Job Description :
Date Posted: 20171025
Location: Allegheny General Hospital
Department: New Unit Med Surg Tele
Status: Full Time
Shift: 72 hours every two weeks
Rotation with rotating weekends and holiday per policy
Medical Telemetry Patients
Excellent opportunity to utilize your skills in a fast paced unit and multi-faceted patient population!
The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.
For decades, the hospitals of Allegheny Health Network have been providing people with exceptional healthcare, care that helps people to live healthy lives and care that we deliver throughout their lifetimes.
Since 1885, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) has offered medical care to Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas. What started with just 50 beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds. Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, Erected for the benefit of mankind to save life, relieve suffering and conserve health by continually striving for outstanding patient experience and care. Allegheny General offers its patients many modern-day amenities, state-of-the art surgical suites, innovative technology, and advanced medical treatments, which are delivered by its world-renowned doctors in conjunction with exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and supporting staff.
Unit based interdisciplinary team to support nursing function and achieve the best patient outcomes
Supportive professional development model and culture for all nurses to promote professional growth
We offer a Nurse Residency mentoring program for new graduates to help:
Transition from advanced beginner to competent professional in the clinical environment
Develop critical thinking skills related to clinical judgment and performance
Provide clinical nursing leadership at the point of care
Strengthen commitment to nursing profession
Formulate an individual professional development plan
Incorporate research-based evidence linked to outcomes in practice
Job Summary: Responsible and accountable for a designated patient population for the purpose of providing care based upon enactment of the nursing process.
Demonstrates clinical assessment skills and care planning skills.
Provides safe and effective care for the age population served according to regulatory requirements.
Professionally directs and manages the activities of the patient care delivery by the team members.
Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team for the plan of care from admission through discharge.
Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on age, culture and willingness to learn
Current RN PA license in good standing
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