Geisinger Health System Registered Nurse Inpatient Nurse Coordinator General Surgery in Danville, Pennsylvania
JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse Inpatient Nurse Coordinator
LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time; 1.0 FTE
Serves in an expanded role to assess patient needs. Plans and provides nursing care and coordinates follow-up care. Participates in research. Educates patients, families and other nursing staff. Serves as a resource person in establishing nursing guidelines and implementing nursing care. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range of the General Surgery clinic population.
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient
Works under the administrative direction of the Clinic Nurse Supervisor for General Surgery.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates good organizational skills.
Demonstrates excellent communication skills and positive interpersonal relationships.
Demonstrates ability to work independently.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Registered Nurse, licensed in the state of Pennsylvania, required.
BSN preferred. Minimum five years experience in clinical nursing required.
Minimum two years clinical nursing and experience with General Surgery patients is preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.
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.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn 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.