York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 73325

Registered Nurse - Inpatient Rehab Unit - WSRH - Eve/Night

Deanna Schwalm
Deanna Schwalm
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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May 18 In-Person Hiring Events
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata / WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, York / WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro
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May 25 In-Person Hiring Events
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
WellSpan Medical Group, York
Positions: Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Medical Assistant, LPN, Patient Service Specialists
MAY
2022
In-Person Hiring Events -
Various Locations and Dates

72 hours/ 2 weeks

Evening/night

Every 3rd weekend and rotating holidays

 

 

At the WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital (WSRH), we are a dedicated interprofessional team working as one to improve health through exceptional care for all.  

What makes being a registered nurse at the WSRH so special?

 

  • Exceptional Teamwork: The Rehabilitation Unit exceeded the employee engagement Advisory Board Magnet mean score for RN-to-RN teamwork and collaboration.
  • Autonomy in Practice: Rehabilitation RNs practice within the full scope of their license through innovative wound and pressure injury, bladder management, and patient care protocols.
  • Professional Development: The opportunities for professional development are endless! Engage in clinical nurse advancement programs, charge and preceptor courses, specialized education, professional certification support, tuition reimbursement, and more within WellSpan Health’s robust nursing structural empowerments.
  • Salary Model: WSRH professional nursing practice includes a salary model to support flexibility in scheduling and participation in professional development activities.
  • Exemplary Outcomes: The Rehabilitation Unit is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in its general rehabilitation, stroke, amputee, spinal cord injury, and brain injury programs. In addition, the WSRH is on its journey to Magnet excellence within the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program.

 

Join a team that not only cares for patients, but cares for each other. By caring for each other, we can deliver patient-centered, collaborative care in a supportive, interdisciplinary environment to achieve exemplary patient outcomes. Our Professional Practice Model symbol is a tree on a path that represents our patient and colleague journey each day – we welcome you on the journey with us!

 

 

Nurse Residency: For Graduate Nurses

All Graduate Nurses will be enrolled in this year-long program.  The transition from Student Nurse to Registered Nurse is a difficult one.  Mentorship is a key component within the WellSpan Nurse Residency Program.  Our curriculum is validated and meets the standards of excellence required by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  The content is focused on defining clinical practice as well as psychosocial support of the new graduate nurse along with focus on the enculteration of the graduate nurse within the organization.  Unique to WellSpan is the incorporation of 1:1 visitation with the Nurse Resident by a Professional Development Specialist which ensures a smooth transition for our Residents.  WellSpan is the one of the only PTAP (Practice Transition Accreditation Program) in South-Central PA.

 

 

 

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, provides professional nursing care at the beginner 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. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. May require specialized skills depending on unit assignment.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides and coordinates direct care 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. Acts as a primary nurse for patients on the unit. Synthesizes patient data to develop outcome-driven plans.
  2. Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care.
  3. Appropriately organizes and prioritizes time based on patient condition and expected workload. Identifies changes in patients’ status and acts accordingly. Knows and can activate resources to achieve outcomes for patients.
  4. Seeks mentoring and coaching from the CN II & III.
  5. Identifies and communicates individualized patient needs forsafe handoffs during transitions of care. Collaborates with patient/family in care planning with all disciplines.
  6. Appropriately and correctly documents the patient response to interventions and progress toward outcomes. Identifies and documents variances. Appropriately utilizes flow sheets, progress notes, and/or electronic medical record for documentation. Is able to identify system and unit-based nursing sensitive indicators; i.e. falls, pressure ulcers.
  7. Identifies own areas of professional growth and development in performance improvement efforts. Recognizes the value of evidence based research as it applies to best practice.
  8. Promotes aprofessional practice environment that supports patient safety and quality through interdisciplinary collaboration, Shared Decision Making activities including peer review. Integrate Shared Decision Making by unit committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projectsServes as positive role model.
  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. 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.
  12. The following are essential expectations:
  13. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  14. 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.
  15. Maintains Adheres to established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  16. Enhances professional growth and development through advanced/continuing education to maintain up-to-date knowledge, skills, and competencies.
  17. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • Inpatient Rehab or acute, hospital based experience preferred
  • Minimum Education:
    • Diploma or Associate's Degree
  • Preferred Education:
    • Bachelors of Science, Nursing (BSN)
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Physical Demands:
    • Minimum Lifting Weight 50 pounds
    • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
    • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

 


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