Weekends; every other or every third + rotating holidays
Multiple Locations in South Central Pennsylvania; Mt Gretna, PA or York, PA
This position is eligible for financial incentives and a sign-on bonus!
Duties and Responsibilities:
1- Provides and coordinates direct care in accordance with the principles of patient and family-centered care based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Synthesizes patient data to develop outcome-driven plans.
2- Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care.
3- Appropriately organizes and prioritizes time based on patient condition and expected workload. Identifies changes in patients status and acts accordingly. Knows and can activate resources to achieve outcomes for patients.
4- Seeks mentoring and coaching from the CN II & III.
5- Identifies and communicates individualized patient needs forsafe handoffs during transitions of care. Collaborates with patient/family in care planning with all disciplines.
6- Appropriately and correctly documents the patient response to interventions and progress toward outcomes. Identifies and documents variances. Appropriately utilizes flow sheets, progress notes, and/or electronic medical record for documentation. Is able to identify system and unit-based nursing sensitive indicators; i.e. falls, pressure ulcers.
7- Identifies own areas of professional growth and development in performance improvement efforts. Recognizes the value of evidence based research as it applies to best practice.
8- Promotes a professional practice environment that supports patient safety and quality through interdisciplinary collaboration, Shared Decision Making activities including peer review. Integrate Shared Decision Making by unit committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projects. Serves as positive role model. Begins to provide leadership for problem solving and goal formation. Negotiates for a win-win solution.
9- Delegates aspects of care to other nursing personnel in order to meet patient needs. Helps assists personnel organize and set priorities for work. Monitors completion of tasks that are assigned or delegated to the patient care team.
10- Promotes collaboration and cooperation among physicians, nursing staff, and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Contributes to effective communications among all team members. Begins to display conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maximize team performance.
For confidential consideration, please contact:
Suzanne Wolf, Sr. HR Recruiter
or apply online at https://www.joinwellspan.org/behavioral-health/
RN License in Pennsylvania
12 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: credit for similar work experience + 10% shift differential
Internal Number: D-RN'sPHMGIP
About WellSpan Philhaven Behavioral Health
WellSpan Health is a top-rated, integrated health system with a focus on a high-quality patient care. As a part of WellSpan Health, WellSpan Philhaven, is a non-profit behavioral healthcare organization offering a continuum of compassionate, caring services for children, adolescents, adults and older adults in south central Pennsylvania.
WellSpan Philhaven is committed to providing high quality, evidence based treatment throughout all of the services it provides. Staff value the healthy and collaborative work environment. The top five areas of satisfaction from staff at WellSpan Philhaven are:
1. Relationships with coworkers
2. The work itself
3. Meaningfulness of job
4. Opportunities to use your skills and abilities in your work
5. Autonomy and independence to make decisions
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