Facilitates processes on a daily basis to expedite patient's care across the continuum. Coordinates interdisciplinary care services. Interviews each new patient and/or family on admission and formulates expected outcomes and discharge plan assuring continuity of care. Facilitates the patient and family toward expected outcomes. Insures appropriate use of hospital resources by reviewing medical records of all patients admitted to the hospital and evaluating appropriateness of admission and continued stay.
Using utilization management principles, insures that patient's care is necessary and appropriate, covered by third party payors and follow up is complete.
Screen for quality eventsmanual for morbidity and mortality.
Enters focus study for blood and blood products.
Performs quality entry for related admissions.
Uses case management skills insuring that patients move efficiently along the continuum of care.
Reviews the medical record and screens each new patient admission to the unit discussing the expected length of stay and anticipate post hospital nursing care needs Works cooperatively as a member of the interdisciplinary team to insure appropriate use of hospital resources and progression of care.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to develop, review and revised the patient's point of care.
Assists in obtaining vital results from diagnostic testing and assures they are communicated to the physician.
Investigates and attempts to resolve delays, duplication or fragmentation of patient care service to improve efficiency and quality of care.
Reports these issues to the appropriate department.
Refers to social services any case requiring consultation due to, but not limited to, family dynamics, need for financial assistance, housing, maternal and child concerns and community service including home health services or placement for lesser level of care.
Identifies patients with suspected infections and refers to the Infection Control Coordinator.
Encourages outpatient testing when appropriate.
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.
11AM to 9:30PM
Rotation of weekends and holidays
We're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
Employer contribution to your retirement plan
Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leaders
Paid Military Leave
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
Minimum of 3 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
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 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.
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.
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.