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RN Med Surg/Tele/Trauma-NIGHTS- 5East- GWV
Ref No.: 17-21839
Location: Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Description:
Med Surg Tele RN needed for a 13 week contract. Environment: 27-bed medical/surgical telemetry unit offering a challenging and professional work environment. We care for a diverse adult population that may include trauma, neurological, neurosurgical, respiratory, general surgery. We have 7-semi-private and 13 private rooms. 6 of these bed are utilized for long term EEG monitoring. Our current delivery model is primary nursing through the use of RNs, LPNs and Nursing Assistants. Our ratios tend to be 1:4 or 1:5 nurse-patient ratio. Assignments and staffing are re-evaluated on a 4-hour basis. We do Interdisciplinary Team Rounds on dayshift as well as “Team Huddles” on each shift. The unit has oversight from an Operations Manager, Team Coordinator, Nurse Educator, and 3 CEPs. Ideal Candidate: Someone that can problem-solve quickly, detail-oriented, and is willing to be part of a team atmosphere. This person should have strong assessment skills, clinical skills, and is able to work with LPNs and NAs in a professional manner that also promotes interdepartmental growth and cooperation. Finally, this person should have ambition, enthusiasm, Independent, flexible and honesty. CMSRN and ACLS is preferred. However, this is not necessary. the nurses must be able to float between all the telemetry units within GWV.

Position Urgency:
Normal

State License Details:
Must Be Currently Active

Minimum Years of Experience:
2

Minimum Guaranteed Hours:
36

SPECIALTY INFORMATION
Specialty Type:
Nursing

SUB SPECIALTY
Med-surg Adult
Telemetry Med / Surg
CANDIDATE CREDENTIALS
General Certifications
BLS/BCLS