Geisinger Health System Nursing Assistant Float in Danville, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Nursing Assistant Float

LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Med Surg

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

WORK TYPE: Full Time

Eligible for Sign On Bonus

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible and accountable for performing a wide range of 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 provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient

satisfaction in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System.

Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.

Functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN). Directly reports to the Operations Manager.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills.

Demonstrates basic math skills.

Demonstrates the ability to keep current with unit and organizational communication, i.e., read email, read minutes, bulletin boards, attends staff meetings, and performance improvement activity.

Demonstrates how to turn the computer off and on, basic navigation in a windows

environment, and passwords and security. Accesses the Info web and 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.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or equivalent required.

Successful completion role orientation and competencies required.

Previous experience in patient care, physical therapy, EKG or respiratory therapy health

care preferred.

Continuing education and in-service programs required.

BLS certification required.

Adult and pediatric dual skill base required upon completion of orientation. Requires the ability to care for adult and pediatric patients. Requires the flexibility to potentially change patient and/or unit assignments on a frequent basis.

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 MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off 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.