Responsible for supporting nursing clinical practice, budgetary personnel activities, regulatory activities associated with the clinical department, and professional development coordination assistance. Assures compliance with the directives, policies and applicable laws and regulations. Responsible for developing and initiating improvements in the organization and delivery of high-quality, cost-effective patient care.
Assists professional development supervisor with orientation, onboarding, ongoing competency evaluation and integration of new employees, including database management
Maintains current knowledge base clinically and administratively through active participation in professional, and educational nursing activities to enhance skills as manager, leader, and clinical resource.
Provides educational reinforcement support as delegated by the ambulatory nursing leadership team
Assist professional development coordinator with Ambulatory Nurse Leader program
Assist with ambulatory clinical skill mix assessments systemwide, providing clinical operations teams assistance with nursing skill mix optimization.
Assist in review of ambulatory nursing position justifications to ensure appropriate scope assignment.
Supports organizational and site-specific efforts for service excellence, financial accountability, quality improvement, and patient safety. Maintains documentation for fiscal impact tracing.
Evaluates quality of care administered in assigned areas, makes rounds, and assures timely communication of significant operational issues.
Focuses on empirical quality outcomes related to clinical practice.
Collaborates with Ambulatory Nursing Leadership team to support the department goals and Geisinger Nursing system strategic plan.
Serves as a strong role model in professional practice as evidenced by strong relationships with staff and members of other departments, effective communications, appropriate resource utilization and sound planning skills.
Communicates pertinent information as necessary within the ambulatory nursing structure
Facilitates team-based problem solving within and between departments.
Actively support Magnet philosophies such as a healthy work environment, professional growth and patient and family involvement in care decisions.
Supports Ambulatory Nursing Leadership team with administrative responsibilities for departments as delegated.
Contributes feedback related to the development, maintenance, and implementation of policies and procedures
Serves as a clinical resource, assisting nursing personnel in attending to identified patient and family needs, obtaining equipment and patient care items as necessary, and to answer questions and solve problems within the department and the institution.
Promotes and supports positive guest relations.
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.
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm
Travel: Yes, system wide travel to clinics for surveys and professional development activities. Less than 50%
We're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment -Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health and reduce health plan premiums for qualified individuals
Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only) Up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.
Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced leaders
Paid parental leave and Military Leave
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Employee referral incentive program
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Minimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
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 know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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 1...3 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.