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Geisinger Health System clinic nurse in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Provides clinical support to the provider and patient to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition. Hours:6:30a-3:30p Additional Travel: Less than 25% Work Lewistown Clinic on a rotating basis one Saturday every 3-4 months

Job Duties

  • 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.

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Nursing (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Basic Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); 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.

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