Regional Hospital of Scranton
Location SCRANTON, PA (Regional Hospital of Scranton)
Department Recovery Room
Current licensure as a RN in the Commonwealth of Pa., BLS and ACLS required. PALS required. Critical Care course preferred. One to two years of previous/current medical/surgical nursing experience preferred. Critical care experience preferred.
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse Prefer Bachelors degree in Nursing. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Cardiac monitoring and cardiac medication experience required. Ventilator experience preferred.