Geisinger Health System Nurse Practitioner Physician Assistant Skilled Nursing Facility in NANTICOKE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner Physician Assistant

L OCATION: Geisinger Nanticoke, Birchwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and Guardian Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Nanticoke

DEPARTMENT: Community Medicine

WORK TYPE: Full time

JOB SUMMARY:

Nursing home/skilled nursing facility based advanced practitioner (NP or PA-C) works in conjunction with Community Medicine clinical staff, applicable insurance case management staff, and skilled nursing facilities to ensure patients are appropriately managed in the sub-acute and/or long-term care setting. The SNF advanced practitioner (AP) provides direct (hands-on) care in nursing homes/skilled facilities with a goal to improve quality and prevent unnecessary re-admissions to the acute care setting.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

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.

Prior advanced practitioner experience in a long-term care setting and/or administrative experience in a skilled nursing facility or long-term care facility is preferred.

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.

About Geisinger: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org at http://www.geisinger.org/ , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/ and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** 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.