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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Family Medicine $15k incentive

Company: Geisinger
Location: Minersville
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Family Medicine $15k incentive
Location: Kulpmont, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Community Medicine Advanced Practitioners Division
Date Posted: 03/29/2024
Job ID: R-28881
Job SummaryGeisinger is seeking a new graduate or experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Primary Care team in Kulpmont, PA.
Job DutiesAt Geisinger, -you have an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on your patients' lives with:

  • Forty-minute appointments for our elderly patient population
  • Daily huddles with all care team members to review essential information about schedules, patients, resource needs and coordination of care
  • Pharmacists to assist with patient education and medication management
  • Availability of care managers, health managers, clinic health associates and coding educators to providers
  • Increased access to care by means of eVisits, patient portals, Geisinger's Careworks urgent care clinics and even text messagingWith Geisinger, you can also take advantage of:
    • Increased recruitment incentive - $15,000 - new graduates; 24- month work commitment and $20,000 - experienced; 30-month work commitment; paid in lump sum upon start. Minimum 2-year work obligation with department (not applicable for internal, lateral transfer). To learn more about our extensive benefits, .
    • Geography Stipend - $7,800 - guaranteed for 1 year after which time the stipend is evaluated for continuance
    • Continuing Medical Education - 10 working days and $3,000 annually
    • Teaching opportunities - are available via advanced practice preceptorship
    • Better quality of life - Enjoy fresh air, short commutes, a lower cost of living and tight-knit communities in our respective regions across Pennsylvania. To learn more about living in our service area, .
    • Satisfaction of working for a nationally recognized, physician-led healthcare organization committed to leading healthcare change. To learn more about Geisinger's many accolades, .EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: -Advanced Practitioner must be able to see all age ranges, Pediatric (birth) to Geriatric. 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.
      EducationMaster'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 & 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.

Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Family Medicine $15k incentive, Healthcare , Minersville, Pennsylvania

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