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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Advanced Acute Care Medical and Oncology Unit

LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Advanced Acute Care Medical and Oncology Unit

companyGeisinger
locationScranton, PA, USA
PublishedPublished: 9/7/2023
ExpiresExpires: 3/6/2024
Healthcare / Pharmacy
Full Time


Job Summary

Geisinger is proud to offer an Inpatient Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) a $10,000 sign on bonus for eligible candidates as well as up to $40,000 in financial support to become a RN! $22.47 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals and up to $5 shift differentials for evening, nights, and weekend shifts!

Job Duties

Benefits of working at Geisinger:
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
  • Grow your career with up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per year
  • Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability, and Long-term disability
  • Competitive 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
  • PTO plan that allows you to earn more time fast
  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentives
  • Family-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.
  • The ability to work under a Temporary Practice Permit until you take NCLEX
  • Shared governance structure that empowers our nurses
  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
  • Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups            
  • Employee referral incentive program
Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Rebecca Miszkiel at rmiszkiel@geisinger.edu

Job Description

Contributes data to the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care. Promotes adaptive responses of patient/family to achieve the highest level of patient care, promote safety, and maximize patient satisfaction. Exhibits compassionate care during patient-nurse interactions. Coordinates patient care and interaction of staff. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in their assigned unit.
  • Contributes data to assessments as established by scope of practice and unit standards.
  • Addresses physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual needs of patient and family throughout the continuum of care.
  • Reinforces patient and family education, family needs and discharge planning throughout hospitalization.
  • Provides direct patient care including, treatments, medications, and diagnostic studies according to policy and procedure.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions and plan of care based upon patient response to interventions.
  • Initiates collaboration with physicians, ancillary personnel, and other interdisciplinary team members and takes action to proactively resolve and facilitate patient needs.
  • Participates in unit-based decision-making regarding the utilization of evidence based practice.
  • Provides input to the manager for performance appraisals of care delivery team members.
  • Precepts and mentors new staff and students in a professional, positive manner as assigned.
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.

Position Details

Hours: 7pm - 730am, every other weekend and holiday.

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Practical Nurse - Default Issuing Body; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body

Skills

Computer Literacy; Teamwork; Multitasking; Communication; Customer Service

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. 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. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier 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.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

Required degree level

  • Certification