RN Acute Care at Home | Community- Based | Per Diem | Weekends
Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: R-39910
This innovative nursing position will work directly with the local physicians, Nurses, and clinical team members to reduce hospital admissions by transitioning the patient's care to a home-based model of treatment. The patient will receive care in their home.
Provides direct care to patients in their home.
Collaborates with doctors, paramedics, diagnostic services, ancillary services, and remote patient monitoring technologies to provide in-home care for patients with acute medical conditions.
Provides patient-centered careto identify barriers and ensure that patient and family needs are met through coordinating efforts of the care team.
Provides medical-surgical level of care to patients in their homes. .
Works with other team members to respond to acute needs and prevent escalation to higher level of care.
Ensures adherence to quality standards and participation in quality monitoring and improvement.
Participates in on-going case review for delays or variances in care; raises issues with appropriate department, attending physician, and physician designee.
Uses approved medical necessity criteria as a tool to ensure that patients meet appropriateness of the setting.
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 | Per Diem: Day/Evening Shift. Hours will be between 8 AM and 6:30 PM
Weekends:Yes, this role is primarily to support staffing on Saturdays and Sundays
Travel: Yes, this role is community-based. Requires travel to participants' homes. Mileage will be reimbursed
Required Experience:3 years of RN work experience
Preferred Experience:Acute care or inpatient nursing experience
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Nursing (Preferred)
Minimum of 3 years-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
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.
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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.