York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 86685

Registered Nurse - Hospital at Home - Day/Evening

Diana Stump
Diana Stump
Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Registered Nurse In-Person Hiring Event
Friday, December 9, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Learn more about our RN and Graduate Nurse roles at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital.
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Registered Nurse In-Person Hiring Event
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Registered Nurse In-Person Hiring Event
Wednesday, January 4, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Learn more about our RN and Graduate Nurse roles at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital.
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Registered Nurse In-Person Hiring Event

Full Time (80 Hours Biweekly)

Day/ Evening

 

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Manager-Continuing Care Services, and direct supervision of the APC (Hospital at Home), provides professional nursing care at an advanced practitioner level in accordance with the principles of patient and family-centered care based on the nursing process and according to the clinical standards of the hospital. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions for more complex groups of patients based on assessment and plan of care. Requires specialized skills necessary to deliver an inpatient level of care independently in a patient’s home. Uses Telehealth technology daily.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Independently completes assessment and collects data on assigned patients according to policy; takes initiative to supplement assessment as more complex issues arise. Develops innovative approaches to solve complex patient care issues. Focuses on important parameters and emerging problems to predict and manage an evolving clinical picture. Establishes contingency plans in anticipation of unexpected events and coordinates emergency action in response to acute risk situations. Demonstrates leadership at the point of care by actively performing caring behaviors with every patient interaction.
  2. Demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills to safely and independently administer prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions for more complex groups of patients based on assessment and plan of care. Provides supervision and acts as a resource person for all expected unit skills and equipment. Independently organizes and prioritizes time based on higher acuity patient assignments and increased workload.
  3. Independently evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of interventions and progress toward outcomes for more complex groups of patients; analyzes data to make recommendations for changes in the plan of care. Initiates and coordinates interdisciplinary collaboration in evaluation of patient progress. Anticipates and coordinates individualized patient needs for transfer/ discharge and includes patient/family in decisions.
  4. Acts as a resource person for other staff with proper documentation.
  5. Independently reads current literature. Demonstrates inquiry to improve patient outcomes. Participates with a team to evaluate evidence and determine clinical relevance.
  6. Seeks learning opportunities and resources beyond own work environment and incorporates into practice the new knowledge and skills acquired. Required education and competencies completed, in accordance with state requirements. Shares pertinent information and job knowledge, related to readings, educational programs and participation in professional organization activities.
  7. Collaboratively works with management to monitor the level of professional practice; assists with the initiation of actions or programs to ensure teamwork and professional practice. Serves as a problem solver to improve outcomes.
  8. Mentors/coaches others to improve decision-making and accountability.
  9. Promotes cooperation and communication among all team members. Anticipates the potential for conflict and works to quickly defuse any situations involving conflict with patient/families and/or co-workers to promote a healthy work environment. Recognizes multiple factors underlying the conflict situation and chooses and initiates actions that result in the most effective long-term solution. In collaboration with management, implements changes to enhance team communication. Coaches team members in developing insights into their own communication patterns.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Diploma or Associate's Degree
  • Preferred Education:
    • Bachelors of Science, Nursing (BSN)
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA; Certification in area of nursing specialty; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

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