York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 87679

Registered Nurse - WSRH Float Team - Evening/Night

Deanna Schwalm
Deanna Schwalm
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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September 28 In-Person Hiring Events
Various Times
WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg
WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata
WellSpan Medical Group
Visiting Nurses Association (VNA)
Positions in Behavioral Health, Clerical and Administrative, Information Systems & Technical Support, Leadership, non-clinical Professional, Nursing, Nursing Support, Physician Practices, Professional, Rehabilitation and Services & Trades.
SEP
2022
In-Person Hiring Events -
Various Locations and Dates

72 hours/ 2 weeks

Evening/Night; 7p- 7a

Every 3rd weekend and holiday rotation

 

 

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.  The Post-Surgical Unit offers strong nurse autonomy and physician collaboration, along with excellent patient ratios, and an engaged and dynamic team.
  • 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.  Post-Surgical RNs care for a variety of surgical patients, with a focus on orthopedics and spine surgeries.
  • 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 has achieved Magnet excellence within the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program.  WSRH continues to provide truly patient -centered care and continues to rank in the 99th percentile for patient satisfaction scores.
  • Rehab Unit details:  48- beds; 40- bed Main Rehab; 8- bed secure Brain Injury Unit.  Average length of patient stay is 2 weeks.
  • Post-Surgery Unit:  25-beds; managing care following ortho and spine procedures

 

Join a team who cares for our patients and 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!

 

 

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, provides professional nursing care at the intermediate 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.  Coaches and mentors the Clinical Nurse I.  Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care.  May require specialized skills depending on unit assignment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Meets all expectations of CNI.
  2. Coaches and mentors the CN I in developing and coordinating the primary nurse case load and their plans of care. Initiates and manages plans of care for more complex groups of assigned patients.
  3. Independently recognizes subtle changes in condition and modifies plan of care accordingly.  Safely and independently administers prescribed treatments, medications, and nursing interventions based on assessment and plan of care.  Initiates emergency action in response to acute risk situations.
  4. Independently organizes and prioritizes time based on higher acuity patient assignments and increased workload.
  5. Evaluates patient care and promotes goal-directed change to achieve patient outcomes. Able to discuss, document and apply Performance Initiatives and outcomes at the unit level as they relate to the WellSpan Wildly Important Goals (WIGs) and Nursing Sensitive Indicators (NSIs).
  6. Independently evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of interventions and progress toward outcomes for more complex groups of patients.  Initiates interdisciplinary collaboration in evaluation of patient progress. Identifies and facilitates individualized patient needs for transfer/ discharge and includes patient/family in decisions.
  7. Begins reading current literature.  Express interest in evidence based research and its application to best practice. Understands clinical relevance and its impact on patient outcomes.
  8. Seeks learning opportunities and resources beyond own work environment and incorporates into practice the new knowledge and skills acquired.  Required education and competencies completed, including 30 CEU’s above system required education.  Encouraged to share pertinent information and job knowledge, related to readings, educational programs and participation in professional organization activities. Meets mandatory criteria for CNAP II level.
  9. Actively promotes an environment conducive to professional practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and patient and staff safety.  Supports Shared Decision Making by unit and/or hospital-wide committee membership or by supporting and helping fellow co-workers attend committee meetings and/or work on SDM projects.
  10. Demonstrates leadership at point of care.
  11. Provides leadership for problem solving and goal formation. Applies current WIGs to care delivery.
  12. Begins to take on charge duties/responsibilities. Anticipates needs for alterations in staffing for upcoming 24 hours and assists with actions to adjust.  Accountable for completion of required charge nurse responsibilities. Demonstrates ownership of patients beyond individual assignments. Applies comprehensive thought process.
  13. Promotes cooperation and communication among all team members.  Seeks opportunities to assist co-workers without compromising individual responsibilities.  Gives feedback to team members about unique strengths and contributions. Consistently interacts with others in a manner that is perceived to be positive, supportive, and respectfully delegates appropriately
  14. Flexible with schedule and assignments; adapts to changing unit conditions (admissions, discharges, emergencies, etc.).
  15. Displays conflict resolution and negotiation skills to maximize team performance.  Provides feedback in a positive and respectful way.  Aware of and investigates events that led to conflict; recommends preventative measures or solutions.
  16. Acts as coach to CNI staff for clinical issues and potential advancement opportunities.

 

Qualifications:

 

- Associate or Bachelor's Degree, Nursing

- 2 years experience as a RN in acute care

- RN license in PA; 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

 

Working Conditions        Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases

                                    Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances

                                    Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)

                                    Subject to varying and unpredictable situations

                                    Handles emergency or crisis situations

                                    May perform emergency care

                                    Occasionally subjected to irregular hours

                                    Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries

 

 

 


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