Lehigh Valley Health Network Registered Nurse /Med Surg 5 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania
LVHN-Hazleton * Med Surg 5700 E Broad St, Hazleton, PARN - Inpatient ClinicalPart Time 36 hours per week, Day Shift, VariablePosted 01/05/2021Req # 22022Union: 62-OPEIUImagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks.Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.LVHN has been ranked among the andquot;Best Hospitalsandquot; by U.S. News and World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.Job Summary:Provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or department policies and procedures. Directs and manages the care of designated patients. Utilizes effective and appropriate communication styles. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.Education - Required:Graduate of accredited Nursing programEducation - Preferred:Bachelor's Degree NursingExperience - Required:1 year Acute Care Experience and/or experience congruent with role in service lineKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:Knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice.Ability to organize and prioritize assignments in the delivery of patient care.Successful completion of Registered Nurse orientation.Successful completion of additional orientation programs related to specialty.Attainment and maintenance of unit-specific competencies.Basic computer skills.Licensure - Required:Registered Nurse State of Pennsylvania Upon Hire orBLS - Basic Life Support Upon completion of orientationLicensure - Preferred:As per Clinical specialty within 2 yearsAdditional Qualifications:ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification, as per unit requirementNRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification, as per unit requirementPALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification, as per unit requirementInfluenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.