Inpatient RN - Behavioral Health - Up to $26K Hiring Incentive!
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-27040
Are you a RN looking to join our Geisinger Nursing Institute? Through professional growth, quality improvement and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows our nurses to grow their skillset, develop their practice and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact. Responsible for the daily supervision and operations of an assigned unit, as well as clinical responsibility for the delivery of patient care. Serves as a role model for professional practice and directs patient flow activity to maintain consistency in patient care. Assists the Behavioral Health Manager in the appropriate utilization of material, financial and human resources in the assigned unit.
Develops a daily plan for the provision of patient care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.
Assures and provides patient care in accordance with all responsibilities contained in the registered nurse job description.
Assesses the physiological, psychosocial and age-specific needs of patients throughout the shift.
Communicates with multidisciplinary healthcare team in coordinating patient care and informs team members of changes in care.
Ensures that clinical and technical aspects of care are delivered in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Assigns and delegates duties and patient assignments on the basis of skills and expertise of team member, acuity and specific needs of patient, and time availability of team members according to Department of Nursing policy.
Holds staff accountable for assigned duties and responsibilities, as well as adherence to policies, procedures and professional practice.
Provides clinical, consultative, technical or informational services as needed to staff, other disciplines, patients and or families.
Assists manager in ensuring staffing to meet patient care needs within operational guidelines.
Directs and alters assignments in response to changes in patient situations.
Adjusts staffing as necessary to accommodate changes in census and acuity.
Assesses staff competencies and identifies educational needs of same.
Participates in coaching, counseling and mentoring of unit personnel.
Enforces policies and procedures through disciplinary process.
Participates in performance appraisal of team members.
Assists in the interviewing and selection of unit employees in collaboration with the Manager.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Shift: 7pm-7am; Every other weekend and holiday;
BSN and Psych certification preferred.
We're proud to offer:
$35.00 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals
Up to $7 shift differentials for evening, nights and weekend shifts
Up to $26,000 hiring incentive for eligible candidates
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
Relocation assistance for eligible candidates
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health and reduce health plan premiums for qualified individuals
Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per year
Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time per year
Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
Paid parental leave and military leave
Fertility and adoption support
The ability to work under a Temporary Practice Permit until you take NCLEX
Shared governance structure that empowers our nurses
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
Employee referral incentive program
Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Rebecca Miszkiel at email@example.com
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Nursing (Preferred)
Minimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.