Responsible for ensuring optimal quality, clinical and financial outcomes; networking, assuring availability and coordinating needed patient and family services, identifying and advocating for individual needs of patients, identifying and resolving patterns of variance having a negative quality, clinical and financial impact, and creating action plans and systems to optimize clinical and system outcomes.
Assumes the role of clinical expert.
Coordinates patient care placing rehabilitation and social service consults per protocol.
Facilitates weekly multidisciplinary team meetings.
Participates in direct patient care in a preceptor role.
Acts as a preceptor or adjunct faculty for student nurses as needed.
Participates in discharge planning in conjunction with other healthcare members.
Documents care management and progress report in each trauma service patient's chart on a weekly basis and as needed.
Provides one-on-one consultation with multidisciplinary team members identifying and implementing strategies to enhance patient care and outcomes.
Assists in collection and interpretation of data pertinent to the Trauma PI Program and Trauma Registry.
Maintains trauma roster and updates on concurrent basis.
Summarizes concurrent daily chart rounding information into monthly quality improvement report and forwards initial review to leadership for secondary review and action.
Coordinates data collection for formal quality improvement focus audits.
Develops and revises quality improvement data collection instruments and documentation guidelines.
Provides immediate one-on-one education concerning patient care and system.
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.
Prior working experience with trauma patients is preferred.
Monday through Friday
No weekends, holidays or on call
Typical hours at 0700 to 1530
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
Bachelor's Degree-Nursing (Required)
Minimum of 3 years-Clinical (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Certified Critical Care Nurse - Default Issuing Body; Certified Emergency Nurse - Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN); Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
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 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.