Provides clinical support to the provider and patient to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition.Hours:6:30a-3:30pAdditional Travel:Less than 25%Work Lewistown Clinic on a rotating basis one Saturday every 3-4 months
Provides nursing care to patients by identifying and addressing physical, social and psychological needs of the patient and family to the registered nurse.
Serves as a resource to patients, families, and healthcare team.
Performs all aspects of the Clinic Nurse position.
Mentors the professional development of novice team members.
Coordinates a consistent orientation by communication of orientee's progress and needs to other preceptors as appropriate.
Provides leadership, guidance, and support for staff members at the unit level.
Actively participates as a team member in working toward team goals of the unit and organization.
Supports and reinforces health teaching to patients.
Satisfactorily completes all aspects of the domain selected in the Career Enhancement Program (mentor, educator, performance improvement, clinical coordinator, or any other additional domain as identified by unit need).
Completes all unit based skill competencies on an annual basis.
Submits portfolio to reporting supervisor to document performance in the Career Enhancement Program prior to performance evaluation.
Serves as a unit preceptor for orientees.
Assists with completion or orientation paperwork.
Meets with orientee weekly during orientation period.
Reviews orientees progress weekly with clinical Nurse Educator.
Assists with unit based education.
Assists with review of unit based competencies and skills assessments.
Provides small group in-services or informal displays on the unit.
Assists with unit education for new products, procedures and equipment.
Responsible for actively participating in patient safety improvement initiatives and reporting.
Assumes responsibility for identifying processes or systems that could potentially lead to errors and adverse events.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Nursing (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Practical Nurse - Default Issuing Body
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13... hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.