Nursing Assistant (Full Time, Day Shift; $1,500 Sign On Incentive)
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-23835
Are you someone with experience in home health or direct care and looking for a change?Join Geisinger's team of healthcare heroes as a Nursing Assistant today! No certification is required and paid training is provided through Geisinger.Through professional growth, quality improvement, and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows our nursing staff to grow their skillsets, develop their practice, and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact. Our Geisinger nursing teams make a difference in the lives of the people they see every day- our friends, neighbors, and family members.
The Trauma/Neuro/Surgery department at Geisinger Community Medical Center (CMC) delivers care to patients under the trauma service as well as patients with neurological conditions such as strokes. The surgical section of the department includes general, plastic, orthopedic and bariatric surgery patients.
If you are skilled with multi-tasking, can use critical thinking skills and want to be a part of a team with a family environment, the Trauma/Neuro/Surgery department is the perfect fit for you.
As a Nursing Assistant, your responsibilties will include the following:
Provides patient care as directed by the registered nurse in meeting the multidisciplinary plan of care established for each patient.
Obtains and maintains the integrity of specimens in accordance with policy, procedure, and physician order.
Performs EKGs as assigned, following accepted practices, policies, procedures, and physician order.
Provides for or assists patients with activities of daily living and fulfills designated and delegated responsibilities for ongoing continuum of care.
Assists with transporting blood and blood products to and from Blood Bank as needed.
Assists in problem solving and troubleshooting in the care and maintenance of equipment and assists in ensuring adequate supplies are available on the unit.
Provides one to one patient safety watch as assigned following established policy and procedures.
Completes clerical responsibilities for task completion based on ability and training. Staff have access to non-controlled medications storage and supply areas and can transport non-controlled medications as necessary to meet the needs of the clinic and unit.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
This is a full-time day shift, benefits eligible position
(3) 12 hour shifts per week, 7:00am - 7:00pm
Every other weekend and holiday in rotation
Geisinger is proud to offer:
$15 hourly minimum hiring rate (negotioable based upon experience level)
Up to $3 in additional shift differential pay rates for off shifts
Sign on incentives for eligible candidates
Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health and reduce health plan premiums for qualified individuals
Up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
$40k in financial support to become an Registered Nurse with Geisinger
Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time per year
Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
Paid parental leave and military leave
Fertility and adoption support
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
This position is eligible for a $1,500.00 sign on incentive.
Recruiting Manager, Nursing Support
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Clinical (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - 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.
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