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Geisinger Health System Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):-Gastroenterology in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): Gastroenterology

LOCATION: Olive St. Clinics

DEPARTMENT: Gastroenterology

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

As directed by the RN, provides direct outpatient nursing care including treatments, medication and diagnostic studies. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range of their assigned nursing unit.

Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrated strong communication skills and the ability to be self-directed. Must maintain a high regard for confidentiality.

Demonstrated basic computer skills.

Demonstrated organizational skills and flexibility in scheduling due to possible workload changes. Must be able to perform independently and as a team member.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current L.P.N. licensure (or eligible) for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania required.

BLS certification preferred.

Duration of on-the-job training to become familiar with job duties varies by department.

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.

About Geisinger

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.

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