UNIT DESK CLERK/NSG ASST - NICU/Float
Geisinger Health System - Wilkes-Barre, PA

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LOCATION

: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center WORK SCHEDULE

: Days/Evenings; 8 and 12 hour shifts. Every other holiday and weekend. 40P WORK TYPE : Full Time

Starting with job offers dated February 1, 2012 and after, Geisinger Health System will no longer hire applicants who use tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars and chewing or smokeless tobacco. Applicants will be screened for nicotine as part of the pre-employment physical process. Nicotine will be part of the urine drug screen. Applicants who test positive for nicotine will not be offered employment. Applicants who test positive may re-apply for jobs with Geisinger in six months.

SUMMARY:

Responsible and accountable for performing a wide range of clerical duties and/or direct patient care activities, depending on the need of the unit. The performance of these tasks is essential to enhance the care team's ability to provide quality care. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range in their assigned clinical area.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.

Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Reports directly to the Operations Manager.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Demonstrates basic math skills.

* Demonstrates the ability to keep current with unit and organizational communication, i.e., read email, read minutes, bulletin boards, attends staff meetings, and performance improvement activity.

* Demonstrates basic computer skills, basic navigation in a windows
environment, and passwords and security. Accesses the Info web and internet, uses basic
browser functionality, and understands policy on Internet usage.

* Demonstrates the ability to compose, send and read emails, understands email functionality and conventions related to replying.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

* High School diploma or equivalent required.

* Successful completion of role orientation and competencies required. Continuing in-services and education programs required.

* BLS certification preferred.

* Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

* Basic math skills preferred.

* NICU experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.

GEISINGER HEALTH SYSTEM

Geisinger Health System serves nearly 3 million people in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania and has been nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 4 hospitals, 38 community practice sites and more than 900 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.

As a not-for-profit, integrated-delivery health system, Geisinger is a national model of physician-led healthcare delivery. Geisinger is a leading-edge teaching institution with nearly 40 accredited residency and fellowship programs. Geisinger performs cutting-edge laboratory research at The Sigfried and JanetWeisCenter for Research.

The fourth annual Thomson Reuters 15 Top Health Systems study ranks Geisinger as one of the top 15 health systems in the United States. Geisinger was also recently named to the Becker’s Hospital Review “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare” list for 2011.

Geisinger offers a competitive compensation package beginning day one of hire including comprehensive medical and retirement program benefits, domestic partner benefits, and more.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply

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