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Nursing at Geisinger Medical Center

Speciality Outpatient Ambulatory Nursing

Speciality Outpatient Ambulatory Nursing

Well rounded nursing experience and judgment are instrumental to meet the direct patient care needs in the ambulatory clinic.

These nurses deal with a wide variety of ages and complex medical problems, and sophisticated technology. This fast-paced job encompasses a variety of skills including assessment, procedures, medications, immunizations, as well as education to meet self care or family care needs.

Derm & Mohs Surgery Outpatient Clinic, OSW

  • Services offered:general pediatric and adult dermatology services. Mohs and microsurgery for skin cancer. Cosmetic services include: laser hair removal, and procedural dermatology services.
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, technicians, and CRNPs
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts with various start times
  • Programs/councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Endocrinology Outpatient Clinic, Foss 7

  • Services offered: treatment of adrenal and pituitary disorders, comprehensive diabetic care services, 24hr/day access to glucose management, management of insulin and oral blood sugar therapy
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, CRNP, and RN certified diabetes educators
  • Shift availability:8-hour shifts
  • Programs/councils: Geisinger Quality Institute (GQI), Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

General Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinic, Lower Level Dickey

  • Services offered: Treatment of conditions ranging from minor illnesses to chronic conditions of any body system.
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, clinic technicians, and CRNPs
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts with various start times
  • Programs/council: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

GI Outpatient Clinic, Abigail Geisinger Pavilion 2

  • Services offered: anal & esophageal monometry, remicade treatments, PH probe testing, breath testing for lactose intolerance, liver biospy
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, technicians, and CRNPs
  • Programs/councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Infectious Disease Outpatient Clinic, Foss 8

  • Services offered: consultation and treatment for MRSA, VRE, HIV/AIDS, lyme disease, osteomyelitis, endocarditis, prosthetic device infections, diabetic foot infections, cellulitis, travel medicine
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, and technicians
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts with various start times
  • Programs/council: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Knapper Family Practice Outpatient Clinic, Knapper 1

  • Services offered: general care, physicals, minor surgery for skin tag removal, workman's comp for patients, newborn through age 100+.
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, and technicians
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts with various start times, 10-hour shifts. The clinic hours of operation are Monday - Friday 7:30am - 7:40 pm and Saturday from 8am-noon
  • Programs/councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Neurology Outpatient Clinic, Dickey 2

  • Services offered: consultative and primary care and treatment of patients birth through 100+ with neurological needs. The conditions and diagnosis can include: alzheimer's, brain tumors, anomalies of central nervous system, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, muscular dystrophy, neuropathy, parkinson's disease, stroke, TIA, tourette's syndrome, vertigo.
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPN, and CRNPs
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts
  • Programs/Councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Neurosurgery Outpatient Clinic, Dickey 2

  • Services offered: consultative and primary care and treatment of patients birth through 100+ with, neurological needs. The conditions and diagnosis can include: trauma, tumors (brain, spine, cervical, thoracic, lumbar) cranial injuries, hydrocephalus.
  • Clinical make-up: LPNs
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts
  • Programs/councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Nephrology Outpatient Clinic, Foss 8

  • Services offered: consultation and treatment of chronic renal failure secondary to diabetes, hypertension and/or other cardiovascular disease, polycystic kidney disease, nephrotic syndrome, pyelonephritis, congential disease and/or anomaly, malignancy, acute renal failure of any etiology, urolithiasis
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, and technicians
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts with various start times
  • Programs/Council: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Ophthalmology Outpatient Clinic, Abigail Geisinger 3

  • Locations: GMC, GWV, Mt. Pocono, Dunmore, Berwick, Hazelton, Gray's Woods, State College
  • Services offered: diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the eye, routine eye care, eye glasses, contact lenses
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, technicians, ophthalmic photographer, ophthalmic tech/photographer, and an optician
  • Shifts availability: 8-hour shifts
  • Programs/councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council, Clinical Nurse Practice Council, Nurse Retention and Communication Council, Accreditation Readiness

Otolaryngology Outpatient Clinic, Foss 4

  • Services offered: ENT-general ENT, neuroOtology, pediatric ENT, head and neck surgery, cosmetic and facial plastic reconstructive surgery
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, and nurses aide/technicians
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts
  • Programs/councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council, GQI, Professional Conduct Committee, RCOT, Comfort Care

Plastic, Cosmetic, and Reconstructive Surgery, Clinic Abigail Geisinger 7

  • Services offered: plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, complete evaluation and treatment of reconstructive as well as cosmetic or aesthetic problems.
  • Clinical make-up: RN clinic nurse coordinator, and LPNs
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts
  • Programs/councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Pulmonary/Thoracic Medicine Outpatient Clinic, Abigail Geisinger 2

  • Services offered:treatment of disorder's of the lungs (bronchitis, tuberculosis, asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, lung cancer, sarcoidosis, pleural effusion, dyspnea, deep vein thrombosis, obstructive sleep apnea) pulmonary function testing, fiberoptic and endobronchial ultrasound, affiliated sleep disorders Center (located on Woodbine Lane)
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, certified nurse specialists, pulmonary technicians, and polysomnographic technicians
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts
  • Programs/councils: Geisinger Quality Institute (GQI)

Rheumatology Outpatient Clinic, Foss 7

  • Services offered: joint/bursa aspiration and injection, needle muscle biopsy, consultative services for osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment, mobile bone densitometry service, cinical care for joint, muscle, and connective tissue disease
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, certified nurse specialists, and an RN clinical research coordinator
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts
  • Programs/councils: Geisinger Quality Institute (GQI), 

Thoracic Medicine Outpatient Clinic, Abigail Geisinger 2

  • Services offered: consultative and primary care and treatment of patients 18 through 100+ with pulmonary diseases, sleep apnea, and sleep disorders.
  • Clinical make-up: RN clinic coordinator, RNs, and LPNs
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts with various start times
  • Programs/councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Transplant Surgery Clinic, Foss 8

  • Services offered: pre-transplant, pre and post transplant care, services related to kidney, liver and pancreatic transplant. The Foss 8 clinic staff support transplant, nephrology and infectious disease.
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, technicians, CRNP, and RN nurse coordinators
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts with various start times. Transplant coordinators provide 24/7 call coverage for patients.
  • Programs/council: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council

Urology Outpatient Clinic, Foss 1

  • Services offered: pelvic floor disorders, oncology, pediatric urology, erectile disfunction, benign prostatic hyperplasia, endourology 
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, nurses aides, and a nurse specialist 
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts, 10-hour shifts 
  • Programs/councils: Nursing Service Quality Performance Improvement Council, Geisinger Quality Institute (GQI),  Policy/Procedure Committee