Reading Hospital
Registered Nurse - Neuro/Trauma IMU - Weekend Only
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 03/20/2020
Closing: 04/19/2020
Degree: 2 Year Degree
Type: Part-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description

A 30 bed unit specialized in intermediate care of medical, neurosurgical and trauma patients located within the state of the art HealthPlex. This unit offers a variety of clinical experiences and will be the location for our established ventilator patients. The nurse patient ratio is 1:3 and this unit has been the organizational leader in piloting video-monitoring.

This position is weekend only and will work Saturday and Sunday and receives a weekend pay incentive.  

Why Reading Hospital?

  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Emergency Nurses Association 2018 Lantern Award
  • MICU: Silver Beacon Award for Excellence by The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • Healthgrades: America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017-2019)
  • Five-Star Ranking, 2019 – one of only 11 hospitals in the state to do so!
  • US News & World Report: 6th best hospital in PA

Comprehensive benefits to include earned time off, enhanced tuition assistance, retirement savings with employer match and so much more!



Responsibilities

  • 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.


Qualifications

  • An Associate Degree from an accredited school of Nursing
  • Current Pennsylvania RN licensure
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Previous RN experience, preferred
Registered Nurse - Neuro/Trauma IMU - Weekend Only