Nocturnist Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Hospital Medicine
Company: Geisinger Health System
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Job Title: Nocturnist Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
- Hospital Medicine
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Physician Assistants; Nurse Practitioners, Physician,
Work Type: Part time
Department: Western Region Advanced Practitioner Division
Date Posted: 06/15/2022
Job ID: R-33496
Job Summary 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
- 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.
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.
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