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Registered Nurse, RN, Intensive Care Unit, Per Diem
Per Diem, Days / Evenings - Committed - 48 hours per 6-week schedule, 24 of these hours on weekends, 7am-7:30pm
Sellersville, PA 18960

For more than one hundred years, residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties have trusted Grand View Health with the well-being of their families, and we have been honored to serve our community.

We are an award-winning institution offering advanced medicine in multiple specialties, and our two Urgent Care Centers and six specialized outpatient centers augment our 168 licensed beds at our main campus and help bring convenient healthcare solutions to all the communities we serve.

Grand View Health is a member of the Penn Cancer Network, an affiliate of Penn Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery, and an affiliate of the Penn Trauma Network, partnered with Penn Medicine to provide advanced neurological services, including tele-stroke and tele-neurology care.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse on the ICU assumes accountability and responsibility as a professional nurse for providing total, comprehensive, continuous care for an assigned group of patients. The Registered Nurse, RN, ICU is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Registered Nurse, RN, ICU functions as a health team member through independent, interdependent and dependent roles within the healthcare system. Serving as the patient's advocate, the RN assumes responsibility and accountability for nursing care for patients of various ages as defined by the department scope of service.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensures patient safety in the performance of job functions and through participation in hospital, department or unit patient safety initiatives. Takes action to correct observed risks to patient safety.
  • Reports adverse events and "near misses" to appropriate management authority.
  • Implements policies, procedures and standards consistently in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Identifies possible risks in processes, procedures and devices and communicates the same to those in charge.
  • Displays professional commitment and supports the unit team by promoting unity and teamwork among coworkers by maintaining a positive attitude and positive working relationships.
  • Fosters a healing environment for patients and families.
  • Assumes responsibility and authority for establishing a therapeutic relationship with the patient and creating an individualized plan of care. Evaluates patient's response and intervenes to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • Integrates clinical reasoning and knowledge as the foundation for decision-making
  • Balances patients' rights and organization's responsibilities in providing professional and ethical care.

Grand View Health's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a 14-bed unit that provides comprehensive care for patients with complex health problems. The unit also cares for seriously ill or injured patients who require close observation and constant care.

Schedule: 48 hours per 6-week schedule with 24 hours on the weekend shifts. 16 hours of holiday time per year.
 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Vocational diploma in Nursing and over 6 months to 1 year as an acute care Registered Nurse required.
  • BSN preferred.
  • Critical care course preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrated written communication skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to work as part of a team required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality required.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills required.
  • Ability to make quality, independent decisions required.
  • Service-oriented required.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities required.
  • Competency in the use of a variety of computer hardware and software systems required.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Registered Nurse in PA – licensed, upon hire, required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) upon hire required.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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