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Geisinger Health System Registered Nurse Hemodialysis in Danville, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Are you a RN looking to join our team of Healthcare Heroes? Through professional growth, quality improvement, and interdisciplinary collaboration, we’ve built an innovative culture that allows nurses to grow their skillsets, develop their practice, and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact. Our Geisinger nurses make a difference in the lives of the people they see every day- our friends, neighbors, and family members.

Assesses patient needs in the Hemodialysis (HD) program. Plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates nursing activities that meet those needs. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned nursing unit.

Job Duties

  • Performs initial and ongoing patient assessment.

  • Assists in the development of multidisciplinary care plans for assigned patients.

  • Functions as a primary nurse.

  • Helps the patient adjust to the Dialysis Unit.

  • Provides health teaching and updates such as changes in patient status or technology requires.

  • Assembles necessary equipment and administers dialysis to patients.

  • Demonstrates ability to properly operate dialysis equipment.

  • Performs peritoneal dialysis and pediatric dialysis procedures as necessary.

  • Initiates hemofiltration procedures as necessary.

  • Oberves, reports, interprets, and records manifestations of the patient's condition.

  • Arranges for transient dialysis as assigned.

  • Participates in health teaching to prepare the patient and family to provide care in the home setting.

  • Documents observations, activities, and updates computer information as necessary.

  • Assists in the evaluation of the quality of patient care and participating in quality improvement activities.

  • Participates in an on-call schedule.

  • Monitors function of RO water purification system at begining of each shift.

  • Checks calibration of accu check blood glucose system daily.

Work 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 position.

Position Details

Work Schedule: 0530 to 1600 (5:30am to 4:00pm)

  • 2 to 3 on calls in a four week period

  • Every other weekend and holiday

  • Sundays off

We’re proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage

  • Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)

  • Employer contribution to your retirement plan

  • Tuition 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 family.

  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement

  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leaders

  • Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Nursing (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body

OUR 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.

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.

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