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LPN-Licensed Practical Nurse Per Diem-Advanced Acute Care Medical

Job Title LPN-Licensed Practical Nurse Per Diem-Advanced Acute Care Medical Location Coal Township, PA Job Category LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support Schedule Per Diem Work Type Part time Department JM-GSACH Medical-Surgical Nursing Division Date posted 06/21/2022 Job ID R-33822

Job Summary

Geisinger is proud to offer a per diem Inpatient Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) market leading pay rates, up to $5 shift differentials for evening, nights, and weekend shifts! Also offering up to $40,000 in financial support to become an RN! Unit Location: AAC North, AAC South, AAC West

Job Duties

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.

  • Supports the plan of care as established in unit standards.

  • Reinforces patient and family education, family needs and discharge planning throughout hospitalization with members of the interdisciplinary team as directed by the registered nurse.

  • 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 in collaboration with the registered nurse.

  • 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.

  • Actively participates as a team member working toward team goals of the unit and organization and is accountable for unit and system specific metrics.

  • 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:

  • 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions  

  • Free 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  

  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health

  • 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

Position Details

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital (GSACH) has 3 advanced acute care locations, within the hospital, that functions as one large unit. You will have the opportunity to care for a variety of patients including those with acute exacerbations of chronic illness, as well as new onset illnesses, and even pre and post op patients. GSACH has a community hospital environment that provides you with a team that feels like family.

This is a flex position where a minimum of 24 hours of availability, on every 4 week-schedule, is required. This availability and coverage must be to fill 24 hours of core needs. Flex employees are required to work a minimum of eight (8) hours per schedule on a weekend (Fri, Sat, or Sun), or on a holiday or alternate shift.

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital 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. 


Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

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


Teamwork; Multitasking; Computer Literacy; Customer Service; Communication

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 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.


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