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PA - Med/Surg Tele RN -NIGHTS - AGP4
Ref No.: 17-02125
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Start Date: 06/13/2017
***Must have a PA license before submitting**** Must be able to get FBI fingerprinting done 10 days in advance*** 13 week Med/Surg Tele traveler needed for the night shift. 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. Scheduling: We provide self-scheduling that is modified based on unit needs. Every other weekend and every other holiday. We will batch shifts together as much as possible. 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.