Geisinger Health System Nursing Assistant Ovsevation Unit in WILKES BARRE, Pennsylvania
JOB TITLE: Nursing Assistant
LOCATION: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
DEPARTMENT: Observation Unit - Float
WORK SCHEDULE: Day/Evening; 7am-7:30pm; including every other weekend and every other holiday
WORK TYPE: Full Time; 0.9 FTE; 72 hours bi-weekly
ELIGIBLE FOR SIGN_ON BONUS
Responsible and accountable for performing a wide range of direct patient care tasks. The performance of tasks allows the care team to provide
quality care. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality service and patient satisfaction.
Works under the direction of the Nursing or Operations Manager.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
PATIENT RIGHTS-Knowledge of principles and practices associated with the rights and responsibilities of patients and caregivers.
PATIENT SAFETY-Knowledge of the risks faced by patients in a healthcare environment, and the ability to take steps to reduce these risks.
HEALTH INFORMATION DOCUMENTATION -Knowledge of the relevance of health information and appropriate documentation methods; ability
to record medical histories, symptoms, vital signs, medications, diagnoses, treatment plans, procedures, tests, and medical results in written or
COMPUTER SKILLS- Demonstrates basic navigation in a windows environment, and passwords and security. Accesses the internet, uses basic browser
functionality, and understands policy on Internet usage. Demonstrates the ability to compose, send and read emails, understands email functionality
and conventions related to replying.
COMMUNICATION -Demonstrates oral, written, and electronic communication skills.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
HS Diploma or GED required
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work performed in clinical environment-Universal Precautions
May handle or be exposed to hazardous materials
Work involves lifting/maneuvering patients
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 WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory 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.