Are you a RN looking to join our team of Healthcare Heroes? Through professional growth, quality improvement, and interdisciplinary collaboration, we've built an innovative culture that allows nurses to grow their skillsets, develop their practice, and leverage their years of experience to build a rewarding, lasting career with impact. Our Geisinger nurses make a difference in the lives of the people they see every day- our friends, neighbors, and family members.
Coordinate and promote quality healthcare services for people with serious and persistent mental illness and serious chronic health conditions through the provision of health related training, clinical expertise, and technical assistance. Goal is aimed at building and expanding the person's competency and capacity in the health care area. Facilitate access to and coordination of behavioral and physical health care services. Services are provided to those receiving services
Create global awareness of stake holders throughout the behavioral health system on physical health and behavioral health issues Build linkages to community and social supports to enhance coordination of medical and behavioral health and existing network of providers.
Identify individuals who have extensive co-morbid physical and behavioral health conditions; Analyze individual and aggregate physical and behavioral health care utilization data Managed Care Organizations on these individuals;.
Identify and provide- whenever possible through Case Managers-outreach to individuals who are over utilizing behavioral and physical health care services and offer them assistance in developing an individualized wellness plan.
Design and conduct periodic health surveys for community members with co-morbid conditions; Provide case-specific training and consultation to behavioral health staff (and others who are working directly with clients with co-morbid physical health and behavioral health conditions;.
Develop and implement programs around compliance to medication and medical appointments.
When necessary, accompany clients to medical appointments to ensure they are getting optimal services and provide follow up consultation and monitoring to ensure optimal compliance with providers' recommendations Plan and secure web-based and face-to-face trainings for behavioral health staff and consumers on common health-related conditions.
Advocates for the health of the consumer by referring and facilitating access to quality physical and behavioral health services intended to meet individualized needs; facilitating access and coordination of behavioral and physical health care services assist and coach clients to advocate for themselves in meetings with health care providers.
Develop preventative wellness plans for clients new to the system to preclude the development of chronic health conditions i.e. weight management, nutrition, health screenings, exercise, and smoking cessation; communicates regularly with individual consumers, caregivers, families, county representatives and local health care providers to establish priorities, identify training opportunities, and identify problem areas and needs.
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.
Our ideal RN candidate should have great attention to detail, empathetic and caring demeanor, ability to multitask and committed to patient advocacy. In addition, candidates must have a comfort level working with patients with a mental health diagnosis.
Monday through Friday: 8:00AM to 4:30PM
No weekends, holidays or on call
Travel may be required for periodic hospital and patient home visits.
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
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required), Bachelor's Degree- (Preferred)
Minimum of 3 years-Nursing (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 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.