Job Title: Clinic RN- LIFE Geisinger (Per Diem)
Location: Kulpmont, Pennsylvania
Job Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-LIFE Geisinger Kulpmont Team
Date Posted: 09/17/2021
Job ID: R-18488
Are you a RN looking to join our team of Healthcare Heroes? Geisinger is hiring for per diem Clinic RNs for our LIFE Geisinger Center in Kulpmont. LIFE Geisinger is a program for adults 55 and older designed to give seniors the support they need to live at home. LIFE Geisinger offers a full range of health and medical services, at our day centers. Our Geisinger nurses make a difference in the lives of the people they see every day- our friends, neighbors, and family members.
Provides primary nursing support to the physician and patient to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition. Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the condition and adheres with the treatment plan. The Registered Clinic Nurse, functions in the spirit of teamwork, is accountable for the delivery of care utilizing skills learned in the clinic. Assists other team members on the unit.
Acts as clinic lead providing oversight of clinic flow and non-provider staff.
Triages patient sick calls to facilitate appropriate treatment plan with providers.
Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief complaint, vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for provider, and prepares patient for examinations.
Oversees chart checks insuring that all patient completed testing is available for provider visit.
Assists providers in procedures as directed by provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis and treatment.
Monitor staffing levels to assure appropriate staffing based on clinic needs.
Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and completes associated paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximum accuracy and efficiency.
Executes and documents ongoing patient communication.
Provides instruction to ensure patient's understanding of medical condition and compliance with treatment instructions.
Inserts, monitors, regulates and discontinues IVs as required by provider.
Administers medications, IV push medications, and topical medications.
Routinely inspects and observes condition and operation of diagnostic equipment and instrumentation to ensure proper operation and identify need for preventive and corrective maintenance.
May clean, sterilize and prepare instruments, according to established protocols, to ensure required level of asepsis and adequate availability.
Cleans and sets up Procedure rooms between cases, ensures required level of asepsis, availability of appropriate instruments and equipment, and preparation of patient.
Educate staff and patients on all aspects of medication and treatments as appropriate.
Assists in all aspects of day to day clinic activity.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
This position is per diem. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 830AM to 5:00PM.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
Our Purpose & Values
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. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.