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Nursing Assistant - No CNA Cert Required - Night Shift

Company: Geisinger Health System
Location: Danville
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Geisinger Medical Center (GMC)

Nights (United States of America)

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Job Summary:
Geisinger is proud to offer a Nursing Assistant a $1500 sign on bonus for eligible candidate, $15 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals and up to $3 shift differentials for evening, nights, and weekend shifts! Also offering up to $40,000 in financial support to become a nurse!

Job Duties:

Benefits of working at Geisinger:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment
  • Grow your career with up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
  • Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability, and Long-term disability
  • Competitive 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
  • PTO plan that allows you to earn more time fast
  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentives
  • Family-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.
  • Shared governance structure that empowers our nursing support staff
  • On the job training and education
  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated nursing leaders
  • Community involvement through our Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee referral incentive program Join the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Jennifer Craven at

    Job Description:

    Responsible and accountable for performing a wide range of direct patient care tasks. The performance of tasks allows the care team to provide quality care. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
    • Provides patient care as directed by the registered nurse in meeting the multidisciplinary plan of care established for each patient.
    • Obtains and maintains the integrity of specimens in accordance with policy, procedure, and physician order.
    • Performs EKGs as assigned, following accepted practices, policies, procedures, and physician order.
    • Provides for or assists patients with activities of daily living and fulfills designated and delegated responsibilities for ongoing continuum of care.
    • Assists with transporting blood and blood products to and from Blood Bank as needed.
    • Assists in problem solving and troubleshooting in the care and maintenance of equipment and assists in ensuring adequate supplies are available on the unit.
    • Provides one to one patient safety watch as assigned following established policy and procedures.
    • Completes clerical responsibilities for task completion based on ability and training.
    • Staff have access to non-controlled medications storage and supply areas and can transport non-controlled medications as necessary to meet the needs of the clinic and unit. 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.

      Position Details:

      Schedule: Night shifts including every other weekend and holiday.

      No experience required. Comprehensive on the job training provided.

      Geisinger BP5:

      Is a 20 Bed private room medical/surgical Trauma-step down/Telemetry unit. We care for a diverse adult population that includes trauma, and/or medical-surgical/ Telemetry patients. We are newly renovated with state-of-the-art equipment and have many resources including imbedded care management/social workers, and PT/OT. Additionally, vascular access team, lift team and transport teams, as well as, wound ostomy nurses support the functions of our unit. Our current delivery model is primary nursing through the use of RNs, LPNs, and Nursing Assistants. B5's staffing allows for 2 NA's to be scheduled per shift. When fully staffed, our NA's are responsible for providing care for 10 patients. All the staff on BP5t have a teaming mentality and actively support one another to care for all the patients assigned to our floor.

      BP5 welcomes new team members with or without experience. The staff and leadership team members are ready and experienced to help you guide your healthcare professional journey with opportunities for professional development and growth. Staff members have opportunity to participate in unit based shared governance councils/committees which includes a Unit Practice Council. We encourage staff to be actively involved in their work environment in keeping with a Magnet culture.

      Employee engagement and satisfaction scores are excellent. BP5 is very proud of the cohesiveness of the interdisciplinary team, which makes this unit a terrific place to work!

      High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)

      Minimum of 1 year-Clinical (Preferred)

      Certification(s) and License(s):
      Basic Life Support Certification within 6 months - 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, 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.

Keywords: Geisinger Health System, Reading , Nursing Assistant - No CNA Cert Required - Night Shift, Healthcare , Danville, Pennsylvania

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