Staff Nurse I - Full Time - WellSpan OB/GYN - Ephrata - Days

Ephrata, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 52279

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General Summary:

Under general supervision, provides direct patient care at the beginner practitioner level, normally in an outpatient setting.  Assesses patients, performs treatments, administers medications and instructs patients and their families in appropriate care.  May require specialized skills and training depending on work area assignment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are essential job accountabilities:

   1   Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care

       processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.

   2   Writes initial nursing histories, assesses patients' conditions and develops individual care plans for patients.

   3   Prepares patients for scheduled procedures to assist in patient assessment.

   4   Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.

   5   Arranges for patients' ordered diagnostic and therapeutic services.

   6   Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.  Maintains all required reports, records, statistics,


   7   Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members.

   8   Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties.

   9   Assists attending physicians and aids patients and families as needed in times of stress or crisis.

Required Skills

Minimum Education               Associate's Degree


Minimum Experience            6 - 12 months


Req Cert/Registration           Registration and current RN license in PA; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Required Experience

OB High Risk Coordinator

Oversight of High Risk OB program

OB patient intakes, maintain and develop plans for High Risk patients

OB experience is preferred

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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