Serves in an expanded nursing role as a member of a county Mental Health/Mental
Retardation (MH/MR) Program. Assesses patient needs and provides or proposes appropriate
care. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximizes patient
satisfaction. Maintains qualifications to provide care for patients in various age
ranges. Works under the general direction of country MH/MR Coordinator and Associate Vice President, Finance and Operations Diversified Services.
Assesses patient needs and provides or proposes appropriate care. Performs duties to
provide the highest level of patient care and maximizes patient satisfaction. Maintains
qualifications to provide care for patients in various age ranges. Works under the
general direction of county MH/MR coordinator and Vice President, Finance and Operations - Diversified Services.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated strong communications and organizational skills.
Demonstrated team skills and a cooperative attitude.
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduated from an approved School of Nursing. Requires Registered Nurse currently
licensed in Pennsylvania or eligible to be licensed.
Requires at least two years of clinical experience in community psychiatric care.
Experience in emergency psychiatric care, multi-disciplinary teams, inpatient psychiatric
care and group therapy preferable.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is performed in a 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.
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, 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 sequencing
programs, 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 13 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.