- April 28, 2014
- Job Type
- Mount Nittany Health
- Med/Surg Ortho
- Mount Nittany Medical Center
- Full Time
Professional responsibilities for the orthopedic nurse include the following: Maintaining current orthopedic knowledge through formal and informal education. Participating in peer review to assure competent practice. Designing and implementing systems to evaluate care based on identified criteria. High School education or equivalent. Completion of a registered nurse degree program required. Previous RN experience preferred. Charge qualified preferred. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania. Meets the American Heart Association’s standards for Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) and renews BLS every two years. Relevant certification preferred upon hire.
Responsible to the Unit Director/Manager for the overall nursing practice of the unit during the shift assigned. In the absence of the Unit Director/Manager, the RN is responsible to the Clinical Supervisor, Charge Nurse or the Clinical Coordinator of the shift. Provides professional nursing care based on current nursing knowledge through use of the nursing process. This includes the responsibility for assessment of the patient's needs, development of the plan of care to meet those needs, implementation of nursing measures and evaluation of the effectiveness of the nursing care and other treatment measures.
Days w/rotation to Evenings; 8 hr shifts
Every other weekend and rotating holidays
Please submit your bid by clicking on the APPLY button no later than 12:00 Noon, on the closing date. (Include Name; Phone #; Current Position & Dept; Transfer date if within the last year; Active Discipline; PCN # of position applying for; State how you meet the qualifications for this position)
Job Expired 4/28/2014