RN - York Hospital - Imaging

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 60669

Position Summary:

Days
Requires on call time during the evening, night and weekends
Holidays: On call 1 holiday per year

 

 

General Summary: 

One Full Time RN position is open for the Imaging Nursing Department at York Hospital. This position is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Critical Care RN. Imaging patients are cared for in all Imaging modalities: X-Ray, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, CT Scan, Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Stress, Nuclear Medicine infusions (starting 2020)as well as frequent pediatric sedation patient cases.

 

The successful candidate will bring enthusiasm, compassionate patient centered care, independent functioning within a multi-disciplinary team, and the ability to multi-task in the normal care of Imaging patients. The very diverse patient population includes patient ages from birth to geriatric and patient acuity ranging from walk-in visits to critically ill and trauma patients.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Provides and coordinates direct care in accordance with the principles of Relationship Based Care to patients based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Acts as a primary nurse for patients in the department.
2 Safely and independently administer prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care.
3 Appropriately organize and prioritize time based on patient condition and expected workload. Identifies changes in patient’s status and acts accordingly. Knows and can activate resources to achieve outcomes for patients.
4 Identifies and communicates individualized patient needs for inter-shift report and transfer/discharge. Includes patient/family in planning. Collaborates with all disciplines in evaluation of patient progress.
5 Appropriately and correctly document the patient response to interventions and progress toward outcomes. Identifies and documents variances from pathway or plan of care. Appropriately utilizes flow sheets, progress notes, and/or electronic medical record for documentation. Validates compliance with system and unit-specific clinical initiatives, i.e. pain scores, restraints, fall precautions, etc.
6 Keeps practice current by participating in performance improvement efforts. Complies with changes in clinical standards and policies. Participate in data collection for performance improvement activity. Recognizes the value of evidence based research as it applies to best practice.
7 Seeks learning opportunities and resources beyond own work environment and incorporates into practice the new knowledge and skills acquired.
8 Promotes an environment conducive to professional practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and patient and staff safety. Supports Shared Decision Making by unit committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projects. Participates in staff meetings and unit activities. Uses opportunities in the clinical setting to teach and support others, one-on-one or in groups (e.g. Students, other hospital personnel).
9 Begins to provide leadership for problem solving and goal formation. Negotiates for a win-win solution.
10 Delegates aspects of care to other nursing personnel in order to meet patient needs and to maximize team performance. Helps assistive personnel organize and set priorities for work. Monitors completion of tasks that are assigned or delegated to the patient care team.
11 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.

 

 

Required Skills

Pennsylvania RN license required

ACLS/BLS required and PALS preferred

Current critical care background, procedural based backround and a minimum of 2 years preferred to be considered for interview

Nursing Specialty certification is required within 2 years of hire depending on certification, such as CCRN, CRN, or CEN

 

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  • 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
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