RN - Good Samaritan Hospital Outpatient Surgery Center - Full time - day

Lebanon, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 53141

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General Summary:
RN   Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director, Registered Nurse provides patient care and professional nursing services in
pre-, intra- and postoperative areas, normally in an outpatient setting. Assists physicians during operative procedures
and in providing care to patients. Instructs patients and their families in appropriate care.

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

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 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.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

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 southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

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.

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