN program within 6 months of hire date with BSN degree completed within 4 years of hire date is required.

For current Geisinger Registered Nurses who transfer into this position, BSN degree is preferred.

Current BLS healthcare provider. ACLS within one (1) year of date of hire. PRNs must have ACLS at date of hire. Experience preferred; willing to train new graduates. PRN's must have a minimum of one (1) year of experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.

Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record, and the development of innovative care models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest rural health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 48 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 23,500 employees, including a 1,200-member multi-specialty group practice, nine hospital campuses, two research centers and a 467,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $7.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. The health system and the health plan have repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.

**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.