Geisinger Health System Clinic Nurse LPN-Addiction Medicine in WILKES BARRE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Clinic Nurse LPN-Addiction Medicine

LOCATION: Medical Arts Building

DEPARTMENT: Addiction Medicine

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides clinical support for all aspects of the patient’s treatment within the Center of Excellence Addiction Clinic. Serves in an expanded role to assess patient need; provide nursing care and; participate in research; educate patients and addiction care team. Will serve as a key member of Geisinger’s addiction medicine team addressing the ongoing opioid epidemic.

Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.

Works under the administrative direction of the Operations Manager for Addition Medicine

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates good communications and positive interpersonal relationships.

Demonstrates skill in working with patients suffering from substance use disorders

Demonstrates skill in phlebotomy competencies

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Current PA practical nurse license or eligible for licensure required.

Qualified to pass medications preferred.

Experience with substance use disorders required

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.

Some travel will be required

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.