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Geisinger Health System License Practical Nurse (LPN): Orthopedics in WILKES BARRE, Pennsylvania

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JOB TITLE: License Practical Nurse (LPN): Orthopedics

LOCATION: Geisinger Orthopedics

DEPARTMENT: Orthopedics

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

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. 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:

Demonstrated strong organizational skills, good interpersonal skills, and a high regard for confidentiality.

Demonstrated flexibility, tact, and the ability to perform both independently and as a team member.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of accredited practical nursing program, current PA license in practical nursing or eligible for licensure.

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

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

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinic environment. May require travel to employer site(s).

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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