Geisinger Health System Licensed Practical Nurse Careworks in KINGSTON, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse/Medical Assistant

LOCATION: Kingston Careworks

DEPARTMENT: Community Practice

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Nights

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides primary clinical support to the provider, patient and their family to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition in the urgent care setting. Follows up on diagnostic testing to ensure completion, accuracy, and filing of same in medical record to ensure continuity and quality of care. Promotes a clean environment. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in specific age range on their assigned clinical area. Works under the general direction of the clinic site provider and reports directly to the Operations Manager. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and manage a variety of tasks and/or projects in a fast-paced environment.

Demonstrates competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills.

Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to use computers with general keyboarding, typing and internet navigation skills

Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills, strong clinical skills and flexibility to deal with variety of clinic settings.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of accredited nursing program, current PA license required.

Must be qualified to pass medications. Must be BLS certified.

One year prior medical/surgical or clinic related experience preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is typically performed in a clinic 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.

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.