Under general supervision of the Team/Clinic Coordinator/Physician/Operations Manager-Heart Hospital the Clinic Nurse provides primary nursing support to the physician and patient to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patients condition. Provides patient education to enhance understanding of condition and compliance with treatment plan. Assists with patient examinations, procedures, diagnostic studies, treatments, and dressings. Acts as a liaison between patient and physician to meet the needs of the patient. 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.
SPECIFIC POSITION DUTIES:
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills. Must maintain a high regard for confidentiality.
Demonstrated flexibility, tact and the ability to perform both independently and as a team member.
Demonstrated sound triage judgment.
Demonstrated developed interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated good written and oral skills.
Demonstrated willingness to accept continuing education to broaden skills.
Demonstrated good treatment skills to work effectively with patients, families and physicians.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an accredited nursing program and current licensure in the state of Pennsylvania required. I.e.: Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
Minimum of one-year clinic related experience preferred.
Cardiology experience preferred.
Must be BLS certified.
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.
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, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** 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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.