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Unit Desk Clerk - Advanced Acute Care Neurosciences Unit

Company: Geisinger
Location: Snydertown
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Unit Desk Clerk - Advanced Acute Care Neurosciences Unit
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Rotation
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Medical Surgical Nursing Division
Date Posted: 01/10/2023
Job ID: R-39142
Job SummaryAre you looking to begin a career in healthcare or are you an experienced healthcare professional looking to join a team of dedicated care providers? Join our Geisinger Nursing Institute today! Through professional growth, quality improvement and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows our nursing staff to grow their skillset, develop their practice and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact.
Job DutiesResponsible and accountable for performing a wide range of clerical duties in a patient care environment.

  • Participates in required patient safety education programs and other activities designed to improve departmental and organizational safety.
  • Assures appropriate bed assignment.
  • Ensures timely notification of teletracking upon discharge.
  • Performs clerical duties for admissions, transfers, discharges, and deaths according to standards.
  • Transcribes and processes orders according to unit standards.
  • Releases and confirms ordered tests to appropriate departments.
  • Coordinates transportation of patients to multiple tests.
  • Communicates patient related information promptly to the appropriate care team member.
  • Participates in obtaining and communicating electronic information as pertinent to the nursing unit.
  • Communicates with food services to ensure appropriate patient diets.
  • Collaborates with other health care teams in order to facilitate multi-disciplinary patient care.
  • Obtains and orders supplies.
  • Files forms and reports according to standards.
  • Maintains an organized patient care environment.
  • Operates, problem solves, and takes corrective measures for clerical equipment.
  • Assists with transporting non-controlled medications to and from Pharmacy and within the unit as needed.
  • Assists with transporting blood products to and from Blood Bank as needed.
  • Assists care team in the collection of necessary data or reports.
  • Precepts and mentors new staff in a professional, positive manner.
    Work is typically performed in an office 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.
    Position DetailsSchedule: Day/evening shifts including every other weekend and holiday.We're proud to offer:
    • $15 minimum hiring rate with increased rates for experienced individuals
    • Up to $3/hr shift differentials for evening, nights and weekend shifts
    • $1,500 Hiring incentive for eligible candidates (internal candidates not eligible)
    • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and 401k plans that starts day one of employment
    • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health and reduce health plan premiums for qualified individuals
    • Up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
    • $40k in financial support to become a Registered Nurse
    • Robust PTO plan in addition to six paid holidays and 32 hours of personal time per year
    • Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
    • Paid parental leave and military leave
    • Fertility and adoption support
    • On the job training and education
    • Shared governance structure that empowers our nursing support staff
    • 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 programJoin the Geisinger Family! Apply now! To learn more about Geisinger opportunities, please contact Jennifer Craven at
      EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
      ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Clinical (Preferred)
      Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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.

Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Unit Desk Clerk - Advanced Acute Care Neurosciences Unit, Other , Snydertown, Pennsylvania

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