Registered Nurse - Hyperbaric Medicine

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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 Hyperbaric Medicine department.
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.
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.
Job Description: Collaborates with physicians and other team members to provide consistent quality care for LVHN patients. Plans, provides, directs, evaluates and revises plan of care in inpatient and outpatient care arenas; facilitates continuity of care through coordination of care and the utilization of other appropriate resources within the network and community. Demonstrates excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of groups including but not limited to patients & families of all ages, hospital departments, medical and other department staff and representatives of the community, business and industry. Demonstrates initiative and is able to function independently as well as interdependently. Demonstrates the ability to creatively problem sole, work within a self-directed team environment and work with minimal supervision. Demonstrates the ability to initiate, accept and embrace change. Demonstrates excellent organizational and time management skills. Recognizes, accepts and appreciates differences among people.
Minimum Requirements:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Two or more years recent experience in an acute or other appropriate care setting required. Documentation of completion of at least a 40 hour National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology (NBDHMT) approved hyperbaric medicine introductory course. Certification in hyperbaric medicine upon meeting eligibility requirements. Certification in wound care specialty (through the American Academy of Wound Management or other acceptable certifying organization) is required. upon meeting eligibility requirements.
External Applicants: BSN is preferred and required by 1/1/2020.
Preferred Qualifications: Recent experience in an ambulatory or other outpatient care setting and/or wound care specialty experience desirable. Previous experience in hyperbaric medicine desirable. Working knowledge and understanding of codes and regulations that govern the operation of a hyperbaric medicine facility desirable. ACLS preferred.
Licensure and Certifications: Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse licensure. BLS Certification required , Certification in hyperbaric medicine required upon meeting eligibility requirements. , Certification in wound care specialty (CWS/WOCN) required upon meeting eligibility requirements.
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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