Facilitates entrance of new patients into care programs. Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the condition, and provides ongoing continuity of care for patients.
Are you a RN looking to join our team of Healthcare Heroes? Through professional growth, quality improvement, and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows nurses to grow their skillsets, develop their practice, and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact. Our Geisinger nurses make a difference in the lives of the people they see every day- our friends, neighbors, and family members. To join Geisinger as an Inpatient RN and start leading healthcare change, please apply now!
Responsible for the coordination of pre and post hospital care.
Serves as the liaison between the patient and caregivers.
Performs duties as a patient navigator guiding incoming calls and facilitating entrance of new patients into the multi-disciplinary program.
Facilitates entrance of new patients into care programs.
Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the condition, and provides ongoing continuity of care for patients.
Provides clinical support to the provider and patients to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions.
Collaborates with other healthcare providers in coordinating and implementing the patient's plan of care including evaluation, treatment, follow-up and surveillance.
Communicates with patient via mail, telephone, and in person regarding information pertinent to their care Coordinates patient and interdisciplinary activities to meet the needs of a defined group of patients.
Acts as an effective resource.
Coordinat's patient activities through the interdisciplinary clinics as appropriate.
Reinforces patient and family education based on individual needs either in person or by telephone.
Coordinates patient activities through available support services, such as support groups and social services as appropriate.
Maintains systems and processes to assure timely follow-up and surveillance of post-follow-up patients.
Provides nursing care and assists physician and procedures.
Educates other team members in area of expertise.
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.
We're proud to offer:
Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance
The ability to work under a Temporary Practice Permit until you take NCLEX (GN only)
Tuition and relocation assistance (part time and full time roles only)
A shared governance structure
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated, experienced nursing leaders
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Nursing (Preferred)
Minimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA)
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.
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