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Licensed Practical Nurse - Cardiovascular - Scranton, PA #4948130


Company: Geisinger Health System

Date: 05/17/2018

Category: Computer / IT Services

City: Scranton, PA

JOB TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse


LOCATION: GCMC - Main Campus


DEPARTMENT: Cardiovascular


WORK SCHEDULE: Days


WORK TYPE: Full time


JOB SUMMARY:


Provides direct nursing care, including treatments, medication, and diagnostic studies. Assists physicians and provides other support services dictated by patient needs. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range of their assigned nursing unit from 18-90+ years of age.


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.


Works under the supervision of the Clinic Lead Nurse.


COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:


Demonstrates strong communication skills and ability to be self-directed.


Demonstrates high regard for confidentiality.


Demonstrates basic computer skills.


Demonstrates organizational skills and flexibility in scheduling due to possible workload changes.


Demonstrates ability to perform independently and as a team member.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:


Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current LPN licensure, or eligible for licensure, in the state of Pennsylvania required. Temporary licensure awaiting state boards in the state of Pennsylvania if GPN accepted.


BLS certification required. Qualification to pass medications required.


Cardiology experience, inpatient or outpatient, preferred. IV insertion skills preferred.


WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.


Travel may be required to other sites.


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-COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (G-CMC), Scranton, Pa., is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services.


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.




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