Registered Nurse Regional Heart
Bethlehem, PA US
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Rhc Medical

2545 Schoenersville Road
Bethlehem, PA

full time

Night shift

Sun-Sat; 6:45-7:15

62242

Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our RN Weekend position in the Inpatient Regional Heart Center.

Be part of inspiring passion. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other is undeniable. In fact, we rely upon each other's strengths and passion to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction and high quality service each and every day.

Lehigh Valley Hospital has ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 21 consecutive years. LVHN is also a Magnet Hospital, recognized four times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for attracting and retaining the best professional nurses. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital received an "A" grade in The Leapfrog Group's Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score, the highest grade in patient safety. These three recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology.

Job Description: Directs and manages the care of designated patients. Utilizes effective and appropriate communication styles.

About the Inpatient Regional Heart Center:36 Bed, Progressive floor, that specializes in patients that require low-level monitoring. This unit has a nurse to patient ratio of 1:4-5

Minimum Requirements:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Successful completion of LVHN Progressive Cardiac Education Program within 6 months of hire or transfer, or previous Progressive Cardiac Nursing experience. Successful completion of Cardiac Arrythmia Interpretation Course, or passing score of the Challenge Exam for Cardiac Arrythmia before completion of orientation. Successful (passing score) and basic proficiency in Medication Administration Examination within 6 weeks of hire.

Preferred Qualifications: One year of recent progressive cardiac care experience preferred. BSN preferred. Professional Nursing Certification in Clinical Practice Specialty.

External Applicants: BSN is required 4 years from start of employment.

Licensure and Certifications: Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse licensure. Current BLS Health Care Provider. ACLS within 9 months of hire.

Benefits and Incentives: Relocation assistance. Comprehensive health care packages. Robust tuition reimbursement. Scholarships available for ADN to BSN programs. Competitive shift differentials of 8% (evenings) and 10% (nights). Flexible scheduling options. Annual nursing celebrations and recognition. Specialty training and more.

Contact a nurse recruiter at 484-884-0808 for more information.

Influenza vaccination is required for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.

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.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Sun-Sat; 6:45-7:15
Required Experience
1+ years
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