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Imagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks.Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.LVHN has been ranked among the "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years. We're... a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored five times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes in our Lehigh Valley region. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg, Lehigh Valley Hospital- Hazleton, and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group in 2020, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.SummaryPrepares patients for examinations including basic diagnostic interviewing, rooming, administering medications and vaccines, wound care for wounds or incisions, and assisting with procedures within the physician office setting. Provides care to designated patients and care coordination across the continuum. Provides education on prescription medications and clinical concerns under the direction of a provider.Job DutiesFacilitates coordination of care across settings for a designated population ensuring that labs, studies, and referrals are completed and results discussed with the patient.
Performs patient care and procedures utilizing sound clinical judgment and approved policies/procedures/protocols/techniques, equipment, and supplies.
Cleans and sterilizes instruments and equipment and maintains supplies.
Assesses patient readiness to learn and ensures education materials are current and appropriate; evaluates effectiveness of patient education.
Intervenes to prevent, minimize, or correct actual or potential patient risks based upon observation of physiological, behavioral, and environmental factors.
Complies with monitoring and documentation of daily activities and expenditures as per standards set forth by accrediting bodies.
Acts as a resource for patient and family members, listens effectively, and gives and receives constructive feedback.
Participates in clinical meetings and other multi-disciplinary quality service improvement initiatives.
Triages calls to appropriate level of care and provides healthcare advice/education using assessment skills, approved guidelines and protocols, and knowledge of self-care practices.Minimum Qualifications Graduate of accredited Nursing program. Ability to initiate, accept, and adapt to change within a healthcare setting.
Excellent time management skills.
Excellent computer skills including EMR, word processing, and Excel.
Knowledge of registration, insurance, managed care plans, medical authorization requirements, and referral coordination. American Heart Association Basic Life Support - State of Pennsylvania Upon Hire
RN - Licensed Registered Nurse_PA - State of Pennsylvania Upon Hire Preferred QualificationsBachelor’s Degree Nursing Physical DemandsLift and carry 25 lbs. frequent sitting/standing, frequent keyboard use, *patient care providers may be required to perform activities specific to their role including kneeling, bending, squatting and performing CPR.Job Description Disclaimer: This position description provides the major duties/responsibilities, requirements and working conditions for the position. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, however management reserves the right to revise or change as necessary to meet organizational needs. Other responsibilities may be assigned when circumstances require.Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.https://youtu.be/GD67a9hIXUY
Scranton PA United States

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Apply - Registered Nurse - Physician Practices Scranton