In collaboration with the Medical Directors and System Coordinator provides leadership and accountability to the Comprehensive Stroke Program. This NP serves the hospital based program as a liaison among neurosciences, emergency services, nursing, and ancillary departments in the comprehensive stroke program to facilitate the management of stroke patients. The NP delivers evidenced based stroke care assessment and management across the continuum of care. The advanced practice nurse participates in research, education, and ensuring patient care is consistent with regulatory requirements. This NP reports directly to the System Program Coordinator.
This NP works with platform stroke program leaders to maintain Joint Commission Certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and adherence of the quality metrics set forth by the American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Program and American Stroke Association, Stroke Guidelines.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Must obtain and maintain BLS
Demonstrates computer literacy, accurate and timely charting via Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
Strong analytical, investigative skills, program/protocol development and implementation preferred.
Demonstrates ability to complete responsibilities effectively and accurately.
Demonstrates leadership qualities and expertise in stroke care or ability to work in complex programs.
Demonstrates the ability to deal directly with patients and their families.
Demonstrates excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team 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.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Must possess the degree of professional training to qualify as a nurse practitioner both professionally and legally to perform services indicated by the State Board of Nursing and licensure as described in the policy and procedure manual for utilization of nurse practitioners within the Geisinger System. Certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners and completion of Master’s degree required. Must have or be eligible for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania BLS required Strong analytical, investigative skills, program/protocol development and implementation preferred
Travel as indicated
Participation in the holiday/weekend/call schedule as indicated
The successful Nurse Practitioner candidate will work in collaboration with the physician and have a certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners or be eligible to hold national certification that allows the NP to work with the patient populations and location settings associated with this position. Must be eligible for licensure as a nurse practitioner in the state of PA.
For more information on this opportunity, please contact: Lori Surak, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger at 570-214-8123, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.geisinger.edu
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 MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis
Children’s Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.
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.
** 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.
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. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Je...rsey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is 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, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.