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Registered Nurse Home Health Lewistown Office

JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse
LOCATION: Lewistown Office
DEPARTMENT: Home Health
WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings
WORK TYPE: Part Time
JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for assessing human responses to disease process, illness and/or injury.
Identifies health problems and provides restorative, supportive, preventive and specialized nursing measures to individuals
in their home by executing the medical regimen prescribed by a licensed physician. (HH II.2c.1c, 1e)
Fully responsible for all actions as a licensed nurse and is accountable to patients for
the coordination and delivery of quality of care. Reports to designated immediate supervisor regarding work
planning and assignments.
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.
Reports directly to home care nurse manager.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrate the ability to comprehend, speak and write the English language
Demonstrates the ability to maintain accurate and legible progress notes.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
Current license to practice as a registered nurse in Pennsylvania required.
Minimum of two years clinical experience required.
One year home health experience strongly preferred.
IV skills, venipuncture preferred.
Broad medical/surgical experience preferred.
SPECIALITY NURSE - EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Maternal Child:
Minimum two years clinical experience and one year home health experience preferred.
Minimum one year obstetrical, maternal and/or newborn/neonatal experience preferred.
Pediatric Nurse:
Minimum two years clinical experience and one year home health experience preferred.
Minimum one year pediatric experience required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Duties involve occupational exposure to disease and illness including, but not limited to, Hepatitis B and TB viruses.
Requires HBV and TB vaccinations.
Must possess a current Pennsylvania driver?s license and have a vehicle available for work.
Must be available to work on call on a rotating basis.
_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.
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 at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
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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