Geisinger Health System Nurse Home Visitor - Registered Nurse (Non Research Grants) in LEWISBURG, Pennsylvania
JOB TITLE: Nurse Home Visitor
LOCATION: Lewisburg/Milton Office
DEPARTMENT: Non Research Grants
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full time
The Nurse-Home Visitor acts as a case manager and implements standard protocols for families enrolled in the Nurse-Family Partnership.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrates the ability to maintain accurate and legible progress notes/electronic documentation.
Demonstrates the ability to comprehend, speak and write the English language.
Complete continuing education requirements.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
License as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.
Two-year recent experience in maternal-child health, public health, mental/behavioral health nursing, pediatrics or home health nursing preferred.
Home visiting experience preferred.
Possesses a current Pennsylvania driver’s license and automobile insurance.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must have access to independent transportation to comply with standards of job description.
Must be able to enter residence, hospital/clinic facility, physician office or its equivalent independently regardless of physical barriers.
Must be able to complete a visual and auditory assessment of clients.
Must be able to move and position a client as appropriate for the care required.
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.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn 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.
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