Registered Nurse - Orthopedic Med-Surg

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Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our RN position in the 7K, Med-Surg Unit.
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 19 consecutive years. LVHN is also a Magnet? Hospital, recognized three 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.
Benefits and Incentives: Relocation assistance. Comprehensive health care packages. Robust tuition reimbursement. 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 484-884-0927 for more information.
Unit Description: 7K is an Orthopedic/Trauma med-surg floor, with a surgical focus. It specializes in Adult patient population with total knee, total hips, general and trauma surgery.
Job Description: Directs and manages the care of designated patients. Utilizes effective and appropriate communication styles.
Minimum Requirements:Successful completion of medical surgical orientation or previous medical surgical experience. Successful completion of cardiac arrhythmia interpretation course or passing score on challenge exam for cardiac arrhythmia interpretation course. Passing score on basic proficiency in medication administration examination within 6 weeks of hire.
External Applicants: BSN is preferred and required within 5 years.
Preferred Qualifications: One or more years of RN experience in a medical-surgical setting is preferred. BSN Preferred. Professional Certification in Clinical Practice Specialty.
Licensure and Certifications: Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse licensure. Current BLS Health Care Provider.
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.

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