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Nursing at Geisinger Medical Center

Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric nurses provide care to patients ranging in age from adolescence (14 years) to adults. The unit offers a full range of assessment and therapeutic modalities to our patients. All treatment is individualized to the patients needs and requirements.

Bush Pavilion 2, Inpatient

  • Number of Beds: 28
  • Nurse to Patient Ratio: 1:5
  • Type of Patients: Psychiatric ages 14 and up
  • Clinical make-up: RNs, LPNs, nurses assistants, clinical nurse educator and unit desk clerks. RNs and LPNs are teamed together  
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts
  • Programs/councils:Conference Committee, Safety Committee, Scheduling Committee

Operations Manager: Debra Ulrich, MHSA, RN, BC

Division of Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic

  • Services offered: Psychotherapy, education
  • Clinical make-up: RN, and a clinical nurse specialist
  • Shift availability: 8-hour shifts, 10-hour shifts
  • Programs/councils: Geisinger Quality Improvement Team