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Lebanon, PA | Nursing | Nursing Operations | FTE: 1 | Regular | Tracking Code: 109369

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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Thursday, February 29, 2024
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11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2024
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Registered & Graduate Nurse Virtual Hiring Event

Multiple Locations

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Schedule and Location

Full-time: Monday - Friday, Days

This is a hybrid role which will allow some remote work, but must be willing to travel to various practices in Lancaster/Lebanon/Ephrata areas

General Summary

Performs a variety of duties including, but not limited to, using clinical acumen to identify opportunities in practice and staff development and competencies, support of entities across the organization, process- observation, supporting system objectives, patient outreach and chart review/audit, Review of literature to support evidence based practice across the system. Works in a team model within the scope of the defined project. The hours and locations will vary dependent on the project and are as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with pandemic/endemic and Public Health Emergency needs across the organization.
  • Performs process-observation based on identified standard work and shares learning in a constructive manner with staff and leadership and supports lean methodology.
  • Provides real time identification and communication of missed opportunities or care gaps related to standards of care and nursing professional practice.
  • Prepares written and verbal reports for leadership.
  • Promotes collaboration and cooperation among providers, clinical staff, and other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Assists with the collection and analysis of data.
  • Brings known or suspected problems of under-, over-, or inappropriate utilization of resources to the attention of the appropriate leader(s).
  • Be flexible to work on a variety of projects.
  • In collaboration with the Healthcare team, reinforces health education, counseling, and advice to patients and caregivers based on the plan of care, while assessing and prioritizing patients educational needs.
  • Performs clinical activities per protocol, policies, and best practices in place.
  • Serves as a professional mentor to GNs, GPNs, and clinical staff.

Common Expectations:

  • Prepares and maintains appropriate documentation as required.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patients, visitors, and staff by complying with all applicable safety regulations. Comprehends the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to the reduction of errors through the reporting of actual or potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions. Identifies opportunities to standardize processes and error-proof systems that will lead to increased safety. Participates in safety education programs and their root cause analyses as required.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessments, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of work areas as required.
  • Maintains professional growth and development, including licensure, required certifications, and child abuse clearances.
  • Prepares and presents utilization data analysis as required.
  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of clinical equipment and supplies.
  • Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer software applications.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Associates Degree In Nursing. Required or
  • Diploma Program In Nursing. Required

Work Experience:

  • 5 years Nursing experience. Required
  • Clinical nursing roles with formal or informal leadership experience. Preferred

Licenses:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Nurse Multi State License Upon Hire Required and
  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Computer proficient (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, EPIC).
  • Customer service.
  • Clinical skills.
Melissa Melhorn
Melissa Melhorn
Talent Acquisition Consultant

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  • $17 minimum wage starting July 2, 2023
  • Enhanced weekend differential for most hourly employees
  • More than $245M invested in merit increases, rewards and educational support in the past two years
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  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 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
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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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 South Central Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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