Inpatient Licensed Practical Nurse - Trauma Step Down/Medical Surgical/Remote Telemetry Unit
LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
GMC Medical-Surgical/Telemetry Nursing Division
Job SummaryContributes data to the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care. Promotes adaptive responses of patient/family to achieve the highest level of patient care, promote safety, and maximize patient satisfaction. Exhibits compassionate care during patient-nurse interactions. Coordinates patient care and interaction of staff. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in their assigned unit.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Is a 20 Bed private room medical/surgical Trauma-step down/Remote telemetry unit. We care for a diverse adult population that includes trauma, and/or medical-surgical/ remote telemetry patients. We are newly renovated with state-of-the-art equipment and have many resources including imbedded care management/social workers, and PT/OT. Additionally, vascular access team, lift team and transport teams, as well as, wound ostomy nurses support the functions of our unit. Our current delivery model is primary nursing through the use of RNs, LPNs, and Nursing Assistants. Bp5's staffing allows for 2 NA's to be scheduled per shift. When fully staffed, our NA's are responsible for providing care for 10 patients. All the staff on BP5t have a teaming mentality and actively support one another to care for all the patients assigned to our floor.
BP5 welcomes new team members with or without experience. The staff and leadership team members are ready and experienced to help you guide your healthcare professional journey with opportunities for professional development and growth. Staff members have opportunity to participate in unit based shared governance councils/committees which includes a Unit Practice Council. We encourage staff to be actively involved in their work environment in keeping with a Magnet culture.
Employee engagement and satisfaction scores are excellent. BP5 is very proud of the cohesiveness of the interdisciplinary team, which makes this unit a terrific place to work!
Schedule is a Day/Evening rotation.
EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. 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