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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Operating Room

Company: Geisinger
Location: Mc Alisterville
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Operating Room
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Job Category: LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Rotation
Work Type: Full time
Department: GLH Operating Room Team
Date Posted: 03/01/2022
Job ID: R-28399
Job SummaryGeisinger is proud to offer an 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! I Up to $5 shift differentials for evening, nights, and weekend shifts!
Job Duties

  • Provides primary clinical support to the provider, patient and their family to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition. Follows up on diagnostic testing to ensure completion, accuracy, and filing of same in medical record to ensure continuity and quality of care. Promotes a clean environment. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
  • Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief complaint, vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for provider, and prepares patient for examinations.
  • Provides direct clinical care as directed by provider.
  • Assists provider in performance of minor surgical diagnostic procedures and ancillary diagnostic examinations as directed by provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis.
  • Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and complete associated paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximum accuracy and efficiency.
  • Executes and documents ongoing patient communication, as directed by provider, prioritizes communication to the provider, responds to patient questions and requests to ensure efficient use of provider time and timely response to patients needs Administers medications and vaccines including intradermal and skin testing under the direction of a provider and per scope of practice.
  • Cleans and sets up examination and treatment rooms between cases, ensures required levels of asepsis, availability of appropriate instruments and equipment, and preparation of patient.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:
    • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
    • Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and -health savings account (HSA)
    • Company paid Life Insurance and Long- term disability
    • Competitive 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
    • Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time per year
    • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentives
    • Family-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Tracey Carolus, Nurse Recruiter at tlcarolus@geisinger.edu or 717-242-7202.
      EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Surgical Technology (Required)
      ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)
      Certification(s) and License(s)Licensed Practical Nurse - Default Issuing Body; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
      Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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.

Keywords: Geisinger, Harrisburg , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Operating Room, Healthcare , Mc Alisterville, Pennsylvania

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