LPN-Licensed Practical Nurse-Advanced Acute Care Neurosciences
Geisinger is proud to offer a full time 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! Marketing leading hiring rates and up to $5 shift differentials for evening, nights, and weekend shifts! Unit Location: AGP4
The LPN contributes data to the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care as directed by the Inpatient RN. Promotes adaptive responses of patient or 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.
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.
Benefits of working at Geisinger:
Full benefits (health, dental and vision) starting on day one
Three medical plan choices, including an expanded network for out-of-area employees and dependents
Pre-tax savings plans with healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA) and a health savings account (HSA)
Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage
401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions
Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time per year
Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health while earning a financial incentive
Family-friendly support including adoption and fertility assistance, parental leave pay, military leave pay and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care; Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more
Voluntary benefits including accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity insurance, identity theft protection, universal life and pet and legal insurance
he 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
Geisinger values and prioritizes the safety and security of our staff by investing in a Strongline Alert Notification system worn by our staff, robust camera surveillance system, metal detectors at certain locations and security guards/K9 program on campus.
Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Courtney Sassaman, Nurse Recruiter, at email@example.com.
AGP4 is a 27 bed unit that has a major focus on the neurosciences. Neurosurgery patients can include craniotomies, cervical and lumbar surgeries, as well as brain and spinal tumors. The focus in neurology can vary from stroke/TIA’s to neuromuscular disorders, Guillain-Barré syndrome, MS and chronic migraines.
There is a 6-bed epilepsy unit that utilizes continuous EEG monitoring for our seizure patients and their needs.
The nursing staff is also flexible enough to navigate and take care of other medical/surgical and telemetry patients. This patient population can range from chronic COPD and CHF patients to GI Bleed, orthopedic, general surgery and trauma patients.
Schedule is 1.0 FTE (40 hours). Straight nights. Every other weekend/Every other holiday rotation.
Geisinger Medical Center is proud to receive ANCC Magnet Recognition®, the highest and most prestigious distinction a health care organization can receive for nursing practice and quality patient care.
EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)Licensed Practical Nurse - Default Issuing Body; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
SkillsMultitasking; Communication; Customer Service; Computer Literacy; Teamwork
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.
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KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.
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