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Registered Nurse (RN) MedSurg All Shifts Available

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for our Med / Surg Unit for Days & Nights in Lancaster, PA.

7 & 8 NORTH: 7 North is an 18 bed, adult, medical surgical inpatient unit that collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to help reduce the length of stay for patients by focusing on discharge initiatives. 8 North is a 24-bed Medical-Surgical unit. As the Infection Control floor, the 8 North team cares for many complex wounds. Additional patient population includes patients going to or following surgery, many of which are abdominal surgeries. On 8 North we care for a wide age range of patients.

HOURS: Full-time, Night Shifts (7pm - 7am), and Day Shifts (7am - 7pm)


Incorporates the Lancaster General Health mission, vision and values into planning patient care.
Functions as an independent and interdependent member of the health care team as defined in unit based Plan for Provision of Care.
Performs patient assessments, focusing on physiologic, psychological, and cognitive functions. Evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes and adapts the plan of care based on recognized trends and changes. Collects and manages comprehensive data pertinent to the patient s health or the situation.
Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnosis or issues. Formulates age-appropriate and culturally and ethically sensitive plan of care
Implements care in a knowledgeable manner and coordinates patient care across several disciplines and among caregivers.
Provides leadership to other members of the team by effectively communicating expected standards of care and encouraging and supporting team members and their contributions.
Demonstrates an understanding of and a commitment to our values of privacy, quality, respect, service and teamwork.
Assigns, delegates, and supervises other employees and intervenes as appropriate to assure that the plan of care is carried out, continuity of care is provided and that established outcomes are achieved through availability and appropriated utilization of human, material and financial resources.
Educates patients about healthy practices and treatment modalities.
Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practices. Utilizes technology where appropriate.
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing services.


RN licensure is required, issued by the PA Board of Nursing.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. For Magnet designated RN positions, BSN or higher level nursing degree is required for incumbents based upon previously established parameters; or within two (2) years of placement in position for incumbents who started after 07/01/2020.
If applicable , New Graduate RNs will be required to successfully complete the Nurse Residency Program.
CPR Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support, formerly Healthcare Provider (AHA Heart Saver courses for CPR are not accepted).
A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.


Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health offers the following benefits to employees:

100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
Child Care Subsidies
Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes
Sign-On Bonus: $15,000 and a two-year commitment. Eligibility rules apply including 18 months or greater RN experience.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTHis an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
12 hour shift
Day shift
Night shift
Supplemental pay types:
Signing bonus

RN License (Required)

Work Location: One location
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  • Job Reference: 701484641-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
  • Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent