ReadingRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Reading jobs

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner- General Surgery/$10k Sign on Bonus

Company: Geisinger Health System
Location: Landisburg
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner- General Surgery/$10k Sign on Bonus
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Physician Assistants; Nurse Practitioners, Physician, Advanced Practice
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Western Region General Surgery Division
Date Posted: 04/15/2022
Job ID: R-27176
Job Summary The Lewistown General Surgery team is seeking a Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants to join its growing team.

Advanced Practitioners the following benefits:

---$10k Sign on Bonus for qualified candidates.
---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

Perform, under the responsibility and supervision of the physician, diagnostic and therapeutic tasks to establish a diagnosis and to plan therapy. Assist in gathering the data necessary in implementing the therapeutic plan of the physician. Act as a patient advocate in the medical care system serving as confidant, advisor, and liaison between the patient and physician.
Job Duties The General Surgery team at Geisinger Lewistown Hospital has an opening for an Advance Practitioner to join their team Position Details:

  • Ability to be first assist
  • shared call, coverage at Lewistown Hospital and potential coverage at Gray's Woods ( State College) as well
  • OR and clinic time
  • AP will see a variety of General Surgery Patients including some breast and colorectal. Additional info:
    • Performs initial assessment and triage of patients based on information obtained pertinent to presenting condition.
    • Keeps track of pertinent procedure and laboratory results, discusses with physician, and returns call to family and patient regarding the results and plans.
    • Assists with arranging appropriate follow-up for the patients.
    • Answers and returns phone calls from established patients and their families and assess the needs of patient and family.
    • Discusses plan with the physician and relays information to the family and patient.
    • Obtains or assists in the preauthorization process for medications, diagnostic studies, and treatments.
    • which the employee is qualified to perform.
    • Screening patients.
      Position Details 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-Physician Assistant (Required)
      Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Certified Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
      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 Health System, Reading , Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner- General Surgery/$10k Sign on Bonus, Healthcare , Landisburg, Pennsylvania

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Pennsylvania jobs by following @recnetPA on Twitter!

Reading RSS job feeds