Registered Nurse / Med Surg-Ortho / Night Shift

  • Location SCRANTON, PA (Moses Taylor Hospital)
    Full Time
  • Department Med/Surg (unit/floor 7)
  • Field Nursing
  • Full Time

Job Description

Sign On Bonus up to $25,000 Med Surg/Oncology 7p-7:30a 36 hours per week Every other weekend & holiday The primary focus of the RN is to be a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients. The RN collaborates with other care providers to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care across the continuum.

  • Current license to practice professional nursing issued by the State of Pennsylvania
  • Current CPR Certification

Assesses patient and family needs upon admission and throughout the discharge.

Plans for population specific care.

Administers medications appropriately and safely.

Manages emergency situations as they arise.

Uses critical thinking skills when interpreting patient data.

Formulates and implements care according to the standards of practice, policy and procedure.

Directs and coordinates patient care team.

Delegates’ tasks appropriately to ancillary staff.

Evaluates and documents care administered and patient response to care.  Provides education based upon patient needs.

Administers chemotherapy, implements treatments and monitors patient progress.

Performs hourly rounding and bedside reporting consistently.

Completes all other duties within scope of practice as assigned.

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