Geisinger Health System Nursing Assistant - RN Student - Ortho in WILKES BARRE, Pennsylvania

Job Title: Nursing Assistant - RN Student

Location: Geisinger Wyoming Valley

Work Schedule: Rotation

Work Type: Flex, hours as needed

Department: Medical Surgical - Ortho

JOB SUMMARY:

The Nursing Assistant RN Student position is work experience for nursing students who have started their Registered Nurse coursework. The Student Nurse Aide assists in patient care and reports the physical, psychological, and emotional conditions of the patient. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned nursing unit. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximizes patient satisfaction in accordance with the goals and objectives of Geisinger. Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction. Fosters a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to Geisinger and unit specific Service Standards. Works under the direct supervision of an RN. Responsible to the Operations Manager.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates basic computer skills.

Demonstrates basic math skills.

Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Current enrollment in Registered Nurse level studies with a goal to attain licensure required. BLS certification preferred but not required

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.

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.

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.