Nurse Practitioner Physician Assistant Careworks Acute Care Float

JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner Physician Assistant Urgent Care
LOCATION: Western Full-time Float - Travel to western region clinics - Bellefonte, Lewistown, State College and Williamsport
DEPARTMENT: Careworks Urgent Care
Monday through Friday - 9 AM - 8 PM
Saturday/Sundays - 8 AM - 6 PM
WORK TYPE: Full time ? Outpatient only
Geisinger Careworks clinicians diagnose and treat common medical problems including sore throats, earaches, sinus infections, flu, urinary tract infections and more. They also provide routine health exams, immunizations, screenings and wellness services. Services at some clinics may also include x-ray, EKG, IV hydration, and phlebotomy. Careworks consists of 18 clinic sites throughout central, south-western and northeast Pennsylvania and is seeking an experienced nurse practitioner or physician assistant to join our growing team.
The ideal Geisinger Careworks candidates will:
? Take responsibility and ownership of their site
? Possess strong interpersonal skills
? Be self-motivated
? Have excellent prioritizing and multi-tasking abilities
? Have urgent care experience and the ability perform procedures such as suturing and splinting
With Geisinger, you can take advantage of:
+ Competitive compensation package
+ Exceptional work life balance
+ Support from a full range of dedicated specialists and subspecialists
+ Health system backing that assists providers with routine tasks and mandated regulations, allowing you to focus on patients
+ Ongoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) ? Epic
+ $10,000 recruitment incentive
Advanced practitioners must have at least six months of primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care or critical care advanced practice professional experience and able to treat patients age one and older .
The successful Physician Assistant candidate will work under the responsibility and supervision of the physician and require completion of an ARC-PA approved physician assistant program, NCCPA certification or eligibility and Pennsylvania State licensure. Six months of primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care or critical care experience is required .
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, be eligible for or hold current national certification that allows NP to work with the patient populations and location settings associated with this position (adults and children one year and older ) . Must be eligible for licensure by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Six months of primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care or critical care experience is required .
Candidates with at least 12 months of nursing experience in Emergency medicine, Intensive Care unit or Urgent Care may be considered
- Will be a float for the first 6 months in clinics where there are second providers (Lewistown, Danville, Bloomsburg, Pittston, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, West Hazelton)
- Will work at least one shift per month with a lead provider or the advanced practice provider director
- Will not work alone during the first six months
- Will have monthly face to face meeting with the APP director to discuss skill acquisition, documentation, patient experience (C.I.C.A.R.E), Market and personal experience
- Will have a final evaluation with the medical director and the APP director to evaluate readiness at the end of the six-month orientation period. Onboarding can be extended to 12 months if necessary.
For more information, please contact , Tammy Bonawitz, Talent Management Consultant, Geisinger, at: www.geisinger.org at http://www.geisinger.org/ , 570-214-4777 or tlbonawitz@geisinger.edu .
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.
Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.

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