Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
Location WILKES BARRE, PA (Wilkes-Barre General Hospital)
Department Intensive/Coronary Care
The Critical Care Registered Nurse/Graduate Nurse consistently performs his/her duties demonstrating an understanding of the essential job functions as reflected in the Critical Care Registered Nurse/Graduate Nurse job description, department and hospital policies, and regulatory guidelines. Provide direct professional nursing care for assigned patients while maintaining a safe patient care environment. Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care based on established clinical nursing practices. Promote the health and well-being of the patient and significant others through the care continuum utilizing the nursing process.
The Graduate Nurse will work providing patient care under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse at all times. The Graduate Nurse will not assume charge responsibilities.
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
Managerial skills, clinical expertise, clerical accuracy, communication skills, listening abilities, independent thinking/sound judgment; ability to deal with stress, able to react to emergency and crisis situations. Clinical, managerial, problem-solving and teaching skills. Independent thinker, ability to make sound judgments and commitment to quality care.
Pharmacology, asceptic technique, teaching skills, documentation
Current PA Practice Permit/ Registered Nurse license
BLS and ACLS required, must be completed prior to the end of orientation period
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania's largest community hospital, with 392 beds and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians representing nearly 50 medical and surgical specialties. Recognized for its excellence in heart and vascular care, inpatient and outpatient cancer care and wide ranging surgical specialties, including orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery and minimally invasive surgical procedures, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is also home to the region's busiest emergency department, which treats more than 55,000 patients a year. For more information, visit https://www.commonwealthhealth.net/hospital-opportunities .