Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner- General Surgery/$10k recruitmentincentive available
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Job Title: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner- General
Surgery/$10k recruitment incentive available
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Physician Assistants; Nurse Practitioners, Physician,
Work Type: Full time
Department: Western Region General Surgery Division
Date Posted: 04/15/2022
Job ID: R-27176
Job SummaryThe 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
---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 DutiesThe General Surgery team at Geisinger Lewistown Hospital
has an opening for an Advance Practitioner to join their
- 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
- 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 DetailsWork 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
EducationMaster'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
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR 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.
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