Clinic RN - Acute Care Treatment Area
Permanent (Full time)
Job Title: Clinic RN - Acute Care Treatment AreaLocation: Bloomsburg, PennsylvaniaJob Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing SupportSchedule: Rotation Work Type: Full timeDepartment: General Internal Medicine TeamDate Posted: 10/14/2021Job ID: R-18620Job SummaryAre you a RN looking to join our team of Healthcare Heroes? Geisinger is now hiring a Clinic RN for our Acute Care Treatment Area at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital. The Acute Care Treatment Area (ACTA) is an alternative to the emergency department when prompt intervention is needed to treat worsening illness or exacerbation of a chronic DutiesProvides primary nursing support to the physician and patient to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition. Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the condition and adheres with the treatment plan. The Registered Clinic Nurse, functions in the spirit of teamwork, is accountable for the delivery of care utilizing skills learned in the clinic. Assists other team members on the Clinic RN at the ACTA will assist with diagnostics, including laboratory and imaging studies, as well as treatments including:Nebulizer therapyDiuresis (intravenous)Hydration (intravenous)Intravenous or oral steroidsCorrections of electrolyte abnormalities such as hyponatremia or hyperkalemiaIntravenous antibiotic treatment for conditions like cellulitis, simple pneumonia or infectionAntihistamine treatment for patients with allergic reaction without airway concernRate control for patients with known atrial fibrillation (AFib)Hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia treatmentsAntihypertensivesHeadache/migraine treatment for known migraine patientsOther duties as a Clinic RN:Acts as clinic lead providing oversight of clinic flow and non-provider patient sick calls to facilitate appropriate treatment plan with and documents patient medical history, chief complaint, vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for provider, and prepares patient for chart checks insuring that all patient completed testing is available for provider providers in procedures as directed by provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis and staffing levels to assure appropriate staffing based on clinic and prepares laboratory specimens and completes associated paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximum accuracy and and documents ongoing patient instruction to ensure patient's understanding of medical condition and compliance with treatment , monitors, regulates and discontinues IVs as required by medications, IV push medications, and topical inspects and observes condition and operation of diagnostic equipment and instrumentation to ensure proper operation and identify need for preventive and corrective clean, sterilize and prepare instruments, according to established protocols, to ensure required level of asepsis and adequate and sets up Procedure rooms between cases, ensures required level of asepsis, availability of appropriate instruments and equipment, and preparation of staff and patients on all aspects of medication and treatments as in all aspects of day to day clinic is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that DetailsOur ideal RN candidate would have at least 1 year of experience working in Medical Surgical, ED or Acute Schedule/Details:Shifts will vary between 8, 10 or 12 hoursHours will be between 0930 - 2000No weekends at this time. Potential for the futureNo TravelWere proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverageFamily Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)Employer contribution to your retirement planTuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and opportunities for growth and advancementSupport and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leadersCommunity Involvement through our Employee Resources GroupsEducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of PennsylvaniaOur Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.