WORK SCHEDULE: Evenings/Nights weekend and holiday rotation
WORK TYPE: Full time .9 FTE 72 Hours Biweekly payperiod - Exempt
Coordinates and supervises the delivery of nursing care and activities of assigned personnel. Ensures compliance with the directives, policies, applicable laws and regulations. Supports and implements the Nursing Department and Hospital goals and objectives. Coordinates patient flow and assesses appropriate staffing levels throughout the hospital.
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and optimum patient satisfaction.
Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.
Reports directly to the Associate Vice President/Vice President, Nursing Services.
SPECIFIC POSITION DUTIES:
Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Assisting and supporting a new or transferred employee through a planned orientation to a specific area.
Demonstrates the capability of making rapid and clinically accurate decisions based on evidence- based practice.
Demonstrates excellent clinical nursing skills, knowledge, judgment and leadership in a multidisciplinary environment.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assure assessment, treatment or care is appropriate to the age of patients served (i.e. neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, geriatrics).
Demonstrates ability to be confident, personable, self-motivated and function with tact and poise in all situations.
Must be able to work and communicate effectively in a team environment.
Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers or workstations.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
3 years of Clinical Nursing Experience required.
Previous management experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required
Required Certifications or Licensures:
Licensed Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania,
Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Healthcare provider.
Professional certification required, or commitment to obtain within 3 years after hire date.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Extensive walking is involved, as well as the ability to lift 25 pounds independently and transport equipment and patients throughout the healthcare facility.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
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.
GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
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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.
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