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Physician Assistant - Orthopaedics

Company: Geisinger
Location: Winfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Physician Assistant - Orthopaedics
Location: Muncy, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Physician Assistants
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Orthopaedics Advanced Practitioner Department
Date Posted: 10/28/2021
Job ID: R-22110
Job Summary To assist with patient care and management under the responsibility and supervision of the surgeon. To perform diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to allow the physician to extend his/her services. Assists in gathering the data necessary in implementing the diagnosis and, thereby, the therapeutic plan of the surgeon.
Job Duties A major role will be as patient advocate in the medical care system, serving as confidant, advisor, and liaison between patients and physicians.
Reports directly to the surgeon for all patient-care-related functions.

Position Details Geisinger Medical Center Muncy is part of a clinical joint venture between Geisinger and Highmark Health to expand access to care for those who need it most in a four-county region covering Clinton, Lycoming, Sullivan and Tioga counties. -The new campus will be a fully-licensed, hospital with a 10 bed Emergency Department, 20 licensed Inpatient beds, 4 Operating Rooms, MRI, CT, Plain Film, US, Mammography, Stress testing and ECHO and retail Pharmacy. Other services will include Primary Care, Pediatrics, Women's Health, MSK, Podiatry, and Plan Film, PTO/OT/Speech, Opthalmology, Oncology and Medical Infusion. Opening now, this brand new facility will provide a unique opportunity to delivery quality care to patients in the Lycoming county area.

Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, offers the appealing attributes of the city of Williamsport and the charm and atmosphere of small town living. Discover how much this region has to offer, including a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking and skiing. Enjoy it 's great dining, local festivals, community events and active arts/cultural scene in the downtown Williamsport area. Lycoming County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania and is home to two colleges- Lycoming College and Pennsylvania College of Technology, a Penn State Affiliate. Philadelphia, New York City and Baltimore are all within a few hours drive.

Education Master's Degree-Physician Assistant (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA); Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & Values 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.

Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Physician Assistant - Orthopaedics, Healthcare , Winfield, Pennsylvania

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