Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner Physician Assistant Convenient Care
LOCATIONS: McElhattan, Williamsport and Lock Haven Convenient Care (Urgent Care)
DEPARTMENT: Convenient Care
WORK TYPE: FULL TIME
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities and families we serve. That's why Geisinger's Convenient Care clinics allow our patients to 'save their spot' to avoid wait times and check in online. Geisinger Convenient Care clinicians diagnose and treat common medical problems including sore throats, earaches, sinus infections, flu, urinary tract infections and more. They also provide routine health exams, immunizations, screenings and wellness services. Some clinics may also include X-ray, EKG, IV hydration, and phlebotomy. Advanced Practitioners must be able to treat patients from age one to adults, and have six months of primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care or critical care experience.
Geisinger Convenient Care team in Lock Haven is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants to join its growing team. The Lock Haven convenient care is one of our new locations that will be opening in 2021. The Advanced Practitioner will be required to attend training and orientation at McElhattan and Williamsport convenient care locations prior to starting the position at Lock Haven.
Geisinger offers Advanced Practitioners the following benefits:
·Comprehensive medical/retirement benefits starting the first day of employment
·Paid malpractice insurance
·Relocation assistance for qualified candidates
·CME funds ($2,500/year) and paid 10 CME days/year
The ideal Geisinger Convenient Care candidates will:
·Take responsibility and ownership of their site
·Possess strong interpersonal skills
·Have excellent prioritizing and multi-tasking abilities
·Have urgent care experience and the ability perform procedures such as suturing and splinting
Advanced practitioners must have at least six months of primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care or critical care advanced practice professional experience and able to treat patients age one and older.
The successful Physician Assistant candidate will work under the responsibility and supervision of the physician and require completion of an ARC-PA (or predecessor organization) approved physician assistant program, current NCCPA certification or eligibility and Pennsylvania State licensure.
The successful Nurse Practitioner candidate will work in collaboration with the physician and have a certificate of completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners or be eligible to hold national certification that allows the NP to work with the patient populations and location settings associated with this position. Must be eligible for licensure as a nurse practitioner in the state of PA.
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.
GEISINGER MEDICAL GROUP(GMG) consists of 43 community practice sites throughout our service area. These office locations provide primary and specialty care. In conjunction with Geisinger Health Plan, the Medical Groups staff offers their own unique version of medical home.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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 Food
Farmacy, 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 sequencing
programs, 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.