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Geisinger Health System Clinic Nurse Lead LPN in Danville, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Clinic RN, provides direct patient care including treatments, medication and diagnostic studies. Provides other support services, dictated by patient needs, as a care delivery team member.

Job Duties

  • Performs the duties of a Clinic LPN and serves as a role model in the delivery of quality patient care.

  • Obtains and documents chief complaint, vital signs, and prepares patient for examination.

  • Identifies and addresses physical, social and psychological needs of the patient and family to the registered nurse.

  • Observes, identifies and documents patient condition and care according to the unit standard and reports changes in condition to registered nurse.

  • Reinforces health teaching, collects and prepares laboratory specimens and completes associated paperwork.

  • Cleans and sets up exam rooms and treatment room between cases.

  • Administers medication and treatments according to procedure and bills and documents accordingly.

  • Prepares patient for diagnostic studies and surgical procedures and assists providers as necessary.

  • Demonstrates responsibilities and accountability in daily operational issues.

  • Inserts, monitors, regulates and discontinues IV's as required by provider.

  • Responsible for maintaining clean utility room, soiled utility room, exam rooms and nursing station to Department of Health, Joint Commission and Unit standards.

  • Assists in problem solving, trouble shooting, and taking corrective measure in care and handling of equipment.

  • Participates in the evaluation and coordination of daily and weekly staffing; coordinates any changes with management.

  • Coordinates purchasing activity, including but not limited to, monitoring inventory and supervising the ordering of items as needed.

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

  • Previous Leadership - Preferred

  • Great team, Patient centered caring Providers

  • No weekends or Holidays.

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 2 years-Nursing (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

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

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.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. 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.

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.

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