Provides didactic and clinical instruction to groups of students according to regulatory and accreditation guidelines and academic standards. Prepares course syllabus according to School of Nursing guidelines. Orders appropriate textbooks and supplies in accordance with School of Nursing policies and the policies of Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Participates in curriculum development and evaluation. Participates in program / course / student evaluations, as well as faculty / student body committees. Assists with the advisement of students and applicants.
Responsible for ensuring the very best student nurse experience by optimizing all educational interaction. Fosters a positive learning environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GLH Service Standards.
Directly accountable to the Director of School of Nursing.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates good organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates leadership and effective communication skills.
Demonstrates ability to function at a high level of self-direction.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
A Master’s degree in Nursing is required. A BSN may be accepted if enrolled in a Master’s Degree Program with a plan to graduate within five (5) years of hire.
Current license as a Registered Nurse in good standing by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Experience in Nursing Practice in the clinical area taught.
Experience in Nursing Education preferred.
Ability to manage multiple projects.
Capable of working with minimal supervision.
Possesses basic computer skills.
Must be able to travel to clinical sites as necessary.
Must pass a pre-employment physician exam. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigations, reference inquires and validation of credentials from primary sources.
Must be capable of performing essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an educational and clinical environment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
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.
GEISINGER-LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL: is a 123-bed acute care community hospital serving the 80,000 residents of Mifflin and Juniata counties and members of the contiguous counties of Centre, Perry, Snyder, and Huntingdon. Established in 1905, the hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, wellness and community services while employing over 1,000 full-time and part-time employees and providing a Medical Staff consisting of more than 150 physicians and allied health practitioners representing specialties ranging from family medicine, internal medicine, and cardiology to infectious disease and general/cardiovascular surgery.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 32,000 employees, including 1,800 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.