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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Geisinger
Location: Danville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Psychiatry Department
Date Posted: 03/02/2021
Job ID: R-10135
Job Summary Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner or Physician AssistantFunctions as a highly valued member of the multidisciplinary care team within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health at Geisinger, where our mission is to Make Behavioral Health Easier. Serves in a primarily outpatient role or a primarily inpatient role, depending on individual interests and department needs. Both roles combine a focus on the individual patient with the goal of managing the health of a population. Primary reporting is to the respective service chief or division chief.
Job Duties Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of a nurse practitioner program approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing or completion of CAAHEP - approved program for physician assistants. Eligible or certified by AANP, ANCC for NP. Eligible or certified by the National Commission on Certification of PA s and certified by State Board of Medicine. NPS licensed by State Board of Nursing. Mental health certification or willing to obtain within 2 years of hire. PMHNP preferred. Experience in a professional psychiatric setting such as a psychiatric inpatient unit or psychiatric consultation or emergency service is preferred but not essential. Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Education Master's Degree-Nurse Practitioner (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Business Administration/Management (Preferred)
    Certification(s) and License(s) Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Certified Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; 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 know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Danville, Pennsylvania

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