RN - Apple Hill Surgical Center - Day - 0.8 - Part Time

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 59264

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director, provides patient care and professional nursing services inpre-, intra- and postoperative areas, normally in an outpatient setting. Assists physicians during operative proceduresand in providing care to patients. Instructs patients and their families in appropriate care.

 

Duties and Responisbilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients.
  2. Writes initial nursing histories, assesses patients' conditions and develops individual care plans for patients.
  3. Prepares the operating room for cases by setting up table, instruments and supplies according to type of case.
  4. Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning. Monitors and restocks supplies.
  5. Prepares patients preoperatively for surgical procedures.
  6. Assists the surgical team during operative procedures.
  7. Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
  8. Assists in maintaining correct count of instruments, sutures and sponges.
  9. Assists in patient care related activities such as starting IV solutions and inserting tubes.
  10. Administers postoperative care by monitoring status and observing for postoperative complications.
  11. Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members.
  12. Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties.
  13. Prepares and maintains records of patient charges.
 

NonEssential Accountabilities:

  1. Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.
  2. Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer software applications.
  3. Performs other related duties as identified.
 

Common Expectations:

  1. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient
  2. population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides
  3. direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  4. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  5. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control
  6. standards.
  7. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  8. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement
  9. and innovation.
 

Qualifications

  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 - 2 years
    • Min Field Of ExpertiseMedical/Surgical nursing
    • Req Cert/RegistrationRegistration and current RN license in PA; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • certification
  • Minimum Education:
    • Associate's Degree
  • Physical Demands:
    • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
    • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Lifts supplies/equipment
    • Manual dexterity and mobility
    • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • 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

Diversity & Inclusion

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)