Tracking Code: 103667

Charge Nurse RN - Adult Acute 2 East - Evenings / Nights

Location: WellSpan Philhaven, Mount Gretna, PA
Schedule: Full Time
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Virtual
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Registered Nurse (RN) & Graduate Nurse (GN) Hiring Event

Multiple Locations

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Learn more about Registered Nurse and Graduate Nurse opportunities at WellSpan Health.

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APR162024
Virtual
Registered Nurse (RN) & Graduate Nurse (GN) Hiring Event

Multiple Locations

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  • Full time (80 hours biweekly)
  • 4 shifts per week; (2) 12's; 3 pm - 3 am and (2) 8's; 3 pm -11 pm
  • Every other weekend and rotating holidays

Serve your community by providing hope, healing and wholeness to this vulnerable patient population.

Multiple advancement opportunities will be available throughout the inpatient unit.

Join a team that is committed to:
  • Transforming the way Behavioral Health is delivered in the United States
  • Finding a Better Way
  • Working Together As One
  • Cultivating Agility while Navigating Uncertain Times as a Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Building a Synergetic Team Supporting Educational Achievements and Advanced Practice
  • Creating a Safe and Inclusive Work Environment to Make Every Person Feel Welcomed, Respected and Valued

General Summary

Provides additional supervision of daily operations on assigned unit. Oversees the successful delivery of quality patient care to a group of patients. Coordinates with the Administrative Coordinator on patient placement. Provides direct patient care at an experienced practitioner level as needed.

  • Works with the Assistant Nurse Manager to ensure adequate staffing levels and skill mix are maintained for all shifts through the development, preparation and maintenance of staffing schedules that meet department/unit needs and apply to variable census conditions. Makes appropriate adjustments/assignments to maximize timely patient care. Looks to staffing needs into the next matrix.
  • Oversees the delivery of patient care. Directs and delegates patient care assignments to staff based on acuteness of patient care needs, staff availability and patient safety.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work. Actively takes part in the performance appraisal process by providing input for staff evaluations. Holds staff accountable for performance standards. Assists with interviewing. Mediates staff conflicts and provides feedback concerning performance, behavior, etc..
  • Collaborates with the Nurse Manager and the Assistant Nurse Manager on areas of need on the unit (e.g., problematic flow issues, equipment and supplies issues, documentation issues, patient satisfaction issues and performance issues).
  • Anticipates and resolves patient/family concerns in a timely manner. Keeps patients and families informed.
  • Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.
  • Serves as a resource and role model/mentor to charge nurses and staff.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Requisitions supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair services and prepares related forms. Keeps stock and equipment inventories.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing, Walking, Sitting, Kneeling/Crouching, Repetitive Motions, Reaching Eye /Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting & Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (up to 50lbs)
  • Talking, Hearing - Frequently

Minimum Education:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing Required

Work Experience:

  • 2 years Relevant experience. Required and
  • Supervisory experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Nurse Multi State License Upon Hire Required and
  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required and
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Fully competent with charge nurse experience.
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal, conflict resolution, problem-solving, confrontational and other leadership skills.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

Suzanne Wolf
Suzanne Wolf
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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