Functions as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team for Geisinger at Home and the Division of Psychiatry. Will deliver care to patients directly in their home who are part of the Geisinger at Home program. The patients include those with six or more chronic conditions as well as patients who meet palliative care criteria. Reports to the Psychiatrist for Geisinger at Home as well as well as the Chief CRNP.
Primary job foci include:
1. Assessment, diagnosis and treatment Geisinger at Home patients: Provides direct patient care of behavioral health issues in patients’ homes which can include prescribing of medications and monitoring of symptoms. Will examine the interaction between the behavioral health and medical symptoms/concerns. Will consult with psychiatrist on the provision of care.
2. Will participate as a member of the behavioral health team which includes the psychiatrist and licensed clinical social workers. Will collaborate and coordinate care within the behavioral health treatment group. Will coordinate referrals to additional services as needed.
3. Functions as key component of Geisinger at Home Multidisciplinary Team
Attends/participates in Team meetings, encourages communication between team members and encourages participation of the patient and family in their care. Collaborates with internal and external team members.
Competencies and Skills:
Demonstrates sound knowledge of psychiatric and psychological disorders and their related treatments/medications.
Demonstrates ability to conduct basic medical examination.
Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrates abilities in basic operations of personal computer.
Demonstrates competence in organizational skills and time management.
Demonstrates performance as a team worker.
Demonstrates understanding of basic concepts of customer satisfaction and behaves in a customer oriented manner.
Demonstrates personal maturity, flexibility and adaptability.
Education and or Experience:
Graduate of a nurse practitioner program approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing required.
Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse License required.
Certification from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner required.
Experience in a professional psychiatric setting such as a psychiatric inpatient unit or psychiatric consultation or emergency service is preferred but not essential.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
Primary work setting is in patients’ homes. Position does not take call within Geisinger at Home.
For more information, please contact: Tammy Bonawitz, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger, 570-214-4777 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.