Lebanon, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 100511

Clinical Leader (RN) - Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Kristen Altland
Kristen Altland
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant
article preview image
Registered Nurse – Med/Surg – Day/Evening/Night – Virtual Hiring Event
Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Learn more about Med/Surg RN positions at WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital.
Registered Nurse – Med/Surg – Day/Evening/Night – Virtual Hiring Event

Monday - Friday Variable start times
8Hr shifts
On-call component for PACU
80 hours bi-weekly
PACU experience 


Job Description:

Under general supervision, facilitates the day-to-day clinical care and services rendered. Oversees the continuity of individualized, age-specific patient care. In addition, will function as an educator and resource for nursing staff to develop, to organize, and to implement all educational needs and requirements. Continually assures clinical exchange with physicians, staff, Unit Manager, and Nursing Director.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Investigates concerns/complaints promptly and effectively, utilizing appropriate chain of command, completes appropriate documentation.
  2. Facilitates nurse/physician rounds to assure patients are informed of and included in their plan of care and discharge plan.
  3. Assesses and coordinates staffing needs for current and upcoming shifts; utilizes resources to provide for changing care needs in crisis and emergency situations. Maintains clinical skills to assume duties of a staff RN as needed for shift coverage, breaks, meals, etc.
  4. Assists with the admission and discharge process.
  5. Participates in daily huddle with the primary nurse, communicating the clinical concerns and action plan of the patient in meeting the discharge plan.
  6. Assists with patient flow between the Unit and other departments.
  7. Assists with ANSOS including, but not limited to, creating a schedule, day to day staffing, and payroll.
  8. Supports and holds staff accountable for following the standards of care and customer excellence. Participates in committees.
  9. Reviews policies and procedures on an annual basis providing evidence-based revisions when needed to keep policies updated.
  10. Reviews documentation for accuracy to assure quality patient care as well as meeting the guidelines for core measures and meaningful use.
  11. Provides daily staff mentoring related to their specific assignment. Assures assignments are based on staff expertise and educational needs to ensure consistent quality patient care.
  12. Provides the initial clinical education and direct observation based on the new orientee's skill level related to basic nursing care. In addition, works directly with the licensed staff during their orientation in developing their clinical skills and critical thinking. Assesses and reassesses the progress of the orientee on a weekly basis. Assures the orientation packet is completed prior to the orientee assuming an independent role.
  13. Develops teaching/preceptor skills of others by education, training, and by developing an environment of learning.
  14. Evaluates effectiveness and revises unit-based orientation as needed on an annual basis in collaboration with the Unit Manager.
  15. Participates in Quality Improvement endeavors through monitoring of patient care outcomes.
  16. Assumes responsibility for Customer Experience according to the organizations established goals.
  17. Oversees the operations of the Unit(s) in the absence of the Unit Manager.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 - 3 years in clinical nursing
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification; ACLS certification (ACLS not required if assigned to the Wound Center)
  • Skills:
    • Strong computer skills. Demonstrated ability to be self-directed with excellent organizational, analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills
    • Actively pursuing Bachelor’s Degree if doesn’t already have this qualification

Fraud Notice: Please be aware of potentially fraudulent job postings on other websites or suspicious recruiting email or text messages that attempt to collect your confidential information. If you are concerned that an offer of employment with WellSpan Health might be a scam, please verify by searching for the job posting on joinwellspan.org or contact us at employment@wellspan.org.

Similar Opportunities
Don’t see what you’re looking for?
Stay informed of positions that fit your interests.
Join Our Talent Community
Best of the Best Awards

Why WellSpan Health?

Join our team of 20,000 strong working as one. Teamwork, collaboration, partnership—WellSpan Health is an integrated system designed to work as one to build healthier, stronger communities throughout central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

benefits photo

Employment Benefits

diversity photo

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

location photo

Quality of Life